Getting from Hue to Hoi An is a fairly quick and easy trip. The distance between the two cities is only 139 kilometers, making it an easy travel day. You have several options getting between the two cities: bus, train, driving, or taxi. The cheapest way to get from hue to Hoi An, Vietnam is the bus. It is a total of 4 hours and approximately $9.
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Once in Hue, you will see several travel agencies selling bus tickets to cities all throughout Vietnam. After shopping around at a few we realized they are all the same price. We settled with booking with the agency closest to our hotel. We booked the day before, made sure we had an A/C bus with reclining seats. There were 2 departures, we went with the 8 a.m. the schedule and office location is:
Bus Schedule from Hue to Hoi An
HUE – HOI AN (sleeping bus)
Lang Co beach
Sinh office in Hue
The bus picked us up at the travel agency we booked at, which was right around the corner from our hotel. This was great as we didn’t have to bargain with a taxi driver to bring us to the bus station.
The bus ride went quickly and dropped us off at the bus station in Hoi An. Once in Hoi An, we had to grab to our hotel, as most tourists hotels aren’t near the bus station.
Places to stay in Hue:
Cuc Bang An Hotel was the hotel we stayed in, it was centrally located, clean, free Wi-Fi, A/C, cable TV with few English channels, fridge, we would stay again. 2 stars and $13 for a night for 2 guests when we stayed in 2014
Tigon Premium Hotel has dorm beds as cheap as $4 but if you are a couple a superior double/twin is only $12. Rooms come with A/C, cable TV, Wi-Fi, and some rates include breakfast buffet.
Midtown Hotel looking for a few more amenities the Midtown Hotel has a rooftop pool, sauna, hot tub, steamroom, free Wi-Fi, ATM onsite, Cable TV, fitness center, A/C, great views, fridge in rooms, and much more. Normal rates on Agoda are $66 but when searching on my mobile via app was $30 always compare prices via app.
We spent 3 nights in Hue make sure to check out Hue guide for additional tips. Tripadvisor is always a great resource for information, this is how we found Little Italy great pasta & pizza restaurant if you get Pho’d out!
Places to stay in Hoi An:
Seasun Homestay $ 16 private room, wanting to stay down on the beach? A/C, cable tv, wifi, breakfast, indoor pool, private beach, and only 3km from old city. wifi
Phu Thinh Boutique Resort & Spa $39 is right in the Hoi An ancient town, 4-star hotel, breakfast, cable TV, balcony, pool, wifi. Your money goes very far here in Vietnam.
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