Train from Hanoi to Da Nang

Da Nang is reaching herself becomes one of the best destinations in Vietnam with fabulous beaches and beautiful mountain, nice weather…. Located in central, connecting between North & South, the traffic is very convenient with both international airport and seaport bringing convenience for Da Nang visiting.

Da Nang is about 765 km from Hanoi. there are various choices to travelling from Hanoi to Da Nang that meeting any requirement: train, plane, bus, private car.

An importance note for your travelling from Hanoi to Da Nang in the summer (from June to August) is that time of peak season for domestic travelers so train and plane tickets are very busy and expensive (especially on the weekend from Thursday to Sunday). If you plan to travel at this time, you should book the service as soon as possible to avoid being fully book and expensive prices.

By train

There are totally 5 daily trains from Hanoi to Da Nang, in which, 02 trips are popular with visitors starting at 19:00 – train mark SE1 and 23:00 – SE3, remaining mostly used by local people. It takes around 15,5 hours riding from Hanoi to Da Nang, depending on type of train.

Because of none popular as train route from Hanoi to Sapa, making your choices quite be limited. There are 03 main categories for this route, hard sleeper carriage, Economy soft sleeper carriage and Tourist soft sleeper carriage.

Train timetable      


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Notes: The trains SE5 & TN1 will take longest time of travelling as stop in most train station along way.

Train ticket pricelist

Hard Sleeper with A/C586556
Economy soft sleeper with A/C

Tourist soft sleeper with A/C82N/AN/A


  • Tourist soft sleeper is operated by Livitrans Express with nice decoration, clean cabin and comfortable facilities.
  • Hard sleeper and Economy class are operated by Vietnam Railway authorization, knowing as Union Express train. The cabin is not really comfortable enough for your travelling.

By Airplane

Some years ago, there was only Vietnam Airline operating this route. Nowadays, you have more choices with three airlines flying from Hanoi to Da Nang with various prices, depending your time of reservation; earlier you book, the better price you get.

There are about 18 flights from Hanoi to Da Nang in peak domestic season (from June to August) with three airlines operating the route: Jesta Pacific, Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airline. In low season (from Sept to May), there are 10 flights with two airlines operating; Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airline.

For more information, flight timetable and fares, please reference by click here

By private car

You should think about private car transfer from Hanoi to Da Nang if you want discovering along Vietnam with magnificent Ho Chi Minh trail. It’s surely amazing adventure by stop in Ninh Binh for Hoa Lu – Tam Coc, Hoa Binh for Mai Chay Valley, Quang Binh for Natural World Heritage Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park & Caves, DMZ and Hue City. The trip takes normally 5days – 4nights, less or more than days belonging to your stopovers.

Please, contact us at for travel plan suggestion and the best price of car rental.

By open bus

There are two type of buses for your choice: the local public bus is departure/arrival bus station outside cities center, suitable for local people rather than travelers and other is tourist open bus one.

We recommend open bus transfer from Hanoi to Da Nang for those wishing save expense and stopover some destination on way. You can buy open bus ticket from Hanoi to Da Nang then drop off in Ninh Binh province, Quang Binh province, Hue City then continue to Da Nang. Just remember confirm your date of next departure for driver for arranging.

Pick up point in Hanoi: No 1, Tran Khanh Du Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Ending point in Hoi An Town: 2 Phan Đinh Phung Street, Hoi An Town.

Open bus ticket pricelist:

  • Soft seat: 18US$/pax
  • Sleeping bed: 28US$/pax

Open bus timetable

  • Departure from Hanoi: Everyday at 18:30
  • Arrival Da Nang: 10:30
Notes: The prices applied for going straight to Da Nang, surcharge will be applied if buying stopover along way ticket.