Want to know how to get from Da Lat to Mui Ne? In this post, we’ll share a summary of the two ways to get there and compare each option on duration, costs and level of comfort. For each option, we go into more detail to help you decide which transport provider to book with and where to buy your tickets.
What to expect when visiting Mui Ne
Mui Ne is a coastal town and traditional fishing village on Vietnam’s southeast coast. It is famous for its red and white sand dunes, spread out just beside soft sand beaches and lush trees.
Wind conditions are perfect on this side of the country, so kitesurfing is popular from October to April in Mui Ne. Other exciting activities include sailing, windsurfing, sandboarding, and quad biking on the sand dunes.
2 ways to get from Da Lat to Mui Ne
There are two ways to travel the distance of 155 km (96 miles) from Da Lat to Mui Ne: by bus (4h 05m - 5h 30m) and taxi (4 hours). The journey takes between 4h - 5h 30m and the quickest way is by taxi . The lowest priced tickets start from 230,000 VND ($9.30) for the bus.
Travelling by bus is an affordable way to get from Da Lat to Mui Ne. Ticket prices start from 230,000 VND ($9.30).
The bus journey takes 4h 05m - 5h 30m, depending on which bus you take. We highly advise that you pay attention to the bus company’s departure and arrival points and map out their distance from your hotels in Dalat and Mui Ne.
Otherwise, you might have to spend a fortune and extra time on finding your way to/from bus stations.
Thanh Lich drops off passengers at its office in Phan Thiet, 10 km west of the city centre. As you can see, even though Than Lich has a shorter travel time, your journey might actually take longer because of the distance of its bus stations from the city centres.
To get to your hotel from the bus stops, you can take a taxi or find the main road and hail public bus #1.
Da Lat to Mui Ne by Taxi
Duration: 4 hours
Starts from: 1,935,000 VND ($79)
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: 1,935,000 VND ($79)
Do you want your own private ride? You can also get a private transfer from Da Lat to Mui Ne.
We recommend booking your ride with BookAway, which offers nice cars (definitely better than regular taxis) that come with trusted drivers.
Rates start from 1,935,000 VND ($79) for a 5-seater car. Larger vehicles are also available for bigger groups. A van that can fit up to 12 passengers costs 2,607,000 VND ($105).
Travel time via private transfer from Da Lat to Mui Ne takes around 4 hours.
Le Huynh Hotel is directly located on the main street of Mui Ne. You’ll reach restaurants, bars, and the beach within walking distance. The spacious rooms are clean and the staff is always happy to answer your questions – what else to ask for?
Looking for a tropical getaway on Phan Thiet Beach? Bamboo Village Beach Resort & Spa is surrounded by gardens and greenery. Rooms feature stylish wooden & bamboo furnishings and the resort offers plenty of facilities. Guests can chill out at the pool, spend some quiet time at the library, or exercise at the yoga room and ﬁtness centre.
Deluxe garden view room storm from $85 incl. breakfast
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