There are many ways to visit Hoi An from Hue: take an open bus from your hotel or travel agents, take a car, a taxi or go by train, hire a motorbike from Hue or join an adventure tour. The distance from Hue to Hoi An is about 130 km. It takes about 3-4 hours to move. So, which are the best ways to get from Hue to Hoi An for you? Keep reading on below.
Hue to Hoi An by train
Taking a train is one of the most popular ways to travel from Hue to Hoi An. Traveling by train is not only comfortable but also cheap. Its price only costs $3-5.Besides, the scenery on the way is also stunning, as the train will go over the Hai Van Pass, while most vehicles will go through the Hai Van Tunnel. However, there is no direct train from Hue to Hoi An, because there is no train station in Hoi An. Therefore, travelers will have to buy the train ticket from Hue to Da Nang, and then take the bus or taxi from Da Nang to Hoi An.
Train is one of the popular ways when traveling from Hue to Hoi An
Hue to Hoi An by car
The most common way to travel from Hue to Hoi An is by Hue private car because of its convenience. Travelers can get all the advantages that other means of transportation do not have. You can sit comfortably in a private car and enjoy the wonderlandscape of Hai Van Pass. Moreover, you can stop at many beautiful destinations on the way if you request in advance. The price for a private car is also reasonable in comparison with other tours, especially if you are going to travel in a large group. In addition, an English guide on the way is also available upon request. The high-quality service of Hue private car will satisfy with your requirements. So, if you want to have a relaxing journey, Hue private car will be a perfect choice.
Traveling by car brings a comfortable trip to you
Hue to Hoi An by bus
The open bus is another popular choice for tourists who want to travel directly from Hue to Hoi An. Because traveling by bus is cheap ($9-10), convenient and fast, many people often choose the bus as their main transportation. The most common kind of bus for travelers is the sleeping bus. It is because this kind of bus always has air-conditioners and beds. Moreover, these sleeping buses are quite comfortable and safe. However, if you travel by bus, then you will disappoint as you can’t see Hai Van Pass. These sleeping buses always go through the Hai Van Tunnel as they want to save time and ensure safety. Therefore, traveling by sleeping buses will be more boring than the other transportation. Of course, at least you can still sleep there.
Traveling by bus is one of the cheapest ways
Hue to Hoi An by motorbike
For adventurous way, from Hue to Hoi An by motorbike is a memorable experience. This is the main reason for the blooming of motorbike tours from Hue to Hoi An. Travelling by a motorbike is quite an interesting experience, as you can feel adventurous and safe. Moreover, you can totally admire the beauty of Bach Ma National Park and the Hai Van Pass. The tour price is $58-60 USD (approximately 1.500.000 VND) per person. Or you also can hire a motorbike for traveling if you consider joining a tour is over your budget. The price for a motorbike from Hue to Hoi An is quite cheap, only $6-10 for a motorbike and $3 for gasoline. However, remember that this is not a safe option to travel from Hue to Hoi An. Unlike motorbike tours, you do not have any leader so you have to find out the way by yourself.
Going by a motorbike is quiet an amazing experience from Hue to Hoi An
Hue to Hoi An tour
If you don’t know how to ride a motorbike but you want to travel as many as places from Hue to Hoi An, you can join in a tour. First, you can visit Elephant Stream and Lang CO beach.It will not take long as this site is very small with its white sand before travelling over the Hai Van Pass. To continue the journey, they can take you through Da Nang to visit Marble Mountain which is a limestone karst mountain containing a series of caves and religious sites and stop at the famous My Khe Beach. After that, the tour can drive you to visit My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, you will arrive to Hoi An Ancient Town and experience the beauty here. The tour price is about $12-48/each according to how many customers in a tour, how standard you require and so on.
Hue to Hoi An motorbike tour
To sum up, the journey from Hue to Hoi An is interesting, especially the landscapes on the way. This is a great journey that you should not miss once you visit the center of Vietnam. Let’s try and have a memorable occasion in Vietnam.
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