Danang to Hanoi
One of the most popular routes for travellers in Vietnam. Rent A Bike offers full information about all forms of transportation and suppliers from Hanoi to Da Nang and Da Nang to Hanoi. Is it better to head South / North or North / South? You tell us, after your trip.
1. BY AIR – FLIGHTS
This is the fastest way to travel to Danang, but not the most interesting one. There are lots of flights from Ha Noi to Da Nang and vice versa every day and it takes only around 1 hours and 20 minutes.
Ticket will be from 35 USD to 120 USD for 1 way ticket. You can purchase the ticket easily on the website of Vietnam Airlines, VietjetAir or Jestar. And you have many options for departure time.
Airlines sometimes also offer promotion for this route when you can get very cheap tickets but you need some effort to win them.
2. BY TRAIN – RAILWAY
It will be a very scenic trip to travel by train, Danang to Hue is especially beautiful.
There are often 6 trains from Ha Noi to Da Nang and vice versa every day, it takes around 16 hours and 40 minutes. Train fee from 20 USD to 60 USD for 1 way ticket, depend on what kind of cabin you book. From the center of Ha Noi to Ha Noi railway station is around 2.5km, you can get a bus, taxi or motorbike to there.
From Ha Noi railway station, train will departure at 6:00am, 9:00am, 13:10pm, 19:30pm, 20:10, 22:00pm. Da Nang railway station located in the center of the city, you can walk to your hotel. From Da Nang Railway station, train will departure at 3:00am, 8:35am, 12:35pm, 14:15pm, 18:40, 22:55pm. Train number SE1, SE3, SE5, SE7, SE19, TN1. SE2, SE4, SE6, SE8, TN2.
You can purchase ticket from somewhere we recommend to you as below:
Vietnam Railway Company
3. BY BUS – ROAD
There is about 822 km from Hanoi to Danang and it takes around 18 hours by bus. The fee is from 20 USD to 30 USD one way depend on which bus company you book ticket. And the ticket fee is much higher if you travel on holiday.
Travelling in a bus is one of the cheapest ways to reach Da Nang from Ha Noi but quite boring due to long journey. We recommend some tourist bus company as below:
4. BY MOTORBIKE – ROAD
This is the most interesting way to travel to Danang as you can enjoy scenic landscapes during you way. However, it is only for people who like challenging and would like to experience riding in Vietnam. You can book an off-road tour, rent a motorbike or do the trip yourself if you are an experienced driver and love exploring. Whatever you are thinking, contact us.
Hanoi – Danang route is a long and challenging trip so you should be well-prepared as well as your motorbike. It’s better to choose manual bikes for the trip as they are more powerful, comfortable and reliable. Especially, our new Honda Master 125cc is a perfect motorbikes for this route, highly recommended.
Equally popular is the Honda FTR 230cc. Having a little more power behind you can make the journey seem a little shorter and easier as well as make it potentially safer. We have a range of bikes for touring and you can see them all here.
We suggest that you spend a minimum of 5 – 6 days for the route Hanoi – Danang, ideally a little longer, so you can have time to enjoy places on the way. It’s quite a long time so people normally only travel one way by motorbike.
Rentabike Vietnam has both offices in Hanoi and Danang so we can offer you one-way rental for your easy travel. You can travel by motorbike from Hanoi to Danang and leave the bike in our office with a small extra fee then use train or flight for the return or vice versa. This way can help you have more time and more options to enjoy the trip and explore other places in Vietnam.
So, what are you waiting for? Book your flight, train, bus or bike and get ready for a once in a lifetime memorable trip along the Ho Chi Minh Highway through pristine forest and the homelands of wildy diverse ethnic peoples. You won’t regret it.