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Trip overview from Hoi An to Pakse

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How to get from Hoi An to Pakse

Unfortunately, there are no direct options from Hoi An to Pakse. All flights have a stopover in Ho Chi Minh and there is no bus company that offers direct trips on this route.


Your options at a glance

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Flight11,5 hours$436Check flights
Bus11 hours$15.50 No online tickets

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If you haven’t found your best transport option yet, no problem. This was just the intro. Below we share our step-by-step guide of how to get from Hoi An to Pakse.


HOi An to Pakse travelroute



Flight from Hoi An to Pakse via Da Nang

Duration: 11h 30min
Costs: $436

Hoi An doesn’t have an airport, so you will need to book a flight from Da Nang Aiport.

See the Da Nang Airport page how to get there.

As there are no direct flights between Da Nang and Pakse, your journey will take at least 12 hours. The flights will include a layover of at different airports. It’s not really the most practical option since it takes almost the same time as the bus and is more expensive.

Keep in mind that tickets for this route can be quite expensive. Booking a few weeks in advance will be to your advantage as tickets get more expensive closer to the travel date.

A one-way ticket starts at $436 and it takes about 11,5 hours for the entire trip.

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Bus from Hoi An to Pakse

Duration: 11 hours
Costs: $15.50

Trips for this route are scarce and not very well-advertised. The easiest way to book a bus from Hoi An to Pakse is to ask your hotel’s staff or go to a reputable local travel agency in Hoi An.

As there are no direct buses you will have to arrange 1 or 2 transfers: One from Hoi An to Ngoc Hoi or Kon Tum and then another from Ngoc Hoi or Kon Tum to Pakse.

It can be quite a hassle, but taking the bus will save you a lot of money compared to flying. The entire journey from Hoi An to Pakse should take about 11 hours if the buses pass through the Bo Y Border.

Expect to pay about $15,50 for this journey. If in some cases they try to charge you more, your total spending on bus tickets should never exceed $20 for this trip.

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