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Da Nang to Hue Train: Complete Guide

How To Get The Train To Hue From Da Nang in Vietnam

The best way to get from Da Nang to Hue is by train. The train journey starts at Hung Beach station then head northwards, following the coast and passing through many tunnels.

Enjoy a leisurely train ride through the middle of Vietnam from Da Nang to Hue, passing through the coastal provinces and lush jungles nestled inside the mountains.

Travel fast and in style!

Vietnam Railways provides a modern, air-conditioned Express Train service from Da Nang to Hue and it takes only 5 hours 30 mins with stops at Danang, Hué (for sightseeing). The trains leaving Da Nang are at 7.30am, 12.30pm, 3.05 pm, 6.00pm and 9.25pm from the Da Nang Railway Station. It is extremely convenient and just one of many highlights that you can experience when you travel Vietnam by train. Enjoy your trip!!!

How to book the Da Nang to Hue Train?

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Hue From Da Nang train

The booking procedure is simple: once you have decided on your itinerary and hotel, your agent will arrange and pay for your tickets as well as email them to you. It’s what we call an organisation service. To make sure your seat is available for you, simply collect it from the station at least one hour before departure. We’ll gladly arrange that for you, too. No stress. You can also collect the tickets yourself from our Nha Trang office. This way, there’s no risk of a problem with your ticket – just peace of mind when you board the train!

Train Times from Danang to Hue
Departs Arrives Train No
13:53 16:19 Reunification Express Train SE2 2hr 26min
12:45 15:26 Reunification Express Train SE4 3hr 41min
02:23 05:31 Reunification Express Train SE6 3hr 8min
22:59 01:28 Reunification Express Train SE8 2hr 29min

How to collect your train tickets in Vietnam?

To collect your train tickets in Vietnam, you need to go and collect them from the station but it’s not compulsory. Tickets can be collected on the day of travel from any station where there is no counter booked, unless the seat is confirmed or you have purchased a ticket that carries a fee (such as soft berth). No reservation tickets are mandatory for short distances, but if the passenger wants to travel on a specific train, he should purchase a seat in advance. If a passenger does not collect his ticket at the railway station, he/she should send somebody else to collect it and provide authorization.

Getting the Da Nang to Hue Bus

Getting the Da Nang to Hue Bus

Here are some useful snippets of info to think about when getting the bus from Hue to Da Nang;

  • The Da Nang to Hue Bus is the most popular bus routes in Vietnam.
  • the Main Route No. 1A cuts across the length of the country, traveling along the coast on its inland run and crossing over to the central highlands.
  • This route’s anti-clockwise (Hue) direction takes you down the coastline (the same direction as local traffic) with plenty of scenery. It goes past Danang, My Khe Beach (where you can stop off), Hoi An old town and finally Hue City and Imperial City, with a brief stop at Lang Co Beach.
  • The bus ride itself is a unique experience that will show you incredible views of Vietnam along the way 🙂

When and how long does the bus ride take?

The Da Nang to Hue Bus is a daily bus service (not a direct one!) that takes you from Da Nang to Hue, with stops in Hoi An and Danang along the way. Boarding at Da Nang’s Phuong Trang bus station, each trip takes roughly 8 or 9 hours.

Get the Da Nang to Hue taxi

Get the Da Nang to Hue taxi

A Da Nang to Huế airport taxi will take you door-to-door from Da Nang Airport (DAD) to Hue city and Hue Airport (HUI). We also provide transfers from Da Nang to Huế, and private, shared, and group taxis between Da Nang and Huế. The Da Nang to Hue taxi service caters for business or private travel.

This service allows you to book a taxi transfer from Da Nang airport to Hue city. As soon as you step on the tarmac, a friendly driver will pick you up at the exit of baggage claim area and take you straight to your destination. The journey takes about 3 hours. A different vehicle for every two passengers is used. All the vehicles have air-conditioning system.

Ride there by motorbike

Get ready for an immersive and near-authentic motorbike journey from Da Nang to Hue, Vietnam’s most famous walled city. Explore surrounding areas, dine in small villages and towns off the beaten track, drive through green rice fields and hop back in time as you explore historic landmarks.

Jumpstart your Vietnam tour at the beginning of each trip: rent a motorbike for your adventurous ride through Hue, the former capital of Vietnam. Hue is beautiful and charming, and is home to an exceptional array of cultural landmarks. The drive from Da Nang to Hue takes approximately 4 hours by motorbike.

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