Phong Nha to Hue

Phong Nha to Hue

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Phong Nha to Hue Schedule

Phong Nha to Hue Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
OUROS Travel Comfort 3pax 00:00 - 03:30VND 4,712k
Grouptour Sleeper 41 03:50 - 08:00VND 276k
Vietnam Railways Class II AC 05:33 - 08:26VND 233k
Vietnam Railways Class II Sleeper AC 06:26 - 09:33VND 398k
Vietnam Airlines Economy 09:05 - 13:00VND 2,789k
VietJet Air Economy 10:35 - 07:55VND 2,573k
Vietnam Airlines Economy 15:40 - 12:25VND 2,977k
VietJet Air Economy 17:45 - 12:35VND 1,838k
Vietnam Railways Class II AC 18:38 - 22:05VND 272k
Bamboo Airways Economy 20:50 - 02:50VND 4,393k
Vietnam Railways VIP Sleeper 23:32 - 02:41VND 380k

Transportation from Phong Nha to Hue

Facts about the transport from Phong Nha to Hue

Cheapest Transport$9
Fastest Transport2h 50m
Earliest Departure12:14 AM
Latest Departure7:00 PM
Departures per day3
Distance142 kilometers
Transport CompaniesBamboo Airways, Full Moon Party Tour, Grouptour, Saigon DMC, Techbus VN JSC, VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines, Vietnam Railways, Violette Express Train

Phong Nha to Hue Destination Reviews

Came about 20min delayed - but driver and staff in a very good mood. Busses as uncomfortable as usual, driving style as well. Arrived at a gas station close to Hue where we had to exit, another Van drove us then to the main station.
Bus Sleeper 40, Full Moon Party Tour (Full Moon Party Tour), Nov 24, 2023
Had to change the bus 4 times. Were 1 hour to late.
Bus Sleeper 40, Full Moon Party Tour (Full Moon Party Tour), Aug 23, 2023
The bus was dirty but his departure was on time. No unnecessary stops as the bus had WC inside. They also arrived 10 minutes before scheduled time, nothing bad to comment about this.
Bus Sleeper 41, Grouptour (Công ty du lịch quốc tế Grouptour), Jun 5, 2023
In general these buses are a great travel option. I'm personally just too tall to feel comfortable in the seats. The bus was a bit too late and arrived more than an hour too late. We did a small toilet break. The arrival location just mention a café at the destination, not the actual city. The bus dropped us off at the main station, not at the mentioned café. So we needed another taxi to our accommodation!
Bus Sleeper 40, Full Moon Party Tour (Full Moon Party Tour), Mar 4, 2023
Pick-up was one time (ish) but we were crammed in the back by the driver and made plenty of detours which made us 30 mins late. The bus driver also refused to drop us off at the point that was communicated and instead dropped us off at the bus station where a horde of taxi drivers tried to pick us up and tried to overcharge us. Contact with the tour operator in advance was fine, the trip itself less so.
Bus VIP Sleeper 41, Full Moon Party Tour (Full Moon Party Tour), Dec 16, 2022
Booked the 7am bus on 12go. At 7.45 the woman from the bus office showed up, despite it saying it opens at 6am, and told us there is no 7am bus. The bus itself was fine. Comfortable. But then it pulled up 20 minutes outside of Hue and shoved 4 children and 3 adults into 5 seats of a taxi which drove us to the train station - not the bus station. This taxi driver then made us pay to get dropped closer.
Bus VIP Sleeper 41, Full Moon Party Tour (Full Moon Party Tour), Nov 30, 2022
There are 3 things that need to be improved. The first is to mention the name of the bus company that is picking us up, it is not on our voucher and we had to have the hotel call for the information. The second was the bus. The seat I was in had a broken seat belt and a broken level to be able to sit upright. The third is English speaking drivers. We never understand them. The bus was comfortable enough and was on time.
Bus Sleeper 41, Grouptour (Công ty du lịch quốc tế Grouptour), Sep 21, 2022
14 customer reviews

How to get from Phong Nha to Hue

When you want to get from Phong Nha to Hue, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 158.40. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a taxi as a taxi ticket costs as low as USD 130.90.

How far is Phong Nha from Hue?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Phong Nha to Hue. Your trip will be a total of 89 miles (142 km). The flying distance is 89 miles (142 km).

How long does it take to get from Phong Nha to Hue?

The travel time from Phong Nha to Hue can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 13 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Phong Nha to Hue?

The cost of the trip from Phong Nha to Hue varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Saigon DMC (Công Ty TNHH Saigon Dmc): travelling by taxi expect to pay as low as USD 130.90 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as USD 158.40.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Phong Nha to Hue:

  • Train tickets - USD 8.81 to USD 39.13;
  • Bus tickets - USD 11.37 to USD 15.47;
  • Bus+taxi price: USD 15.48. From Phong Nha to Hue starting from 04:00 Phong Nha Hung Thanh Bus Office until 19:00 Phong Nha Hung Thanh Bus Office
  • flight price: USD 105.10 - USD 114.96. From Phong Nha to Hue starting from 09:05 Dong Hoi Airport until 09:05 Dong Hoi Airport

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 130.90 to USD 158.40.

How many trips per day are there between Phong Nha and Hue?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Phong Nha to Hue any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Phong Nha to Hue is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Phong Nha to Hue. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 130.90.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks..

The most popular transport from Phong Nha to Hue

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Phong Nha to Hue? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 50% decided to go for a bus.
  • 44% chosen Bus+taxi
  • 5% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 1% Other