No need to go anywhere, why do not we think about Vietnam tours? Domestic tourism – Vietnam cannot miss the two most popular tourist destinations: Hue – Hoi An.
But how to get from Hue to Hoi An (and vice versa), in which way and which vehicle, may you wonder? Let’s examine several popular modes of transportation you possibly employ to fulfill your dream trip as suggested below.
Hue – a cultural sight, with ancient beauty and romance
Excursions Hue ancient capital with a young soul
Once being at Hue, you will soon fall in love with the city located on the east coast of Vietnam, which steeped in history and is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the region. This was the seat of power of the Nguyen dynasty for a hundred and forty-three years. The Citadel of Ancient Monuments here is one of the most important historical features in Southeast Asia and was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993. Sitting on the banks of the Perfume River, it is a beautiful city, absolutely crammed full of important, historical buildings, places to visit, delightful restaurants and good hotels. If you haven’t seen it enough, consider a Essence of Hue 3 Days tour for your best experience before traveling elsewhere.
Hoi An is known as an ancient city of Vietnam
Hoi An Ancient Town – World Cultural Heritage
Hoi An – a beautiful city originally known as Faifo of which ages is more than 2000 years old. The Old Town here is a perfectly preserved ancient town that has also been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Access is gained across the Japanese Bridge a unique 400-year-old wooden structure. The dry sea air caused all the old buildings to remain in near perfect conditions. For the holidaymaker, it makes a near perfect base.
There are many different ways to travel these two places. Depending on the economic conditions, preferences of each person that will choose for themselves different means. Each form has different advantages and disadvantages and is suitable for each visitor.
Open bus from Hue to Hoi An (and vice versa) – The cheapest/ the most common way
The open bus is a common choice, also the cheapest for most people who want to travel directly to Hoi An. Because traveling by bus is fast, convenient and cheap, many tourists choose the bus as their main transportation. The most popular kind of bus for tourists is the sleeping bus. It is because this kind of bus always has air-conditioners. Moreover, these sleeping buses are quite safe and comfortable, since the target customer is foreign travelers.
- Duration: 1 hours
- Cost: from $5 (~VND120K)
Train from Hue to Hoi An (and vice versa) – The less common way
Actually, traveling by train is always one of the cheapest among available vehicles. And particularly for this route, the scenery on the way is 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 (unfortunately), as there is no train station in Hoi An. Therefore, people who choose the train will have to take the bus/ or taxi from Da Nang to Hoi An as an extra expense.
- Duration (to Da Nang): 2,5 hours
- Cost: from $1.5 (~VND40K)
Ride yourself on a motorbike from Hue to Hoi An (and vice versa) – The most adventurous way
Only consider this option if you are skillful at and had some experience of driving in Vietnam. Nonetheless, keep in mind that this is not a safe way to travel from Hue to Hoi An. Unlike the motorbike tour, you do not have a leader so you have to figure out the way by yourself.
- Duration: 3.5 hours
- Cost: from $5 (~VND120K)
Experience motorcycle riding from Hoi An to Hue
Private car from Hue to Hoi An (and vice versa) – The most expensive way
Traveling by Hue private car have all the advantages that other means of transportation do not have. You can sit comfortably in a private car and enjoy the stunning sight of Hai Van Pass. In addition, you can stop at many amazing destinations on the way if you request in advance. However, the price for Hue private car is considerably higher in comparison with other means.
- Duration: 1 hours
- Cost: from $30 (~VND700K)
Book a tour to from Hue to Hoi An (and vice versa) – The easiest way
If you wish to manage everything on your own, from getting to the intermediate station to acquiring a ticket, please feel free to do so. Most of the vehicles to Hoi An (and vice versa) are totally safe and guaranteed to reach there. However, if you prefer to keep organizing as simple as possible and expect a hassle-free trip, booking a package tour to Hoi An from Hue is advisable. Worry not about minor details, just enjoy a fun-packed itinerary from a prestige agent, who can take care of everything not only how to arrive at, but also what to experience in Hoi An.
This will certainly be a very useful experience for those who want to conquer the beauty of the land here, especially the especially beautiful cities in Vietnam tours.
With the information above, we hope you will choose the most suitable vehicle for you to move from Hoi An to Hue.