How to get from Nha Trang to Da Nang

Polina
Polina
Updated: 4 October 2019
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Most tourists who travel to exotic countries do not plan to spend their entire vacation in a hotel room or on the beach. Experienced travelers prefer independent trips to places that are not popular with other tourists, but no less fascinating. So, many, appreciating the beauty of Nha Trang, go to the beautiful Vietnamese town [wikisnippet id = “12550”] Da Nang [/ wikisnippet].

Possible ways of movement from Nha Trang to Da Nang

Being in a popular resort, many tend to see as many cities as possible and visit various exotic places. Da Nang is located more than 500 km from Nha Trang, to its northern part. There are lots of different ways to get from one point to another.

Lotus in Nha Trang
Beautiful resort city of Nha Trang

The fastest – in just 1 hour, the plane. Cam Ranh Airport provides regular flights for 500-600 thousand dong. To be sure that the round trip will take one day, it is necessary to book tickets in advance.

More economical and long-term option of movement – the train. The cost of an average of 400 thousand. VND. On the road will take from 9 to 12 hours.

The same time it will take no less popular way to travel in Vietnam – “[wikisnippet id =” 12555 “] slipbas [/ wikisnippet]”. This is a bus with recumbent seats. Seats are arranged in two tiers. Ticket price is half as high as on the plane. There are evening flights, which is also convenient, because in a dream the road passes unnoticed.

If the financial position of the tourist allows you to spend from 10 to 12 million VND at both ends, you can take a taxi. But the journey will take as much time as on the slipbase.

For the most courageous and confident guests of the country, Vietnamese offer bike rental.

Bike rental
Rent a bike

We’ll have to overcome 540 km of uneasy road along the embankment. However, one must be prepared for difficulties. Buses and cars rarely show respect for motorcyclists. The journey time will be at least 12 hours.

Differences in transport services

When comparing all the ways to get from Nha Trang to Da Nang, the pricing policy of public transport is built in the following way:

  • bus fare is the cheapest;
  • the price of a train ticket is higher, but the travel time is reduced by 1–2 hours;
  • Aircraft is an expensive pleasure compared to other types of transport.

Bus stations provide several types of buses for trips to Da Nang:

  • ordinary “slipbass”, the cheapest option;
  • tourist, a bit more comfortable, but also more expensive.
Slip basses in Vietnam
Night slips
Tickets for the regular bus are sold at the bus station, the cost varies depending on the time of landing. Hotels, travel agencies and cafes provide vouchers for a comfortable “slipbas”.

Trains also vary in cost and comfort. It depends on the classification of the cars. The cheapest 2nd class, seat, a bit more expensive bed of the same class. Then come the 1st and VIP classes. The price of the latter includes 4 seats in the compartment. Travel vouchers can be bought at the travel agency, on the train station. train station or internet site.

The plane is not much more expensive than the train, but the travel time is significantly reduced. Every day takes more than two flights. The cost of an expensive ticket includes a baggage allowance of 20 kg. Cheap implies surcharge for suitcases. Some airlines offer seasonal discounts, during which the price drops by half.

Aircraft in Cam Ranh
Plane to Da Nang at Cam Ranh Airport

There are plenty of ways to get to the city of Da Nang and appreciate its beauty. From the choice of transport depends on how safe and fast the path will be. However, regardless of the difficulties of movement, the journey will be fascinating.

Polina
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Polina
Since 2013, we live with a spouse in different countries, including China, the Philippines, the United States, and Vietnam. I dance, teach pole dance and write about our travel.
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