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Da Nang Reinstates Bus Service to Hoi An Ancient Town

The Da Nang to Hoi An bus route will be resumed to accommodate local residents and tourists during the April 30 to May 1 holidays, with tickets priced at 35,000 VND each.
Last updated: April 11, 2024
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The Da Nang to Hoi An bus route will be resumed to accommodate local residents and tourists during the April 30 to May 1 holidays.

Reinstatement of the Da Nang-Hoi An Route

  • Start Date: Service resumes on April 30, just in time for the holidays.

  • Operational Hours: Daily from 5:45 AM to 6:00 PM.

  • Frequency: Every 15 to 30 minutes.

  • Ticket Price: 35,000 VND per ticket.

Route Details

  • Starting Point: Viet Han University bus station (about 15 km from central Da Nang, near the Han River turning bridge).

  • Path: Follows DT607 to Nguyen Tat Thanh street, proceeds to the Hoi An bus station via Ly Thuong Kiet and Tran Nhan Tong streets, ends at the Cua Dai inland waterway terminal parking lot.

  • Key Stops: Includes major junctions and cultural sites, ideal for tourists interested in exploring local attractions.

The bus service between Da Nang and the ancient town of Hoi An will run daily from 5:45 AM to 6:00 PM, with buses departing every 15 to 30 minutes.


  • The route previously operated before being suspended due to COVID-19 and operational challenges.

  • This service does not enter the city centers of Da Nang and Hoi An directly to avoid congestion but covers major accessible points for convenience.

Additional Bus Services

  1. City Route 21

    • Operation Time: 5:00 AM to 5:30 PM

    • Frequency: Every 15-25 minutes

    • Route: Central Da Nang bus station to 29/3 Park and ends at the Southern Da Nang bus station (18 km).

  2. Da Nang to Tam Ky Route

    • Operation Time: 4:45 AM to 5:30 PM

    • Frequency: Every 15-30 minutes

    • Route: From Southern Da Nang bus station to Tam Ky via National Highway 1A.

    • Ticket Price: 39,000 VND for 56 km.

General Tips for Expats

  • Tickets: Purchase directly at the bus stations.

  • Travel Time: Allow extra time during peak hours as buses might run on the slower side of the frequency range.

  • Accessibility: Buses are equipped to handle a reasonable amount of tourist luggage.

Why Use the Bus?

  • Economical: Significantly cheaper than taxis and private transfers.

  • Scenic Route: Offers a more scenic and immersive travel experience compared to the express routes.

  • Local Interaction: Provides an opportunity to interact with locals and other tourists.

This bus service offers a convenient and cost-effective way for expats and tourists to explore the rich cultural tapestry between Da Nang and Hoi An, ensuring a comfortable journey amidst the scenic landscapes of Central Vietnam.