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Da Nang to Nha Trang Bus: Price, Schedule, and Travel Tips

June 18, 2021 - 964 views

Planning to come to the Central of Vietnam, Nha Trang and Da Nang are 2 beach destinations you should not miss. Covering a distance of over 500 km long, there are some different sorts of transportations to travel between these two coastal cities. In this topic, you can find all the information needed for getting to Nha Trang from Da Nang by bus.

Danang to Nha Trang bus overview

From Danang to Nha Trang, it takes from 10 - 11 hours by bus. With a distance of approximately 530km, most of the buses operating in this route are sleeper buses. Only a few seat buses have been running on this route till now. The roughly 500 km journey is too long to sit in a cramped bus seat. To accommodate the demand of passengers, practically all bus companies change their vehicles into sleeper buses. There are 2 kinds of sleeper buses for you to consider: regular sleeper buses and cabin sleeper buses. 

Regular Sleeper Bus is a double-deck coach equipped with fixed berths and capacity for around 38 passengers. These are quite comfortable so you can sleep during most parts of the journey. The most common is kind with three rows of bunk beds running from the front to the end of the bus. The last row is a wide bed for more seats.

Cabin Sleeper Bus is the type of double-deck coach equipped with fixed berths, TV, USB plug, pillow, blanket, and Wi-fi Internet on board. The capacity is only 22 passengers. Each cabin has a private space for the passenger covered by a curtain. If you want to have more space, it is the best choice. Also, there’s a type of bus with double size or twin cabins for couples. Let it imagine as if you are living in your room. It’s so perfect for an individual hobby. Besides, the Cabin Sleeper Bus is normally equipped with a washroom in the back of the bus that is super convenient.

Da  Nang to Nha Trang Bus

Da Nang to Nha Trang Bus

 

Danang to Nha Trang bus Price & Schedule

Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search. You will have 2 main time options: travelling during daytime or nighttime. The night buses normally depart at about 7 pm and arrive at Nha Trang the next morning while the day buses start very early at 3 am or 6 am. You can find information about bus brands' schedules and prices in the table below. 

Bus Company

Departure

Arrival

Ticket price

Quang Hanh

17:30

19:30

19:00

3:30

5:30

5:00

From 10 USD

Futabus

19:00

20:00

7:00

8:00

From 11 USD

Ha Linh

20:00

6:40

From 15 USD

Hanh Café

19:30

9:00

From 15 USD

Hoang Long

3:10

5:50

16:00

18:45

From 16 USD

 

Da Nang to Nha Trang Futa Bus

Da Nang to Nha Trang Futa Bus

 

Pros and cons

Pros: Bus is the cheapest means of transportation that you can think of.  Travelling by bus, you can save a quite fine amount of money compared to the aeroplane, train or private transportations. In addition, buses are very easy to book and if you want to cancel your tickets, it’s even easier. Just inform them 24h before the departure and you won’t have to pay any fee, you don’t have to deposit for the tickets either. If you choose the night bus to travel, you can also save another night for accommodation. This will help you discriminate a lot of travel costs to save it for a longer journey, or you can come to more destinations.

Cons: If you are on a tight schedule, a bus may not be an ideal option. This sort of transportation takes you nearly a whole day if you can’t book for the night buses and that’s a terrible time-wasting way to consider. Besides, all bus providers on this route are local, serving mainly local passengers so you will easily be messed up while booking your ticket directly. Most of the staff don’t speak English, or just a few if you’re lucky. And you should be aware that there will not be a good place if you love privacy, especially when travelling long distances. The cabin sleeper buses are more expensive and normally the ticket will run out quickly. So think carefully about it and choose the best transportation for yourself.

Cabin bed in Da Nang to Nha Trang Bus

Cabin bed in Da Nang to Nha Trang Bus

 

Tips to travel by bus from Danang to Nha Trang 

Travelling by bus on a long-distance road in Vietnam, there is something you may have never known before. And as a local, there are some pieces of advice that we would happily tell you so that you can get the best experience on your Vietnam journey. 

  • Because it’s a long journey, a cabin sleeper bus is recommended. You can not only sleep comfortably but also get good privacy.
  • Don’t forget to prepare a lot of snacks because you need to eat when you are hungry, and you need to eat when you are bored either. 
  • An interesting book is necessary for relaxing during the time on the bus, which is long and tedious.
  • Secure your personal stuff in the bus station. The place is very crowded and you may face the risk of missing your things or taking other people's luggage by mistake. You better pay more attention.
  • Book your tickets via a travel agent is recommended to make sure you will get the right bus with the right schedule. Normally the staff in bus companies don’t speak English, or only a few so the travel agents will help you solve all language constraints.

The bus may not be the best way to travel from Danang to Nha Trang, but this is the cheapest transportation. Travelling by bus, you'll also have chances to see the Vietnamese local’s life more closely. Contact BestPrice Travel if you are looking for the best transportation to travel or want to book Vietnam tours which included Da Nang & Nha Trang in the itinerary.

Hue Pham

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