Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang Vietnam: Transport & Ticket Guide
Recognized as a world natural heritage by UNESCO, Phong Nha Ke Bang is a natural landscape in Quang Binh that you should visit on your trip to Vietnam.
How to get from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang?
This article covers the transportation guide from Hue to Phong Nha by train and bus with ticket prices and timetable details.
Hue to Phong Nha bus
- Duration: 4 hours ~ 4.5 hours
- Cost: $6.5
One of the most convenient ways is traveling by bus from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang. Queen Cafe and Hung Thanh offer a direct sleeper bus from Hue to Phong Nha, and the journey takes 4 hours to 4.5 hours.
Hue to Phong Nha train
- Duration: 4 hours 10 minutes
- Cost: starts at $5
As there’s no direct train station in Phong Nha Ke Bang, you will need to take a train from Hue to Dong Hoi and then a bus or taxi from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha.
Vietnam Railways offers daily trains from Hue to Dong Hoi, and the journey takes approximately 4 hours 10 minutes to 4 hours 40 minutes, depending on each train.
Especially, you can take a private train with Violette Trains and enjoy high-quality service.
Read more: Check my Vietnam train travel guide for more tips.
Hue to Phong Nha private car
Another option to go from Hue to Phong Nha is by private transfer. However, this option can be expensive and only recommended if you travel in a group.
Hue to Phong Nha tour
There are several daily tours to Phong Nha from Hue that you can join. The most common day trips will take you to explore Phong Nha cave.
Where to stay in Phong Nha?
My favorite places to stay in Phong Nha are Phong Nha Farmstay and Nguyen Shack Eco Resort. While they are a bit off the beaten path, both offer comfortable rooms, an onsite restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.
Son Doong Riverside and Funny Monkeys are great choices if you’re on a budget.
Read more: How to book an awesome stay.