The distance from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to Hoi An ancient town is 950km and 775km respectively. Tourists can reach this town coach, by railway and even by air. Nowadays, there are no airport and railway station in Hoi An Ancient town; therefore, as a tourists, if you intend to travel to Hoi An by air or by railway, you can choose the nearest airport or railway station to make it more convenient and easier. There are three airports which are nearest to Hoi An: Da Nang International Airport (Da Nang City), Cam Ranh Airport (Nha Trang) and Phu Bai Airport (Hue City). You are highly suggested to travel to Da Nang City by air (Da Nang International Airport) and by railway (Da Nang Railway Station, 202 Hai Phong Street, Tel: (+84) 511 3823810) as from Da Nang City, only after a 28-kilometer coach, you can easily reach the ancient town of Hoi An.
Traveling by air from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An town, tourists depart form Tan Son Nhat International Airport and arrive in Da Nang International Airport. It takes one hour and about 10 minutes to reach Da Nang City. Then, tourists can reach the ancient town of Hoi An by taxi, motorbike-taxi or bus.
Traveling by air from Hanoi to Hoi An Ancient town, tourists depart from Noi Bai International Airport and arrive in Da Nang International Airport (Da Nang City). It takes about one hour from Hanoi to Da Nang. Then, tourists can reach the ancient town of Hoi An by taxi, motorbike-taxi or bus.
There are 3 flights daily departing from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to Da Nang, tourists can contact the travel agency for more information and booking air tickets for the fattest and most convenient; or tourists can also book tickets in Booking Office of Vietnam Airlines.
Address: Room 701, 17T1 Building, Trung Hoa Nhan Chinh Urban Area, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Local phone: (+84) 4 62510239
Hotline: (+84) 989 383 767
There are many trains daily departing from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, dropping in Nha Trang Railway Station, Tam Ky Railway Station (Quang Nam Province), Da Nang Railway Station and Hue Railway Station. Of which there are two railway stations which are nearest to Hoi An is Tam Ky and Da Nang Railway Stations. Tourists are recommended to choose these two railway station for better transfer. From there, tourists catch taxi, motorbike taxi or bus to reach Hoi An for convenience and time saving.
Tam Ky Railway Station
Address: Nguyen Hoang Street, Truuong Xuan Ward, Tam Ky.
Tel: (+84) 510 3828488
There are two kinds of train: express train and normal/regular train. The price train ticket depends on which kinds of train you choose: express or normal train. Each train is divided into many types of train ticket: hard chair tickets, soft chair tickets and sleeper tickets. Therefore, tourists have to ask carefully for detail information when booking train ticket so as for the most convenient journey.
At every travel agency in big cities (such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang City), there are coaches transferring to Hoi An Ancient town. This is the most convenient way transfer for tourists, especially foreign tourists. There are also coaches departing at night for time saving. If tourists do not want to transfer by coach at travel agencies, tourists can choose the express coaches (interprovince coaches).
From Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An: 3 car trips/day: 7.00 am, 8.00 am and 8.00 pm
From Nha Trang to Hoi An: 2 car trips/day: 6.30 pm and 7.00 pm.
Some taxi firms you can trust in Hoi An Ancient Town such as:
Mai Linh Taxi: (+84) 510 3914914
FaiFo Taxi: (+84) 510 3919191
There are local buses from Da Nang to Hoi An and vice vesra. In Da Nang City, the bus stations are located in Hung Vuong Street (near Ong Ich Khiem Intersection) or in Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street (Pasteur Intersection). There is one bus trip per hour with the price of about 5,000 VND.
Mini bus traveling to Hue, Phong Nha, Quy Nhon, Nha Trang, Kon Tum, Ho Chi Minh City is very popular in Hoi An. Tourists can book ticket at hotels or travel agencies. Tourists are suggested to hire a mini bus for more convenience if in group of more than 7 passengers. The price of mini bus tourists can contact your travel agencies for the accurate cost.
They can be rent at most hotels or tourists offices in Hoi An Ancient town. This is the good way transferring for those who wish to experience the daily life of local people in Hoi An Ancient Town and visit the beautiful landscape of this town and around.