Getting around in Danang – Da Nang Transportation

Getting around in Da Nang is fairly convenient compared to other cities in Vietnam thanks to its spacious roadways, bridges, and walkways as well as budget-friendly public transportation. Known as the “tourist capital” of the South Central of Vietnam, there are plenty of sightseeing, dining, and shopping opportunities available within the city center. However, no trip to Da Nang is complete without making your way to its pristine beaches, breath-taking mountains, war memorial sites and ancient pagodas, all of which simply require the use of motorised vehicles such as motorcycle taxis, buses, taxis, Grab, and Private cars in Danang.

#1Uber/Grab/Taxi

It is fairly easy to get an Uber or Grab car anywhere in Da Nang. This will save you a bit of money compared to a taxi. You just need to get the app ready for your smartphone before your travels. If you have a hard time using Uber or Grab, then you should resort to using taxis. From the city center or the airport, you can effortlessly catch a taxi without making prior arrangements. Every one of them is equipped with a reliable meter, and rarely a scam occurs, so expats appreciate them. Have your destination address written down to show to the driver, avoiding miscommunication. To avoid high rate taxis, you should choose a well-known taxi brand:

Mai Linh Taxi (green taxi with Mai Linh Group logo): +84 236 352 5252

Vinasun Taxi (white taxi with Vinasun Taxi logo): +84 236 368 6868

Tien Sa Taxi (yellow taxi with Taxi Tien Sa logo): +84 236 379 7979

There is a new shared taxi service, like Blablacar in Europe, that recently launched and is available in Da Nang – Dichungtaxi. Book your taxi online and the system will send the booking information to their drivers for pickup. To save money, you can share the taxi with travelers heading the same way by choosing the “share” option. If not, you can always take the “private” taxi. This new service is potentially cheaper than other options and it lowers the probability of being scammed since their pricing is fixed based on the package you select.

#2 Bus

Going from place to place in Da Nang by bus is pleasant as well. Although the bus is the cheapest travel option, it will take a bit longer and consume more effort (getting there & waiting for the bus) compared to other options. Bus services start at 5:30 in the morning and stop operating at 21:00, with high frequency.

For your convenience, you can use Google Maps and its schedule explorer to pinpoint the nearest bus stop near your stay and the arrival time of the bus. The ticket can be easily purchased on the bus but make sure to pay the right price. If you just arrive at the airport with plenty of luggage, this option will be less convenient because the nearest bus stop is around 3 kilometers away.

There are 11 main routes in Da Nang (Including 6 normal and 5 subsided routes). See road map here

Normal Buses

Route No.01 Da Nang – Hoi An

  • Time: 05h30 – 18h00 (every 20 minutes)
  • Fare: VND 8,000 – 15,000
  • Stops at Da Nang Central Bus Station,Thanh Binh Beach,Da Nang International Airport, Da Nang Train Station, Dragon Bridge, Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, Tran Thi Ly Bridge, near My Khe Beach, Marble Mountain, Hoi An

Route No.02 Kim Lien – Cho Han (Han Market)

  • Time: 05h30 – 18h00 (every 15 minutes)
  • Fare: VND 5,000 – 10,000
  • Stops at near Da Nang Train Station, Thanh Binh Beach, Big C, Con Market, Han Market, Da Nang Cathedral, Nam O fish Sauce Village

Route No.03 Da Nang – Ai Nghia

  • Time: 05h30 – 18h00 (every 30 minutes)
  • Fare: VND 8,000 – 15,000
  • Stops at Da Nang Central Bus Station, Da Nang International Airport, MM Mega Market, Tuy Loan Rice Paper Village, Cam Le Sesame Cake Village

Route No.06 Da Nang – Phu Da

  • Time: 05h30 – 17h00 (every 30 minutes)
  • Fare: VND 8,000 – 25,000
  • Stops at Da Nang Central Bus Station, Thanh Binh Beach, Da Nang International Airport, My Son

Route No.04 Da Nang – Tam Ky

  • Time: 05h00 – 18h00 (every 30 minutes)
  • Fare: VND 8,000 – 30,000
  • Stops at near Thanh Binh Beach, Da Nang International Airport, Tam Ky

Route No.09 Tho Quang – Que Son

  • Time: 05h15 – 16h30 (every 30 minutes)
  • Fare: VND 8,000 – 25,000
  • Stops at Han River Bridge, Dragon Bridge, Da Nang Cathedral, Thanh Binh Beach

