How to transfer between Da Nang and Hoi An

Da Nang and Hoi An is about 30 km far away from each other, the both cities attract more tourists based on  their own unique beauty. While Da Nang is the worth living city, Hoi An is the best city in the World rated by Travel + Leisure in 2019.  Many travelers decide to gather the 2 cities as one destination whilst traveling, in order to help travelers have more options, we would like to show you the most recommended ways to transfer between Da Nang and Hoi An and vice versa.
In this article, what you read about is how to book a transfer, price and detail of each transport. Below are some of the best suggested and selected transfer services.


There is no doubt that the easiest and most comfortable way travel between Hoi An and Da Nang is to take a private car arranged by Hoian Transfer services No matter what time, our driver will be waiting, holding a sign with your name on it, so you’ll easily recognize him.
It takes about 30 minutes or 45 minutes to transfer you between Da Nang – Hoi An
Price depends on what size the car is needed, and start from  $ 15 one way for a spacious 4 seater.

TAXI (taximeter)

Transfer from Da Nang:

Abundance of Taxi is waiting for you when you walk out the airport and walk 30 meters more to the stand.
The cost depends on your drop-off point.
Here are the 4 trusted Taxi brand and contacts calling from Da Nang (with Da Nang code: 0511)

Mai Linh Taxi0 511 352 5252
Song Han Taxi0 511 372 7272
Tien Sa Da Nang Taxi0 511 379 7979
Vinasun Taxi0 511 368 6868

Tips: Write down the whole hotel name and address then give it to the driver due to there are so many hotels in Hoi An with similar names so they may accidentally take you to the wrong hotel.
Here are the example: these 2 hotels below are totally different from each other:

  • Lantana Riverside Hoi An Boutique Hotel & Spa (52 Huyen Tran Cong Chua, Hoi An)
  • Lantana Hoi An Boutique Hotel & Spa (09 Thoai Ngoc Hau, Hoi An)

Transfer from Hoi An:

Directly contact to Taxi operation or ask receptionist to do it for you.

Mai Linh Taxi0235.
Faifoo Quang Nam Taxi0235.
Tien Sa Quang Nam Taxi0235.
Vinasun Quang Nam Taxi0511.

There is another service launched recently – Dichungtaxi (shared taxi). You can share the taxi with other people who have the same journey by clicking “share” option. If not it will be the private taxi as usual.
Shared taxis will cost around 150,000 VND ($ 7) to  220,000 VND ($ 10).

GRAB CAR/ BIKE (download Grab here)

Transfer from Da Nang: 

Another comfy and easy way to get a transfer is to book a GrabCar, and you know exactly how much you need to pay in advance.
GrabBike: If you do not mind sitting on the motorbike with your luggage for half an hour, GrabBike is also a good option with cheap fare.

Transfer from Hoi An:

Please note that there is NO GrabCar available transfering you from Hoi An to Da Nang due to Hoi An local government’s policy.  BUT there is another new app called FastGo start to work with cheaper fare than GrabCar.
However, GrabBike is still working as it’s at every corner of Hoi An. Price start from 100.000 VND ($ 4,3) based on the distance between pick-up point and drop-off point


If you’re on budget then this is the cheapest route of transport from Da Nang to Hoi An and vice versa. Visit Danabus for checking the routes, schedule, fare, etc,..

From Da Nang:

Bus route - transfer between Hoi An and Da Nang

There is a local bus line (also known as the yellow bus) that takes you to Hoi An, but insure that you’re taking bus #1 because multiple buses stop here going to different destinations.
If you just walk out from the airport, the closest is located at 411 Dien Bien Phu.
With various stops along the way. This, of course, will take a little longer about an hour or more to get your destination
Prices start from 20.000 VND ($1) to 30.000 ($1,5) depend on your drop-off point.

From Hoi An:

Hoi An is small and there is a small Bus station in town located on Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, at the corner of Le Hong Phong Street. It’s about 1.5 kilometres outside of the town.
bus Hoi An-Da Nang
The costs 20.000 VND ($1) to 30.000 ($1,5)  with luggage, but beware that drivers may try to charge more from foreigners.
The buses run from 05:30 am – 17:30 pm, every 20 minutes and take around 45 minutes.
Note: There will be no AC on the local bus which might cause you a little depression after a long flight.
The route is as follows: Hoi An bus station; Tran Dai Nghia; Le Van Hien; Ngu Hanh Son; Cau Tran Thi Ly; Nui Thanh; Trung Nu Vuong; Bach Dang; Phan Dinh Phung; Yen Bai; Le Duan; Dien Bien Phu; Ton Duc Thang; Da Nang central bus station.



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