Traveling from Hanoi to Hoi An – Some guidance about transportation

Phúc Nguyễn Cập nhật: 10:31 - 03/06/2023
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Considered as a vince of Vietnam, Hoi An ancient town is the second most popular tourist destination in Asia, is one of the 20 best “nightlife” places on the planet and one of 50 must-visit spots at least one times in life. Come back to Hoi An to see back hundreds of years old, shimmering, legendary beaches, beautiful beaches at Cua Dai and Cu Lao Cham. Are you living in Hanoi? You want to go to Hoi An but you do not know which means to go and which route. will assist you with necessary information for a journey from Hanoi to Hoi An.

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Hanoi to Hoi An distance

The journey from Hanoi to Hoi An is about 797 km long. It is quite long, so you should plan carefully for your trip.

Hanoi is quite far from Hoi An you can go by plane, train, bus, private car, you should choose Da Nang as a transit point. You have 2 routes to choose from:

Route 1: Passing National Highway 1A

This road has a length of nearly 797 kilometers and it takes you 14 hours 22 minutes to reach Nghe An. From the center of Hanoi city, going southwest to the Crossroad Bridge of Tu So intersection to Nguyen Trai / NH6, going in the direction to the Hanoi-Ninh Binh / ĐCT01 ĐCT. At the end of the highway, go straight to National Highway 1A through the central provinces to Da Nang. Then from the center of Da Nang across the Han River Bridge, to the provincial road of Da Nang – Hoi An about 30km to Hoi An.

Route 2: Via Ho Chi Minh trail

The route has a total length of nearly 900km, about 6 hours 37 minutes by car. From the city center of Hanoi, go southwest to the crossroads of Nga Tu So to join Nguyen Trai / NH6, turn left on Yen Son / DT419, then turn right onto Ho Chi Minh Road. Continue straight on the Ho Chi Minh road to Da Nang. Then from the center of Da Nang across the Han River Bridge, to the provincial road of Da Nang – Hoi An about 30km to Hoi An.

Traveling Hanoi to Hoi An

However, having to control the car on its own for long distances can also make the body tired, and this will affect your trip quite a lot.

Traveling to Hoi An by bus or car

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You can also choose a bus to start your journey. Car companies running from Hanoi to Da Nang can be mentioned as Hoang Long, Camel Travel, Phuong Trang, Ngoc Anh … Car fare from Hanoi to Da Nang is about 320,000 – 450,000 VND depending on quality. From Da Nang bus station you take a bus or taxi to Hoi An.

Traveling to Hoi An by train

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From Hanoi or Saigon, there are many train routes to Da Nang, travel time from 14 to 20 hours. You can find train tickets online or at travel agents.

Train ticket price from Hanoi to Da Nang is about 300,000 VND – 650,000 VND, depending on the type of seat. Train ticket price from Saigon to Da Nang is about 900,000 VND – 1,150,000 VND depending on the type of seat.

Although the travel time by train is quite long, in return, visitors have many interesting experiences. Traveling by train has many advantages that you may not be aware of.Compared to traveling by plane, Hoi An traveling by train will save much more, especially the cost. Air ticket prices can be up to 1-2 million VND, while train tickets are only about 300,000 VND.

In particular, by train, you will have the opportunity to enjoy discounts for children, students, soldiers, group tickets, etc.

Traveling from Hanoi to Hoi An by airplane

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If you can afford it, you can travel by airplane. Currently, Hoi An does not have an airport, so airlines cannot exploit direct flights to Hoi An. So, to explore Hoi An quickly and most conveniently you can book flight tickets to Hoi An by flying to Da Nang airport. With the daily frequency of domestic airlines such as Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Bamboo Airways … visitors can easily choose flight times to Hoi An.

In general, ticket prices to Da Nang are quite cheap, ranging from VND 39,000 to VND 99,000 (excluding taxes and fees). You can easily hunt for a cheap ticket like that to have an economical trip to ancient Hoi An.

When you book a flight ticket to Hoi An, you will land at Da Nang airport, in the city of Da Nang. Da Nang International Airport is one of the three largest and busiest airports in Vietnam with more than 150 flights a day being operated by 4 domestic airlines and 9 international airlines. Da Nang airport has a T1 terminal for domestic passengers and a T2 terminal for international passengers, and a VIP terminal that specializes in welcoming heads of state, …

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To best serve a large number of passengers circulating every day, the airport provides a lot of convenient services such as restaurants, cafes, free wifi, medical services, shopping, … With modern equipment and thoughtful and luxurious services, Da Nang International Airport was ranked 23rd in the top 30 best airports in Asia.

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