Hoi An to Da Lat City is 600km long. It takes us 15 hours to drive. Many tourists cannot know how to go from Hoi An to Da Lat? Because there are no flights directly to Da Lat city from Hoi An, Quang Nam.
Dalat Vietnam – Photo by Pham Anh Tu
Go to Dalat by flights
It’s because there are no airports in Hoi An, Quang Nam. Thus, tourists must need a transfer from Hoi An to Danang airport, then they can catch flights to Dalat. There are few flights of Vietnam Airlines flying from Danang to Dalat that you can check.
After you come to Lien Khuong Airport, you need another transfer to move to Dalat City center. This is about 30km from the airport to Dalat center.
Go to Dalat from Hoi An by bus
There are some buses from Hoi An to Dalat via Nha Trang city. It means you will take the buses to Nha Trang around 12 hours. The bus will stop here few hours. Maybe you have to change to another bus, or you will get on the bus again to continue driving 4 hours to Dalat. This one is cheap to travel. This way is used by many backpackers.
Use private car from Hoi An to Dalat
Many guests also use a private car with a driver from Hoi An to Da Lat city. This way is easier for stopping to take pictures along the way and for relaxing. However, this is more expensive than other methods. You can drive one day from Hoi An City to Da Lat. But, we recommend you should spend 2 or 3 days for this drive to explore more mountainous views or learn more about the culture of minority groups along the way.
This suggested itinerary is for 2 days: day 1: Hoi An to Quy Nhon and day 2: Quy Nhon to Dalat; for 3 days: day 1: Hoi An to Kon Tum, day 2: Kon Tum to Buon Ma Thuot and day 3: Buon Ma Thuot to Dalat.
Vietnam Drive hopes that you will find good ideas for your transportation from Hoi An to Dalat to get nice holidays in Vietnam.