Since Hoi An is the most visited city in the central of Vietnam, about 510 km further down to the south, Nha Trang is completely a paradise of city and sea, the absolute best of both worlds.
Located on the south central coast of Vietnam, we found 3 easy ways listed from the fastest to the lowest to get from Hoi An to Nha Trang which is very convenient for travelers.
Due to there is no Airport as well as train station in Hoi An, so you need to get back to Da Nang then take the next transfer to Nha Trang.
With the distance is just about 30 km away from Hoi An, Da Nang is easy accesible by private car, taxi or even GrabBike. See more at transfer guide between Hoi An – Da Nang .
FLIGHT (2 steps)
As we all know, taking flight is the fastest way to transfer from Hoi An to Nha Trang via Cam Ranh Airport.
Step 1: Hoi An – Da Nang airport
Please note that if you are going to Da Nang by local bus, from Da Nang bus station, you need to book the next transport to transfer you to the airport which 5 km away.
check price reference at airfare table below
|Taxi||400,000 VND ($ 18)||45 mins|
|Private car||250,000 VND ($ 11)||45 mins|
|Local bus||20,000 VND ($0,8)||1 hr|
|GrabBike||130,000 VND ($ 5,6)||1 hr|
Step 2: Da Nang airport – Cam Ranh airport
Both Vietnam Airline and Vietjet Air offer direct flight from Da Nang to Cam Ranh. But Vietjet offers cheaper flight than Vietnam airline. Price ranges from 670,000 VND ($ 29) one way.
|Vietnam Airline||12:30 am - 13:45 pm||1hr 15 m||$ 29|
|Vietjet Air||11:10 am - 12:10 pm||1 hr||$ 19|
|Vietjet Air||13:45 pm - 14:45 pm||1 hr||$19|
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Note: Cam Ranh Airport is 25 km from Nha Trang, and there are 2 options to go to the city center.
- Shuttle bus: 50,000 VND ($ 2,2)
- Taxi: price ranges from 200,000 VND ($ 9)
TRAIN (2 steps)
Travel with train is rated as the safest option among suggested vehicles. Takes around 9-10 hrs to go, a plus by traveling with train is you can save a day as well as an accommodation while taking the night train.
Step 1: Hoi An – Da Nang train station
Same as taking flight, you need to get to Da Nang first then head to the train station which is also about 5 km away.
Step 2: Da Nang train station – Nha Trang train station
There are 6 difference trains daily leaving from Da Nang to Nha Trang. The earliest leaves at 1:16 am and the latest leaves at 10:42 pm.
Nha Trang train station is only a 10-15 min walk to the city center.
Here are some suggestion, see more at Bao Lau
|SE7||10:42 pm - 8:24 am||9 hrs 42 m||341,000 VND ($ 15)|
|SE21||9:31 am - 10:21 pm||10 hrs 50m||303,000 VND ($ 13)|
|SE5||1:16 am - 10:44 am||9 hrs 28 m||331,000 VND ($ 14,3)|
Among these 2 ways above, bus is the cheapest options which takes longest time to travel. These buses also drop you off at the city center.
So do you prefer to save your time to save your money?
Hanh Cafe and The Sinh are well known bus company. Ha Linh bus is also a good option except the time.
|Hanh Cafe||5:30 pm - 6:30 am||13 hrs||250,000 VND ($11)|
|The Sinh tourist bus||6:15 pm - 4:30 am||10 hrs 15 m||330,000 VND ($ 15)|
|Ha Linh||5:00 pm - 2:40 am||9 hrs 40 m||270,000 VND ($ 12)|