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Results from Hanoi to Hoi An on Monday, 06 February 2023
How to get from Hanoi to Hoi An
There are three ways to travel from Hanoi to Hoi An: by plane, by train or by bus.
How far is Hoi An from Hanoi?
The travel distance from Hanoi to Hoi An is 797 km. There are three options to travel between Hanoi and Hoi An: taking a flight, a train or a bus.
How long does it take to get from Hanoi to Hoi An?
It takes 1 hour 20 minutes to get from Hanoi to Da Nang by plane, and 16-17 hours by train or by bus.The bus usually takes you directly to Hoi An. Meanwhile, the flight and the train takes you to Da Nang Airport and Da Nang Railway Station located in the city center. From the airport or the railway station you will need to take a bus or a taxi to reach Hoi An, which takes another one hour.
Depending on the traffic, sometimes the bus arrives 30 minutes earlier or later than scheduled. The plane and the train usually depart and arrive on time.
What types of airlines operate the route from Hanoi to Hoi An?
There are three domestic airlines operating the route Hanoi to Da Nang: Vietnam Airlines (VN), VietJet Air (VJ) and Bamboo Airways (QH).
How much does it cost to get from Hanoi to Hoi An by plane?
The price of the flight ticket from Hanoi to Hoi An varies depending on the airline and how long you book in advance. It starts from 600,000 VND.
Full-service carriers are more expensive but usually depart on time. Meanwhile, low-cost carriers are cheaper but often suffer delay.
For more information about travelling by plane, please read our Flight Guide in Vietnam.
What types of trains operate the route from Hanoi to Hoi An?
There are two types of train services running the route Hanoi to Da Nang that are managed by two operators: Vietnam Railways and Private railway companies.
Vietnam Railways: the state-owned railway company operates its own set of passenger coaches on the trains SE1/2, SE3/4, SE5/6 và SE7/8. Passenger cars are divided in five classes: Hard seat, Soft seat, Soft seat Premium, Soft bed in compartments for 1-4 passengers and Hard bed in compartments for 1-6 passengers.
Private railway companies: a number of private companies operate their own passengers cars attached to the trains hauled by Vietnam Railways, hence depart and arrive according to the same schedule. The coaches operated by the private railway companies provide a higher level of comfort, with luxury cabins decorated with wooden floor and cozy soft beds. The service also includes bottled water and snacks. Passenger cars are divided in two classes: Sleeper 2-Berth in compartments for 1-2 passengers and Sleeper 4-Berth in compartments for 1-4 passengers.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Vietnam.
How much does it cost to get from Hanoi to Hoi An by train?
The train ticket with Vietnam Railways costs from 434,000 VND for Hard seat, 509,000 VND for Soft seat, 776,000 VND for Sleeper-6 Berth and 861,000 VND for Sleeper 4-Berth. Meanwhile, the train ticket with private trains costs from 1,800,000 VND for standard Sleeper 4-berth.
If you travel on a budget, Vietnam Railways is good enough as the passenger cars have been upgraded with the interior refurnished and higher quality components.
Where does the train from Hanoi to Hoi An depart?
Trains on the North-South railway line depart from Hanoi Railway Station, located at 120 Le Duan, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Please arrive to the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
What types of buses operate the route from Hanoi to Hoi An?
There is only one type of bus running the route Hanoi to Hoi An.
Sleeper Bus: double-deck coaches equipped with fixed berths and capacity for 40–46 passengers. These are quite comfortable so you can sleep during most part of the journey.
For more information about travelling by bus, please read our Bus Guide in Vietnam.
How much does it cost to get from Hanoi to Hoi An by bus?
The price of the bus ticket from Hanoi to Hoi An varies depending on the type of bus that you choose. It starts from 350,000 VND.
Keep in mind that some bus companies in Vietnam increase the price on weekends and national holidays.
Where does the bus from Hanoi to Hoi An depart?
Most buses from Hanoi to Hoi An depart from the representative offices of the bus companies in Hai Ba Trung and Hoan Kiem Districts in the center of Hanoi.
Please arrive to the point of departure at least 60 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Note that some bus companies will organize the transfer of passengers from the point of departure to the bus terminal by shuttle bus, therefore customers must show up in advance or risk missing the bus.
Where does the bus from Hanoi to Hoi An arrive?
Most buses from Hanoi to Hoi An arrive at the representative offices of the bus companies located in Ton Duc Thang and Hai Ba Trung Street, Hoi An.