This article is a comprehensive transportation guide to travel from Hanoi to Hue with train, bus and airplane with details for the price, schedule 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 motorbike/ private car to visit the city.
How to get around Hue
You can book a car charter and tour Hue with your own customized itinerary. Just 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.
Exploring Hue and surrounding
If you have more than one day in Hue, you can explore the city with different activities such as
From Hue, you can get to Da Nang or Hoi An easily by train or bus. A day trip to Ba Na Hills is recommended if you’d like to enjoy beautiful mountain views with exciting activities.
Where to stay in Hue?
Staying a night or more in Hue is recommended to enjoy the best of this city. You can experience the taste and lights of Hue at night by wandering around the city and visiting Hue Citadel.
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