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5 best ways to travel from Danang to Hoi An

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Hoi An is a ancient town which maintains myriad values of culture, history, archietecture, lifestyle,… This place always attract visitors who come to Danang because it is just about 30km from Danang

In this article, When In Danang will give you recommendations for the top 5 best ways to travel from Da Nang to Hoi An.

Public bus

Going on a bus is the cheapest way on a 4-wheel to travel from Da Nang to Hoi An. With only $1-$2, you can reach Hoi An after about 1,5 hours of driving.

Da Nang – Hoi An bus line starts from 5.30am and ends at 6.00pm with a frequency of one bus every 20 minutes.

Buses are usually old, not-so-clean as you expected and may be full of people which may make you stand all the way. No luggage store is available. Thus, you need to keep your belongings by yourself.

traveling from danang to hoian
Bus to Hoian


This is the easiest way to get a vehicle to travel to Hoi An. Taxi in Danang is always available and ready to take you from Danang to Hoi An. There are various ways for you to call a taxi. You can take one right from the street or call a hotline. Also, your Da Nang hotel staff can help you get a taxi.

As the taxi fee is charged based on the meter counter clock, some drivers may drive you the longest way and overcharge. To avoid this, you a maps application on your phone to track the route. There are 2 trustworthy taxi brands in Vietnam, Vinasun (white cars) and Mai Linh (green cars).

Usually, a one-way trip o a taxi from Da Nang to Hoi An costs you about $17 – $25.

Taxi from Danang to Hoian

Cab booking

There are some available cab booking platforms in Danang such as Grab and Be. If you want to book a cab, you will need to get a 3G/4G SIM card at the airport to connect with the internet and download the app. Cab booking platforms service is a bit cheaper than regular taxis at the range from $15 – $20 for a 7-seater from Da Nang to Hoi An.

A Grab bike from Danang to Hoian


Almost locals love riding motobike from Danang to Hoian thank to its convenience and flexibility. It takes 45 minutes to 1 hour to get Hoian by this way. But if this is the first time you visit Vietnam, we will not recommend you to try this option because Vietnam’s traffic is always crowded, which draws difficulties to foreigners.

Motorbikes can be rented from your hotel or from any renter with ease. You may need to leave your passport for rental. When renting, make sure you check the bike carefully: tires, horn, brakes and lights. The average price for one day of using a bike is about $6-$10, depending on the type.

Riding bike to Hoian



Some people will not agree with this suggest because distance between Danang and Hoian is quite far. But if you try to cycle to Hoian, you will find a lot of wonderful things that other transports can not bring to you. You can feel the fresh air, beautiful landscapes along the way. It takes 2-3 hours to cycle from Danang to Hoian. You should ride a bike in the early morning when the sunrise to find the most fresh feelings.

There are many places to rent bicycles with affordable prices. The average price for one day of using a bicycle is about $3-$5, depending on the type.

Enjoy riding bicycles from Danang to Hoian with fresh air



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