Train from Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang City

train in danang railway station

The railway from Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang city is 935 km. A train takes from 16 hours to 19 hours to run from Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang.

There are 5 trains running daily, all of them belong to Thong Nhat train system. There are some trains starting from Ho Chi Minh which the guests can choose to travel: SE2, SE4, SE6, SE8 and TN2.

It takes about 17 hours on average to run from Saigon train station to Da nang train station.

There are different kinds of seats on trains to use: hard seats, soft seats, hard beds and soft beds. Some cabins has air-conditioners; others has no air-conditioners.

Train tickets are sold at the train stations in Ho Chi Minh or any stations in other cities or provinces. If you cannot go to the train stations to buy tickets, it’s easy to book train tickets with local travel agents or your hotels.

Vietnam Drive recommends you to book soft beds with air-conditioner cabins to get more comfortable travel from Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang.

High-quality trains from Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang City and vice versa

Since 27 April 2024, the new high-quality trains: SE22 from Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang and SE21 from Da Nang to HCM, have been operated on the same railway system of Vietnam.

  • SE22 starts at 11 AM from the Saigon Train Station in District 3, HCMC, and comes to Danang Train Station at 6:05 AM the next day.
  • SE21 starts at 8:15 AM from Danang Train Station and arrives at Saigon Train Station at 4 AM the next day.

These two trains have been upgraded from the best coaches in Vietnam, with dark-white and blue colors outside. The wifi, reading-book lights, and an air conditioner are available in each cabin.

Each train can contain around 400 guests. One ticket can be from 544,000 VND to 1,900,000 VND per guest for normal days, and from 900,000 VND to 2,900,000 VND for public holidays.

Timetable of the other trains from Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang:

This is the train schedule with starting time from Ho Chi Minh, and  arrival time at Da Nang city.

Train stationKMSE8SE6TN2SE2SE4
Sai Gon / Ho Chi Minh006:00am09:00am13:1019:3022:00
Arrive to Da Nang93522:5903:02 am08:41am12:46pm14:15
Estimated hours17 hours18 hoursover 19 hoursover 17 hoursover 16 hours

From Da Nang train station, the guests need to take a taxi or a car to the hotel in Da Nang or Hoi An.

If you need a better transfer from the train station in Da Nang to Hoi An City. Please contact Vietnam Drive!

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