Subsidies Buses

Route No.05 Nguyen Tat Thanh – Xuan Dieu

  • Time: 05h30 – 21h00 (10 minutes (peak time) & 20 minutes (off-peak))
  • Fare: VND 5,000
  • Stops at near Xuan Thieu Beach

Route No.07 Xuan Dieu – MM Mega Market – Pham Hung

  • Time: 05h30 – 21h00 (10 minutes (peak time) & 20 minutes (off-peak))
  • Fare: VND 5,000
  • Stops at MM Mega Market

Route No.08 Hoa Lu – Pham Hung – Mieu Bong

  • Time: 05h30 – 21h00 (10 minutes (peak time) & 20 minutes (off-peak))
  • Fare: VND 5,000
  • Stops at Thuan Phuoc Bridge, Han River Bridge, Dragon Bridge, Tran Thi Ly Bridge, Lotte Mart

Route No.11 Xuan Dieu – Lotte Mart

  • Time: 05h30 – 21h00 (10 minutes (peak time) & 20 minutes (off-peak))
  • Fare: VND 5,000
  • Stops at Helio Center, Lotte Mart, Buddist Museum, Marble Mountain.

Route No.12 Tho Quang – Truong Sa

  • Time: 05h30 – 21h00 (10 minutes (peak time) & 20 minutes (off-peak))
  • Fare: VND 5,000
  • Stops at Thuan Phuoc Bridge, Han River Bridge, Con Market (Tho Quang – Truong Sa), Da Nang Train Station (Truong Sa – Tho Quang), Da Nang International Airport, Ho Chi Minh Museum – Military Zone 5 Museum, Tran Thi Ly Bridge, Pham Van Dong Beach.

#3 Motorcycle

TaxiTravelling by motorcycle taxi or xe om is a good way of exploring outside the city centre on a budget. You can easily find several parked at the tourist-friendly Bach Dang and Tran Phu Street as well as popular attractions such as My Khe Beach, and Marble Mountains. Do note that the fare is based on your bargaining skills, so make sure you have finalised the price with your driver before hopping on a motorcycle taxi.

Traveling by motorbike is the most exciting option of all. It is the most popular form of transportation in Vietnam for locals and travelers alike since it allows for ultimate flexibility.

There are 2 common types of motorbikes: manual and automatic transmission. Automatic bikes are the first choice for most travelers because they are easier to handle, especially in light of the slew of new traffic laws you must obey. Just turn the throttle and it will run. However, if you also plan to visit other nice spots in the area including Son Tra Peninsula or challenge yourself to Hai Van Pass, then the manual bike will be more suitable since you can manually control the torque (force) which is essential to going uphill.

Remember to check the bike carefully: tires, horn, brakes, and lights. If you have rented a manual bike, then also check the gear pedal. Make sure all functions are in good condition and take a photo of the shop, with contact and address, or take their business card with you in case something unexpected happens on the way and you need their assistance.

You will have to leave your ID or your passport – sometimes they allow a copy – at the rental shop in order to rent a motorbike and ensure the bike’s safe return. You can either go directly to the shop to retrieve the bike or you can pay the shop extra money and they will bring it to your place.

#4 Private Car rental – Private car hire.

Private car is perhaps considered by many as the best way to get around from Da nang to Hoi An , Hue…due to its convenience and price.Transfer by private car is rather cheap compared to taking taxi as it is fixed rate, with or without heavy traffic. Since the price is per car, it is also the most practical option for people traveling with family and friends. Depending on the car type and model, It is also convenient as it could fit larger amount of luggage. By far, if budget allows, Getting around Da Nang by private car is the safest and best way.

Danang private car

No need to deposit; no need to looking forward public taxi. After landing, take your time to proceed with Visa and luggage and go to arrival gate. Your job now is looking forwards the welcome-board with printed your name. Danang Transfer’s driver will wait for you at arrival gate and help you to bring luggage to the car.

Transfer by private car is best option as public transport is not allowed to get in the airport. This is also the safest because it would lessen the tendency of getting scammed. It would be a lot better to have someone waiting at the arrival gate with your name written on the welcome board?

Booking:

– By Email  : danangtransfer.co@gmail.com
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Not only easy booking; but also easy payment – pay after end trip; driver wait for you at arrival gate with sign.
All we need from you :

  • Your name, Hotel address, Your flight number.
  • Time departure – Your journey

We will send you the price for the trip. Once confirmed by you, we will arrange the service. No deposit, our driver will collect your money when you arrival in your hotel and end the trip

After that, everything we will do! What are you waiting for? Send us an email; then we will get you back in soonest with best price!

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>> Price list private car in Hoi An


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