Featured in the travel street of the Central area, Hoi An Old Quarter likes a rustic, simple and poetic picture. Whether it is day or night, Hoi An itself still brings a different charismatic beauty.
Besides a variety of the cultural and architectural values, Hoi An has also kept a bulky intangible cultural background.
Daily life of residents with their customs, religious activities, folk art, cultural festivals, romantic natural landscape as well as specialty dishes…
All these things create an attractive Hoi An for both home and outside tourists. If you are one of them, read below to know how to get to Hoi An:
Plane to Hoi An
Hoi An belongs to Quang Nam but the nearest airport is located at Da Nang. Da Nang to Hoi An is distant about 30km. Now, some airlines such as Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar, Vietjetair have exploited the flight routes from HCM city and Hanoi to Da Nang. If you want to buy cheap ticket, you should book before about 3-6 months.
Other vehicles: coach, train
From Hanoi or Sai Gon, there are a few trains to Da Nang (the North – South route). Ticket fare ranges from 400.000VND – 1.200.000VND, depending on which kind of train and seat you choose. It will take you from 14 to 20 hours to move from these 2 cities to Da Nang by train.
Coach: Ticket fare is about 400.000 – 500.000VND, in the event of selecting Hoang Long, Hlink, Mai Linh and Thuan Thao car marker. It takes you 18 – 20 hours from Hanoi/ Sai Gon to Da Nang.
Because today, the transfer points to Hoi An are mainly coach stations so from these, it is very convenient for you to get on bus or taxi to Hoi An.
Starting from Hanoi’s direction, you can also opt for the stop at Tam Ky station (Quang Nam). At here, you get on one to Hoi An.
If you begin from Ho Chi Minh city’s direction, you are able to choose a coach to the Northern area or Da Nang. It will pass and stop at Hoi An.
The second route is closer and more deserted that means you will move from the Da Nang Center over the Han River and Da Nang – Hoi An provincial highway, finally, more 30km to Hoi An.
Means to move inside Hoi An city
Hoi An has full of transportation services such as bus, taxi, motorbike taxi and cyclos.
Motorcycle rental price is from 120.000 – 150.000VND/ day
However, the most interesting thing when visiting Hoi An is to walk or rent a bicycle to move around there in order to feel the ethos of this place. The bicycle rental price is 30.000VND/ day.