Da Nang City Introduction
Located in central Vietnam, Da Nang is the largest city in central. It is known as the dynamic and worth living city in Vietnam with the world's beautiful beaches, pristine mountains, and only a 45 minutes drive from the UNESCO world heritage town of Hoi An. The distance from Da Nang to Phong Nha is about 312km and it takes a 7-hour train/bus to reach Phong Nha.
As you know, nowadays, there are many different ways to get to Phong Nha from Hoi An such as Da Nang to Phong Nha bus, train from Da Nang to Phong Nha, private car transfer from Da Nang to Phong Nha, etc. In this topic, I will give you some useful information about how to get to Phong Nha from Da Nang city and you might get one that suitable for your budget!
Da Nang to Phong Nha by train
As you know, there is a train station in Da Nang so it is quite easy to travel from Da Nang to Phong Nha by train to Dong Hoi city so from Dong Hoi city, you have to take a local bus (very cheap) to reach Phong Nha or you can book a 4-seater car for VND 640,000 each way.
You can have a look at the link below to check the train schedule via the Vietnam Railway official website: http://dsvn.vn (English/Vietnamese).
Da Nang to Phong Nha by bus.
There are many local bus companies do the transfer from Da Nang to Phong Nha and from Phong Nha back to Da Nang every day. Below are the common bus companies.
Hung Thanh Bus
• No.28, 3/2 street, Da Nang city.
• Departure time from Da Nang: 02:00 pm – 02:30 PM
• Arrival time in Phong Nha: 09:00 – 09:30 PM
Hanh Luyen Bus
• Address: Da Nang Bus Station
• Departure time from Da Nang: 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM
• Arrival time in Phong Nha: Varies (Kindly confirm with bus company).
Phong Nha to Da Nang by Bus
If you are going from Phong Nha to Da Nang by bus, Hung Thanh Bus is also an option which leaves Phong Nha at 04:00 AM or 07:00 AM from Hung Thanh Bus Office, located at Capture Vietnam. However, you will stop in Hue at 49 Chu Van An St for an hour before you continue your journey to Da Nang, arriving in Da Nang at around 12:30 PM or 04:30 PM.
The Queen Bus Travel departs Phong Nha between 04:00 – 04:30 AM from Phong Nha Central Backpacker Hostel. It arrives in Hue first where you will be transferred to a different bus heading for Da Nang and arriving at around 11:00 – 01:00 PM.
The Camel Bus Travel departs from Phong Nha between 04:00 - 04:30 AM and 07:00 AM – 07:30 AM from Phong Nha Backpacker Hostel. It arrives in Hue first where you will be transferred to a different bus heading for Da Nang and arriving at around 11:00 - 01:00 PM.
Da Nang to Phong Nha by private car
If you would like to be active about the departure time ( you can decide the departure time) and the places to visit along the way, how much time to visit at each place, you should book Da Nang to Phong Nha by private car with an English speaking driver.
Phong Nha Locals and Hoi An Private Car offer you a private transfer between Da Nang or Hoi An and Phong Nha. To and from Da Nang costs VND 3,300,000/1 private car/each way, 4 passengers maximum per car; and to/from Hoi An costs VND 3,800,000/1 private car/each way, 4 passengers maximum per car. Please indicate the number of passengers when booking a private transfer with them.
Da Nang airport to Phong Nha by car
Phong Nha to Da Nang by private car
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