Trip overview from DaLat to Nha Trang
To make trip planning super easy and fast, we created a step-by-step guide to find the best way to travel from DaLat to Nha Trang.
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- 4 hours
- Nha Trang
How to get from DaLat to Nha Trang
We recommend to take a bus from DaLat to Nha Trang. This is a convenient way of traveling and basically also the only option you have. You can book a cheap bus ticket at Baolau or book a comfortable van incl. free pick-up on BookAway.
DaLat railway station is only used as an attraction and cannot be used to reach another destination.
There are no direct flights from DaLat airport (Lien Khuong Airport) to Nha Trang. Flights from DaLat to Nha Trang go first to Ho Chi Minh, making the journey last at least 5 hours. And this even excludes the time it takes to get to and from the airports.
Your options at a glance
|Bus||4 hours||234.000 VND (€9) incl pick-up||Check bus 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 DaLat to Nha Trang.
Bus from DaLat to Nha Trang
Duration: 4 hours
Costs: 120.000 VND (€5)
Taking the bus or van is a convenient way of traveling from DaLat to Nha Trang. There are in total three bus companies and two van companies that operate on this route.
We recommend booking a van with Minth Tri Limousine as they offer very convenient vans with a free pick-up in DaLat and free drop-off in Nha Trang. This saves you the extra journey to your hotel compared to taking the bus.
Duration: 3 hours
Costs: 234.000 VND (€9)
Note that we received a bad review about one of the drivers of Catthienhai Travel, while Minh tri Limousine received very good reviews so far.
However, take in mind that vans sometimes drive faster than large buses. If you are prone to car motion sickness, the bus of Hanh Cafe or Sinh Tourist might be a better option.
Want to feel like a rockstar? Then forget about the Sinh Tourist and Hah Cafe bus. With Minh Tri Limousine you will feel like a real VIP. Bring some champaign, buy some caviar at the DaLat night market and enjoy your ride while listening to Vietnamese Karaoke songs bouncing from the speakers.
In addition, they provide free pick up in Da Lat and will also drop you off at your hotel in Nha Trang. The 3 extra dollars for this ticket are already saved by the transport you would have to take form the bus station to your hotel.
As this company is quite new, there are almost no reviews available so we would greatly appreciate if you want to share your experience!
Catthienhai Travel is another van company operating on this route which also provides free pick-up and drop-off. However, we received a bad review from one of our readers about this company and that;s why we would recommend to book with another company.
She complained about a very rough driver who was driving too fast and she was almost covered with bruises from being slammed from side to side. If you have another experience or want to share yours, we would love to read yours in a comment below!
Duration: 4 hours
Costs: 120.000 VND (€5)
Sinh Tourist and Hanh Cafe
Sinh Tourist’ and ‘Hanh Cafe’ are well-known bus companies in Vietnam and have buses leaving from DaLat center and also drop you off in the center of Nha Trang. Buses from these two companies only leave 2 times a day at 7:30 or 13:00.
Futa Bus (Phuong Trang)
Another bus company is Futa bus, but we do not recommend this company. Their reputation is not very good and many travelers complain about rude bus drivers. Also be aware that this bus does not leave from the center in DaLat and drops you 20min from Nha Trang center.
See here all the options from Da Lat to Nha Trang:
|Minh Tri Limousine||08:00-12:00|
|3h||234.000 VND (€9) + free pick-up|
|3h 45m||231.600 VND (€9) + free pick-up|
|The Sinh Tourist bus||07:30-11:30|
|4h||160.000 VND (€5)|
|4-5h||120.000 VND (€5)|
|Futa Bus||08:00, 9:00, 11:00,|
12:30, 14:30, 16:00,
|4h||130.000 VND (€5)|
Note that the duration of the bus companies differs on this schedule. In reality, there wouldn’t be that much difference, except that buses tend to make more stops and not arrive in the center.
My favourite places to stay in Nha Trang
John’s Homestay is a charming yet low-priced homestay right in the heart of Nha Trang.
The shared lounge and terrace are the perfect place to socialize with other guests and rooms are clean and tidy. Dorms come with an electric plug, lamp and curtain for each bed and another plus: You can use the washing machine free of charge!Room €13; Dorm: €6 (+ free breakfast)
Want to wake up in a stylish & spacious room and enjoy a tasty breakfast on the rooftop restaurant?
Mojzo Inn is located close to the restaurants, bars and just a few minutes walk from the beach. When you stay at Mojzo, make sure you don’t miss out on the delicious (and free) home-baked cake served at tea time between 15:00-17:00.Private room: €26 (+ free breakfast)
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