Hoi An Transportation

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    Private Car from Da Nang airport to Hoi An

    by lebahieu Updated Dec 10, 2007

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    Private car 4 seats

    it 's easy to book a private car for your trip from Da Nang airport to Hoi An at Huy Hai Travel Online Booking Service, it 's cost about USD 15.00 for a private car 4 seats and USD 18.00 for a 16 seats van.

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    Go it on your own

    by bpwarne Written Aug 3, 2007
    $3/day moto rental

    Rent a moto and explore Hoi An and the surrounding area on your own. Go to the beach. Go to My Son and visit the Champa ruins, a great 1/2 day trip. We paid $3USD/day for new semi automatic moto rental. Gas was about 75 cents/litre.

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    hop on the other islands

    by call_me_rhia Written Jul 19, 2007

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    people on a local ferry

    Hoi An is not only the old "touristic" town: there are other places that are Hoi An... large islands on the river that can be accessed by a few bridges (not always easy to find) or by small local ferries, like the one in the picture. My advice is: let yourself be surprised, hop on one, squeeze in among locals and their motorbikes, and lsee where it will take you.

    You'll discover quite a world apart, only a few minutes away from the tourist scene. Very well worth the few dongs you will have to pay.

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    Car or bus to/from Hoi An

    by pinoygypsy Written May 28, 2007

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    Arranging car pick up at Danang to Hoi An costs around USD12 one way. The return trip is a bit cheaper at USD10. However, if you take the bus, it's just VDN20,000 (or around USD1.25). You'd have to take a cab to the bus station though. I asked my hotel to pick me up from Danang airport but flying out, I grabbed a moto to take me to the Hoi An bus stop (which is basically on the road) and paid him VDN5,000. The bus costs VDN15,000. The person who gets your payment however would try to get you to pay more. You just have to be determined not to get scammed. Another tip to get the exact price to pay on the bus from Hoi An to Danang would be to ask the locals (e.g. sales assistants in shops where you have your clothes made) as they would probably tell you the correct amount coz they've got nothing to lose or gain.

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    Hoi An to Hue by open bus ticket

    by shintarojon Updated Mar 24, 2007

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    (last date took the bus - July 9, 2006)

    Saigon - Nha Trang - Hoi An - Hue - Hanoi
    Bus fare - US $ 14.00

    Open Bus Ticket
    An Phu Travel & Service
    Address: 203 Pham Ngu Lao St.
    Pham Ngu Lao Ward, Dist. 1
    Ho Chi Min City

    Destination:
    July 7 : Saigon - Nha Trang
    July 8: Nha Trang - Hoi An
    July 9: HOI AN - Hue
    July 13: Hue - Hanoi

    Point of origin: Nha Trang
    Point of destination: Hue

    Departure time - 2:00 p.m.
    Actual departure time - 2:30 p.m.
    Arrival time - 5:30 a.m. (next day)

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    Cyclo

    by muddybok Updated Dec 1, 2006

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    Cyclos

    Cyclo (pronounced Cyc-lo) is probably the best transportation if you're tired of walking.

    Bike service will be too fast for touring Hoi An.


    If you have not tried cyclo any other part of Vietnam, trying out cyclo for a short ride at Hoi An is probably the best because you'll not expose to so much road dangers as compare to you're trying it at Hanoi or HCMC.

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    Bus

    by hientonkin Updated Sep 16, 2006

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    From Hanoi, take the bus of Trekking Travel at 108 Hang Bac st. Price : about 10usd.
    Run everday at 7.30pm. 45 seats aircon bus.
    Stop 1 time at Vinh - Nghe An for half an hour rest. ( The hot eel porridge is famous and cost 10.000 vnd if you dare to try ).
    Arrives Hue at 8.00, arrives Hoi An at 12.00. If you dont stop at Hue, but want to have a few hours doing a city tour ( by motorbike -taxi ) . Then hop on the 2.00pm bus from Hue - Hoi An.

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    To Hoi An by plane

    by WaRPer Written Jul 9, 2006

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    For travellin' a long distance:
    Since Hoi An dosn't have its own airport, the nearest one is in Danang -- about 40 mins drive. There are 2 domestic airlines available: Vietnam (VN) and Pacific Airlines. Single-trip ticket from Danang to Hanoi costs around 65 USD.

    Or if you have more time, takin' a train is one of the options. It takes around 16 hours from Hanoi to Hoi An, I know it's time-consuming but the scenery along the way is so pretty. But the train doesn't really REACH Hoi An, gotta catch another bus to the city.

