Hoi An – Which is the best way to come?


Hoi An is a famous destination that attracts millions of tourists every year. However, there is no airport or gas station in this lovely town. Hence, if you want to reach the old town, the easy east way is that you should go to Da Nang first, then travel overland to from Da Nang to Hoi An. So which means of transport should you choose? Or how long it takes to set foot on Hoi An? Let’s scroll down for an ultimate guide!

When is the best time to travel from Da Nang to Hoi An

Every season you travel from Da Nang to Hoi An, you can experience different beauty of the little town. Nonetheless, the ideal time to visit these two cities is the dry season from January to July. During this period, the weather is great with cool wind and less rain. In the rainy season (August – December), the temperature is more fluctuated and there are sudden thunderstorms. Therefore, don’t forget to check the weather forecast before the Da Nang – Hoi An trip.

summer is the best time to travel from da nang to hoi anSummer is the best time to travel – Image: www.neverendingvoyage.com.

Which vehicles should you choose to travel from Da Nang to Hoi An

It’s about 30 kilometers from Da Nang to Hoi An, not too far, so it’s very convenient for you to visit these two cities. There are many kinds of vehicles you can choose such as motorbike, taxi, and bus. You can consider your budget and the purpose of the trip to pick the most suitable one.

Bus – the most popular public transports

To promote Da Nang – Hoi An tourism, the Bus route No.1 was put into use in 2015 at 25,000 VND (~$1) per ticket. Plus, a bus round often lasts 70 – 80 minutes. If you want to save time and money, the bus No.1 is an option.

>> Check out the bus map and schedule here.

Taxi – the comfortable vehicle for private trip

Taxi is one of the fastest and most convenient means of transport. Thanks to the time-saving (about 15 – 50 minutes), this is the most recommended way to enjoy your trip. However, the price is a bit high, ranging from 350,000 VND to 450,000 VND ($15 – $20). Here are some high-quality taxies with economic prices:

  • Da Nang Taxi:
    – Taxi Mai Linh: 0236.
    – Taxi Song Han: 0236.
    – Taxi Tien Sa: 0236.
    – Taxi VinaSun: 0236.
  • Hoi An Taxi:
    – Taxi Mai Linh: 0235.
    – Taxi Hoi An: 0235.3.919.919
    – Taxi Faifo Hoi An: 0235.

Motorbike – the most recommended vehicles 

One of the vehicles to travel that many tourists choose is a motorbike. It is because you can find lots of motorbike rental shops around your hotel. The shortest route to move from Da Nang to Hoi An by motorbike is from the center of Da Nang, cross the Han Bridge, then go along the seaside road to straight to Hoi An. Moreover. Wandering around by private vehicle is very convenient since roads here are quite small. However, you need an international driving license and a guide map to complete your motorbike adventure.

ride motorbikes from Da Nang to Hoi AnYou should prepare carefully to have a great adventure from Da Nang to Hoi An – Image: hiddenlandtravel.com.


With the superb location right at the heart of Central Vietnam, Da Nang to Hoi An has been on the list of must-visit places. With many wonders and heritage, this would be an interesting trip for you and your travel-mates on the upcoming vacation.