How can we get from Ho Chi Minh to Hoi An?

Here are some suggestions for your plan to know how to go from Saigon to Hoi An City.

Many guests like to get from Ho Chi Minh to Hoi An during their holidays in Vietnam. The distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An is 940km. This takes us nearly 20 hours to drive with the normal condition traffic in Vietnam. It is too long to operate within one day.

Ho Chi Minh City

Travel by air

If you do not have a lot of time to travel in Vietnam, it is so good for you to choose a flight. The closest airport to Hoi An is the International Danang Airport. You can check a trip with Vietnam airlines. Thus, you will fly from Ho Chi Minh to Danang. Then, you take a taxi or book a car to transfer from Danang to Hoi An.

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Travel by train

If you have more time and want to get train experience in Vietnam, you can take this chance to get from Ho Chi Minh to Hoi An. However, there are no train stations in Hoi An. You will come to Danang and need a short transfer to Hoi An from Danang train station.

Travel by bus

You can use the bus to go from Saigon to Hoi An. But, Vietnam Drive does not recommend this way. It is because local buses are not good enough for traveling. Few tourist buses are running this distance as well; but, they will stop at some cities. Their stops are not long enough to visit anythings.

Travel by private car

Vietnam is also a beautiful country to explore. If you like to discover its beauty on the road, you should book a private car to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Hoi An City. You should spend 5 days to travel from Saigon to Hoi An. There are many exciting sites for visiting on the way. They are Mui Ne, Nha Trang, Quy Nhon and Quang Ngai.

Those are some ideas for you to choose the best way for fixing your time to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Hoi An City.

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