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    To Hoi An by bus

    by WaRPer Written Jul 9, 2006

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    32-seater bus to Hoi An

    For short distance like from Hue, Danang, Vinh, or Na Trang,
    The best way getting to Hoi An is by bus, whether a tourist bus (which can be booked at almost every tour agencies all across the country -- namely Sinh Cafe) or public bus (it's just a little cheaper (you'll get overcharged) and sometimes with no air-con) The bus will drop you off at Hoi An bus station, 1 k.m. from the city, then take a motorcycle taxi downtown.

    Hoi An dosn't have either its own train station or airport. If you take a train, then you'll have to catch another bus or a taxi cab to downtown Hoi An -- cost around 20 USD.

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    To Hoi An from Hue

    by WaRPer Written Jul 8, 2006

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    Bust from Hue to Hoi An

    Hoi An doesn't have its own train station, so the best way getting here is by bus.

    There's a daily 32-seater tourist bus service which can be booked at Hue's Sinh Cafe and some other tourist agencies. The bus picks you up at your hotel around 8-9 a.m. before heading to Hoi An via Da nang (+ a short break at the Marble Cave).

    Another way is catch a plane to Da Nang then take a taxi to Hoi An.

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    Rent a Bicycle

    by sieffron Updated Apr 16, 2006

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    The Heritage Town of Hoi An is very compact and easy to cover on foot, but if you want to go to Cua Dai beach, or get around like a local, most hotels have bicycles to rent. It should only cost around 20,000 dong ($1.25), though don't expect the bike to be Tour de France quality.

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    Danang-Hoi An by public Transportation or Taxi?

    by fbvdloo Written Jan 18, 2006

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    From Danang Train station to Bus station cost around 30.000 dong

    At bus station had to wait about hour for a bus while many guys where harassing us saying there was no more bus to Hoi An (it was around 1pm by than). Nonsense, after waiting for a while we got into bus and paid around 35.000 dong to Hoi An in a local bus that was very overcrowded and stopped everywhere. I took around 2.30 hours.

    NExt day headed back to Danang and paid around 10 usd for 2 persons (so 160.000) and took us less than an hour.

    My advise: TAKE THE TAXI

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    Rent a bicycle or motorbike and head to the beach

    by KhanhLy Written Mar 16, 2005
    My father in front of us

    The beach is about 4km from the center of town. Once you get close to the beach, they will ask you to park your vehicle in a parking area. Only the locals are allowed to take their vehicle on the road in front of the beach.
    It was late in the afternoon so we didn't have peddlers pestering us.

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    the bus, the train and some boats

    by richiecdisc Updated Jan 25, 2005

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    river travel in Hoi An

    Getting to and from Hoi An is generally going to involve taking a bus. From the north, the train only goes as far as Danang so that is not an option. Many backpackers opt for the open ticket bus that runs from Hanoi to Saigon, where you can get off and back on again at a number of choice stops. It is by far the easiest and most economical way to do it. But for those wanting a bit more freedom, you might have to pay a bit more. We took the overnight train from Hanoi to Hue with a sleeper and this trip alone was more expensive than the bus all the way to Saigon but I love trains and we enjoyed it.

    From Hue, we grabbed a bus for $3 to Hoi An. It’s only a four hour trip and it stops on Hai Van Pass, Marble Mountain and Lang Co Beach. All of these stops are tourist traps so do not be surprised if you are besieged by people trying to sell you things. That is why they stop, not to let you take photos! Still, they are scenic places and with limited time, you at least get to see them this way.

    From Hoi An, we grabbed a bus to Saigon for $20. Again, this was a bit more than if we had booked the bus all the way down the coast but we got to leave the day we wanted and that is sometimes not the case if you pre-book with one company. Often a couple extra bucks gives you more freedom. We broke the trip up in Nha Trang, a great coastal town after ten long hours and continued to Saigon two days later on another long ten hour bus ride that made a brief stop in Mui Ne beach. After 24 hours on the bus, we were glad we paid the money for the train for the first leg of the trip!

    One thing you have to do in Hoi An is get out on the river. Local women will row you around for next to nothing but will try and sell you things while out there. There are less interesting though perhaps more hassle-free alternatives like the pictured tour boats.

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    The Boat Thing

    by muddybok Updated Sep 22, 2004

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    Boat

    Beside cyclo & bike (too fast to tour Hoi An), boat service across the river for bringing goods to wet market, passengers & also bicycle from the other side of river bank is consider quite convenient. I don't not know the fair across the river, but almost attempt to do it.

    What held me back was the overcrowded condition in the boat; also I don't know whether they will throw a foreigner like me into water for occupied spaces in their regular boat. You know? Big ass & tummy kind of thing!!?

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