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How to get to Saigon from Da Nang

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Located about 900km away from HCMC, Da Nang is the third largest cities in Vietnam. With several picturesque landscapes and super delicious cuisines, Da Nang has been so far one of the must-visit cities. Having enjoyed beautiful beaches and glorious mountains, HCMC can be the next desired destinations with modern life style. Travel indochina Vietnam


So what is the best way to travel between Da Nang and Saigon? Suggestions below are worth your reading to find your way to Saigon from Da Nang.

Travelling from Da Nang to HCMC by air is the most popular choice of Vietnamese and tourists as it is not only time saving but also comfortable. The flight departing at Da Nang International Airport and arriving at Tan Son Nhat International Airport takes about 1.5 hours.

Jetstart Pacific Airline

Jetstart Pacific Airline- Source:

There are several airlines having Da Nang – HCMC flights, especially Vietjet Air and Jetstart Pacific. Air tickets for a flight from Da Nang to HCMC have various prices, ranging from VND700.000 (US$35) to VND2.500.000 (US$110) per person, depending on seat types and airlines. Tickets can be book in advance at their official site or buy directly at their agencies.


There are several express buses going between Dan Nang and Saigon. These sleeping buses with air-conditioners and up to 45 beds depart everyday at Da Nang Central Bus Station (no. 201, Ton Duc Thang street, Da Nang city).

Da Nang Central Bus Station

Da Nang Central Bus Station- Source:

Popular buses are Thuan Thao and Cam Van with the ticket prices of VND380.000 (US$19). These sleeping bus will arrive at Mien Dong bus station, located at no.292, Dinh Bo Linh street, HCMC. The trip from Da Nang to Saigon by sleeping buses takes about 20 hours.

Hai Van Hill, Da Nang

Hai Van Hill, Da Nang- Source:


Da Nang is one of the most important stations of the Reunification train, travelling across Vietnam. Therefore, you can easily buy train tickets at Da Nang railway station (no.202, Hai Phong street, Da Nang city) or online at The time on trains is about 20 hours for a trip between Da Nang and HCMC.

Railway in Vietnam

Railway in Vietnam- Source:

Train tickets are charged at different prices, ranging from VND350.000 (US$17) to VND700.000 (US$35), depending on the seat types.

Motorbike/ Bike

Every provinces in Vietnam can be reached by Highway 1A, Da Nang and HCMC are not the exception. That is the best route to travel from Da Nang to Saigon by motorbike or bike. However, it requires you to be a high-skill rider to get Saigon from Da Nang by motorbike or bike as there are several road along mountains and hills. Besides, you need to have knowledge of traffic laws in Vietnam as well as experiences of riding and handling on roads. VSpirit Junk cruise

Travelling by bike

Travelling by bike- Source:

Knowing how to get to Saigon from Da Nang helps you plan your trip easier. There are several transports for you to pick for your exciting travel between Da Nang and Saigon. So just make your own trips and enjoy!

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