Can you fly from Hanoi to Hoi An?
The distance from Hanoi to Hoi An is about 800km and is easiest to travel by flight. When you decide to fly, you need to fly from Hanoi to Da Nang, from where you can continue by shuttle bus or taxi to Hoi An. Flying takes about 3.5 hours, including transfers, while the bus and train take roughly 17 hours.
How do I get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An?
Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An Travel
- Bus (20 hours 20 minutes, plus 1-hour bus ride to Da Nang)
- Train (17 hours, plus 1-hour bus ride to Da Nang)
- Plane (1 hour 20 minutes, plus 1-hour bus ride to Da Nang)
- Motorbike (17-18 hours; we don’t advise you ride directly there.
Is Hoi An safe at night?
Hoi An is a small community so scams are nowhere near as rife as you may find in the larger cities. But you still need to be cautious, especially late at night and even more so if you have been drinking.
How many days do you need in Hoi An?
I recommend a minimum of three full days to explore all that Hoi An has to offer. This gives you enough time to see Hoi An and its beaches, spend an afternoon in Da Nang, and maybe take a day trip to My Son (see below).
How many days do you need in Halong Bay?
Normally, people will need to stay in Halong Bay for 2 days to 3 days either on cruise or a hotel on land.
What is the best time of year to visit Hoi An?
The dry season is from February until July. These months provide plenty of sunshine, with warm temperatures. Some feel the best time to visit Hoi An is between February and April, when rainfall is low and temperatures are comfortable. Others think it is best to wait a little longer, until May and June.
Is there Grab in Hoi An?
Uber and Grab are operational in both Danang and Hoi An. You should have no trouble finding either in both the airport and the railway station. Just make sure you have the app loaded onto your phone.
Can I use Grab in Vietnam?
Grab car is unfortunately not available everywhere in the country, but in the big cities; Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang and Nha Trang. The Grab engine is in more cities, such as Dalat and Quy Nhon. It is cheap, but we recommend using it only for traveling in the city and not for traveling to another city.
Are there beaches near Ho Chi Minh City?
Ho Chi Minh City is conveniently located close to many beautiful beach such as Vung Tau, Long Hai, Mui Ne. The year round warm weather is just perfect for a beach holiday.
How do I get to Hoi An?
Hoi An has no airport, and no train station either. The only way to get there is by road. You can hire a taxi from the neighbouring city of Da Nang, which does have an airport with daily flights from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and other large Vietnamese cities.