Many traveller ask us about trains between Hue and Hoi An or Da Nang. For clearly, we will list the main question that our customer ask us about transfer from Hue to Hoi An by train by this article

Does Hoi An town have a train station?

Hoi An ancient town has no airport… You can hire a private car from the neighboring city of Da Nang, which does have an international airport with daily flights from Ha Noi, Sai Gon, Nha Trang, Can Tho, and other large cities of Vietnam. 

And no railway station either in Hoi An. You can drop in Da Nang trains station then go to Hoi An by car or motorbike.

How do I get from Hue to Hoi An by train? 

Yes, you can, but it a little bit tired. As we mentioned above, no train station in Hoi An so you can not go direct from Hue to Hoi An by train. 

Many people who choose the train will have to buy the train ticket from Hue to Da Nang, and then take a taxi or private car from Da Nang to Hoi An

The cities of Hue and Hoi An or Da Nang are part of the popular destination route in Central Vietnam. When traveling between Hoi An and Hue, you have many vehicle options to choose from Hoi An to Hue, and of course, the train is one of most transportation that many travelers want to choose because of cheap price. This article presents “how to get from Hue to Hoi An by train or Hue to Danang?”

Train from Hue to Da Nang in Hai Van moutain range


Distance between Da Nang train station and Hue station is about 110 km and therefore the average time of the journey is from 2 hours 30 mins to 3h30 mins, depending on the train. Traveling by train from Da Nang to Hue is often delayed, which is that the biggest drawback of this transportation.

However, the time of travel depends on the mean of transportation you select. Especially, traveling Hue to Da Nang by private car is that the fastest way because it takes only 2 hours.

You can book a private car transfer from Hue to Danang via Hai Van pass with Hura Cars team 

Danang railway station
Da Nang Railway Station: 791 Hải Phòng, Tam Thuận, Thanh Khê, Đà Nẵng

With the convenience and wide choice of departure times as well because the experience that brings this manner of traveling, taking a train from Da Nang to Hue is preferred by many travelers. The train is a safe and economical way to travel between Da Nang and Hue.

However, the positive point is that trains are the safest way to explore travel in Vietnam. When taking a train, you get a comfortable seat with the cool air-conditioned carriage and have the freedom to admire the wonder through the big glass windows. The route between Da Nang and Hue is actually impressive as you’ll see the Truong Son range of mountains, the spectacular Hai Van Pass, and also the blue sea of Lang Co Bay and Lap An Lagoon.

We did the trip from Da Nang to Hue by train recently and loved our travel experience, but you will miss the Hai Van Gate or drink a cup of coffee at the view of Da Nang bay

Train Ticket Price

The train ticket for a trip from Hue to Da Nang costs from 65.000 – 525.000 vnd/ person/ way, depending on the train and seat type (hard seat, soft seat or soft bed in cabin).

Train Schedule between Hue and Danang 

Trains from Da Nang to Hue depart daily and there are 6 trains per day serving this route: SE2, SE4, SE6, SE20, SE22, and TN2. 

Depart from Da Nang to Hue (updated June 2021)

No of train Depart from Hue Arrive Da Nang Duration Hard seat – soft bed
SE2 13h55 16h25 2h45m 125-265k
SE4 12h50 15h25 2h30m 65-155k
SE6 2h30 4h55 2h30m 80-170k
SE8 22h05 1h35 3h30m 100-170k
SE20 18h45 21h30 2h45m 115-245k
SE22 06h30 10h15 3h30m 65-175k
SE10 10h05 13h00 3 hours 105-205k

Depart from Hue to Da Nang station

No of train Depart from Hue Arrive Da Nang Duration Hard seat – soft seat
SE9 4h55 7h35 2h40m 55-165k
SE21 7h00 9h45 2h45m 70-175k
SE3 8h45 11h15 2h30m 155-200k
SE19 9h30 12h30 3h 120-190k
SE1 11h00 13h30 2h30m 155-525k
SE7 20h00 22h30 2h30m 120-180k
SE5 22h30 1h00 2h30 110-170k
Tickets counter and waiting room – Hue railways station

Where to buy train tickets?

You can buy train tickets for the trip from Hue to Da Nang at the following:

  • Buy online at: dsvn .vn
  • Buy online at Online Travel Agent


The distance from Da Nang to Hoi An is about 30km and it takes us 45 mins driving by private car. 

If you want to know more transportation from Da Nang train station to Hoi An town, please keep this we recommend at 5 ways transfer from Da Nang to Hoi An