This article is a comprehensive transportation guide to travel from Hanoi to Hue by train, bus, and airplane with tips for ticket prices, timetable, and how to book tickets online.
The distance between Hanoi and Hue is about 700 km by land, and the fastest way to get to Hue from Hanoi is flying. Train and bus are cheaper alternatives for travelers, and both methods take approximately 13 hours.
Flying is the fastest way to get from Hanoi to Hue. Vietnam Airlines and VietJet Air offer daily flights from Hanoi to Hue, and the journey takes 1 hour 15 minutes.
Vietnam Airlines: 20 kg checked luggage and 7 kg carry-on luggage
VietJet Air: 7 kg carry-on luggage (can purchase extra for checked luggage)
After arriving at Phu Bai airport, travelers can take a private transfer to the city center or hotels. From there, you can join tours to visit attractions in Hue or rent a motorbike/ private car to visit the city.
How to get around Hue
You can book a car charter and tour Hue with your customized itinerary. You need to let the driver know your chosen places, and you’re good to go!
Alternatively, you can book rent motorbike to drive around the city.