Taking a train ride from Da Nang to Hue is undoubtedly the best option. This route has one of the most scenic and breathtaking views as the train passes through Hai Van pass.
What is Hai Van Pass?
Hai Van Pass is an impressive 21-kilometer long pass located approximately 500 meters above sea level.
It crosses the Bach Ma Mountain between Thua Thien-Hue Province and Danang City, Vietnam, offering a stunning view of mountains with blue skies and tranquil blue water, overlooking to Danang city, Son Tra Island and Lang Co Bay.
Train from Da Nang to Hue
Duration: 2.5 hours to 3 hours (from Da Nang to Hue and return)
1-way ticket price: $3 (soft seat)
The railway distance from Da Nang to Hue is approximately 103 km.
Vietnam Railways offer daily trains from Da Nang to Hue, including SE2, SE4, SE6, SE8, SE1, and SE20.
The first train departs at 2:23 am, and the last one leaves at 11:04 pm.
Seat selection: Passengers can select a hard seat, soft seat, sleeper 6-berth, or sleeper 4-berth. You can choose your seat easily when booking online at Baolau.
The Sinh Tourist is a reputable travel company in Vietnam specialized in tour and transportation. TST offers two buses every day at 9:15 am or 2:30 pm (14:30)
1-way ticket price: 130 000 VND
Da Nang bus stop: 16, 3 Thang 2, Thuan Phuoc, Hai Chau, Đà Nẵng
Hue bus stop: 38 Chu Văn An, Phú Hội, Huế
Hanh Cafe offers sleeper buses from Da Nang to Hue. There are two buses departing daily at 9 am or 2:30 pm (14:30)
1-way ticket price: 110 000 VND
Da Nang bus stop: 1133 Ngô Quyền, Sơn Trà, Đà Nẵng
Hue bus stop: 28 Chu Văn An, Huế, Tỉnh Thừa Thiên – Huế
Reserve and book your bus ticket online
Da Nang to Hue taxi/ rental cars
If you travel in a group with your family or friends, you can consider visiting Hue by car from Da Nang. If you travel solo, this option can be expensive and costly, so you should catch a train or bus instead.