A Guide On How To Travel From Hue To Hoi An For First-time Travelers

The distance from Hue to Hoi An Vietnam is just 130km (around 80 miles) and traveling to Hoi An from Hue is extremely fast and easy with several means of transportation such as train, bus, taxi, or motorbike. Traveling by train or taxi is much more comfortable than by bus while going by motorbike is so much more of an experience.

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How to travel from Hue to Hoi An must be one of the most concerning questions of international tourists who want to visit both of these two famous cities in Central Vietnam. And the good news is that the distance between them is not substantial and there are several choices to choose from. Scroll down for more necessary information.

I - Travel from Hue to Hoi An by car

road from hue to hoi an
There are many beautiful roads in Hue - Source: Vnexpress

Renting a car with a driver who is fluent in English seems to be a trend among international tourists to Vietnam, especially those who go with their kids. You can ask the hotel receptionist to help you connect with the rental providers or you can do it on your own by contacting these companies:

Hoi An Private Car 

- Price: $65 - 85

- Travel time:

+ About 3.5 hours for non-stop transfer

+ About 5 hours or more with short breaks to visit some attractions like Lap An Lagoon, Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass,.. (surcharge may be asked).

- WhatsApp: 0349 825 119

- Detail on https://hoianprivatecar.com/hue-to-hoi-an-by-private-car

Explore Vietnam

This unit offers a private car from Hue to Hoi An service with many interesting experiences.

- Price: $70 - 100

- Travel time: 5 or 6 hours, in which you spend at least 2.5 hours immersing yourself in tourist spots such as Voi Waterfall (upon request and + $10), Lap An Lagoon, Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass, and Marble Mountains.

- Further information: door-to-door transfer; non-stop travel is accessible 

- Detail on https://explorevietnam.com.vn/hue/hue-to-hoi-an-by-private-car

Culture Pham Travel 

- Price: $85 - 100

- Privileges: door-to-door service, free-choosing departure time, no limit on visit time at each spot (Lap An Lagoon, Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass, My Khe Beach, and Marble Mountains)

- Travel time: no limitation

- Website: https://culturephamtravel.com

II - Getting from Hue to Hoi An by train

train from hue to hoi an
Traveling by train, in this case, is not an ideal choice - Source: Hoachio

There is no train station in Hoi An City, hence, you have to take a train from Hue to Danang and then continue to get from Danang Train Station to Hoi An by taxi or bus. 

Necessary information: 

- The distance from Danang Train Station to Hoi An City Center is about 30km

- Bus No.01 is an ideal choice. 

- Some taxis in Danang City: Mai Linh Taxi (02363 565 656), Vinasun Green Taxi (02363 686 868)

- Guide for getting from Hue to Danang by train

III - Transfer from Hue to Hoi An by bus & limousine

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Traveling from Hue to Hoi An takes about 3.5 - 4 hours. Some bus & limousine brands in Hue city that you can refer to: 

Hoang Duc Limousine 

- Pick-up point: Hue City Center at 5:30pm

- Drop-off point: Hoi An City Center at 8:50pm 

- Ticket price: $11 / person

- Website: https://hoangduclimousine.com 

Dong Hanh Limousine

- Pick-up point: No.39 Nguyen Khoa Vy Street, Vy Da Ward, Hue City 

- Drop-off point: No.68 Hung Vuong Street, Hoi An City 

- Departure time: 11am, 00:30pm, 2:30pm, 4am, 5pm

- Ticket price: $12 / person 

- Website https://donghanhgoldman.vn

Camel open bus

- Pick up point: No,15 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hue City

- Drop-off point: No.52 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An City

- Travel time: 4 hours 

- Departure time: 8am

- Ticket price: $3.8 / person 

- Contact: 0510 917 703

IV - Travel from Hue to Hoi An by motorbike

motorbike from hue to hoi an
Riding a motorbike - Source: Hi.com

With a short distance of 125km, you can easily travel by motorbike and enjoy the beautiful scenery on the Hue - Hoi An road. Travel time by motorbike may take about 3 hours. Some motorbike rental shops in Hue city:  

Hue Motorbike Tour 

- Address: No.05, Alley 49, Han Mac Tu Street, Vy Da Ward, Hue City

- Price: $4.3 - 6.5 / motorbike / day

- Website: https://huemotorbiketour.com

- Further information: door-to-door service; return the motorbike in Hoi An is available;... 

Hidden Land Travel 

- Further information: contract in English, free sending luggage to Hoi An, door-to-door service,... are available 

- Hue to Hoi An motorbike price: $26 - 65 / motorbike / day

- Website: http://huescooterrental.com 

Hue Motorbike Adventure 

- Price: $20 / motorbike / day

- Further information: Self-rider with guide or without guide 

- WhatApp: 0985 005 113 

- Website: http://www.huemotorbikeadventure.com


- Price: updating

- Further information: return the motorbike in Hoi An is available

- Email: info@motorvina.com

- Website: http://motorvina.com


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If you are self-riders, you can choose one of the following routes:

- From Hue to Hoi An via Hai Van Pass: this route is really a great challenge because of many sharp turns, and zigzag roads. However, you have the chance to admire breathtaking landscapes such as Lap An Lagoon, Lang Co Beach, Lang Co Fishing Village, Bach Ma Mountain Range...

- Via Hai Van Tunnel: If you choose to go through Hai Van Tunnel, you need to pay motorbike transfer fees (only cars & buses are available to go through the tunnel). Operation time: 6am - 10pm and the price of transit via the Hai Van tunnel is about 40,000 VND/ person ($1.7) for both passenger and vehicle.

V - Other choices of getting from Hue to Hoi An

1 - Taxi from Hue to Hoi An

The price of a taxi Hue - Hoi An is about $65 / 4 seater-car. Some reputable taxi companies in Hue are:     

- Mai Linh Taxi: 02343 898 989         

- Sun Taxi: 02343 667 788        

- Thua Thien Hue Taxi: 02343 818 181        

- Yellow Taxi: 02343 797 979    

- Dong Ba Taxi: 02343 848 484

2 - Traveling by bike from Hue to Hoi An

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The agents that offer private or group bicycle tours from Hue - Hoi An are:

Hue Smile Travel     

- Website: https://www.huesmiletravel.com/tours/        

- Cost: from $207 / person       

- Contact consultant: 0935 484 415

There are quite a lot of ways to travel from Hue and Hoi An Vietnam. Hopefully, that information is helpful to your travel through Vietnam. 

How far from Hue to Hoi An? 
The distance between Hue and Hoi An is about 130km. 
How to travel from Hue to Hoi An?
Traveling from Hue to Hoi An by bus, train, motorbike, rental private car,...
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