Nha Trang to Hoi An Vietnam: Transport & Ticket Price

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Nothing better than visiting two incredible destinations in Vietnam in one vacation. While Nha Trang has a vibrant style, Hoi An still maintains its peaceful and nostalgic atmosphere.

How to get from Nha Trang to Hoi An Vietnam?

This article is a detailed transportation guide from Nha Trang to Hoi An Vietnam by bus, train, and flight, including ticket price, how to book tickets online, and schedule.

Hoi An Vietnam old town


Route overview

Option 1: Bus

Easiest option. You don’t need to transfer. 

Option 2: Train

You first need to take a train from Nha Trang to Da Nang, then transfer to Hoi An by bus or private car. 

Option 3: Flight

Fly to Da Nang airport and then transfer to Hoi An by bus or private car. 

Hoi An Vietnam coffee shop

Nha Trang to Hoi An Bus

Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes 

Cost: starts at $11

Traveling by bus is one of the most common options to get to Hoi An from Nha Trang. The journey takes approximately 10 hours 30 minutes. 

Bus provider

Hanh Cafe, FUTA, and TheSinhTourist offer frequent buses with low prices and high-quality rides.

Ticket prices range from 240,000 to 330,000 VND, depending on the bus provider. 


Currently, the buses only run in a few fixed time frames, such as 19:00 and 20:00. So you need to schedule and book early to make sure there are tickets.


Nha Trang to Hoi An Train

Duration: 8 hours 42 minutes 

Cost: starts at $19 (train) + transfer fee

If you’d like to travel by train from Nha Trang to Hoi An Vietnam, you must stop at Da Nang station because Hoi An has no railway station.

Then, you can take a private car transfer or shuttle bus to transfer from Da Nang airport to Hoi An


On average, Vietnam Railways offer 6 trains daily from Nha Trang to Da Nang, so you can freely choose your time frame.

  • SE4 3:02 am
  • SE2 4:55 am
  • SE8 1:28 pm
  • SE6 4:06 pm
  • SE 22 7:48 pm
  • SE10 11:13 pm

Depending on the seat, the ticket price will range from 400,000 to 900,000 VND. Please note that the departing time is subjected to change depending on the day. 


The railway distance between Nha Trang and Da Nang is approximately 524 km.

  • Nha Trang Railway Station: 17 Thái Nguyên, Nha Trang, Tỉnh Khánh Hòa
  • Da Nang Railway Station: 202 Hải Phòng, Phường Tân Chính, Quận Thanh Khê, Đà Nẵng

Seat selections

You can select your seats based on your preference.

  • Soft seat
  • Sleeper 4-berth
  • Sleeper 6-berth


Nha Trang to Hoi An flight

Duration: 1-hour flight + 30 minutes transfer

Cost: $20 (flight) + transfer fee

Similar to the train, there is currently no airport in Hoi An, so you need to fly from Nha Trang to Da Nang airport.

Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet offer frequent flights daily with prices from 450,000 to 1,800,000 VND.

September to November is the cheapest time, so you should book early to get more incentives.

After taking a flight to Da Nang airport, you can take a private transfer to go straight to Hoi An.

Vietnam Airlines


Best things to do in Hoi An

Visiting Hoi An, you should not miss the tasty Hoi An food tour or cooking class and basket boat tour

If you have more time in Hoi An, don’t forget to check out My Son sanctuary. Seeing the Hindu temples in the early morning would be an extraordinary experience on your trip to Vietnam.

My Son Sanctuary Vietnam statue