DaLat to Nha Trang

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How to get from DaLat to Nha Trang?

The distance between DaLat and Nha Trang is 88 km. The road distance is 134 km.

How do I travel from DaLat to Nha Trang without a car? The best way to get from Dalat to Nha Trang without a car is via bus which takes 4 hours and costs 140,000 VND ($6) – 255,000 VND ($11).

Bus from DaLat to Nha Trang

Transport ModeDurationCostsAvailability
Bus4 hours140,000 VND ($6)Check bus tickets

We recommend to take a bus from DaLat to Nha Trang. Travelling by bus is very convenient and basically also the only direct option you have. Various bus and minivan options are available online.

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.

Itinerary from DaLat to Nha Trang

Bus

  • DaLat
  • 4 hours
  • Nha Trang
DaLat to Nha Trang travelroute
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DaLat to Nha Trang by Bus


Duration: 4 hours
Cost: 140,000 VND ($6)

Taking the bus or van is a convenient way to travel from DaLat to Nha Trang. There are at least four bus companies and two van companies that operate on this route. Luckily, some of them have very good safety records!

Limo-van

Duration: 4 hours
Cost: 235,000 VND ($10)

We recommend to travel via limo-van as they offer more luxury and comfort. More importantly, they offer free pick-up and drop-off services. These alone already make up for the few more dollars you pay for.

However, Bear 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.

Lac Hong Luxury Minivan

We prefer to travel with Lac Hong because they have received only excellent reviews so far. Their drivers are well-praised for their safe driving and they offer clean and comfortable vans.

Lac Hong operates 3 trips daily and these depart at 7:00, 9:00 and 11:00. Travel time is approximately 4 hrs and a seat costs 235,000 VND ($10).

If you’re travelling on a weekend, make sure to book tickets at least a week before. Because of its good record, Lac Hong tickets sell out fast.

Check BookAway for Lac Hong Luxury Van

Note: One other popular company operating on this route Catthienhai Travel. However, we have received several complaints about this company and that is why we recommend not to book with them.

Bus

Duration: 4 hours
Cost: 140,000 VND ($6)

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 arriving in the center of Nha Trang. Buses from these two companies only leave 2 times a day at 7:30 and 13:00.

An Phu Travel

An Phu Travel is another good option if The Sinh Tourist and Hanh Cafe are fully-booked. This is the cheapest bus option and it also departs from the center of DaLat and arrives at Nha Trang city center.

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 travellers have complained 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.

Bus Schedule from Da Lat to Nha Trang

BusDepartureCosts
Lac Hong Luxury Minivan
+ free pick-up & drop-off
07:00-11:00
09:00-13:00
11:00-15:00
230,000 VND ($10)
Buy Your Bus Tickets
Catthienhai Travel
+ free pick-up & drop-off
08:00-11:45
13:00-16:15
14:00-16:15
16:00-18:15
17:00-20:15
255,000 VND ($11)
Buy Your Bus Tickets
The Sinh Tourist07:30-11:30
13:00-17:00
160,000 VND ($7)
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Hanh Café07:30-12:30
13:00-18:00
160,000 VND ($7)
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An Phu Travel07:30-11:30
13:00-17:00
140,000 VND ($6)
Buy Your Bus Tickets
Futa Bus07:00-11:00
08:00-12:00
09:00-13:00
11:00-15:00
12:00-16:00
13:00-17:00
15:00-19:00
16:00-20:00
17:00-21:00
175,000 VND ($7.50)
Buy Your Bus Tickets

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.

If you want to travel with The Sinh Tourist, you can book online via Baolau.

Hotel

Our favourite places to stay in Nha Trang


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John Homestay

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 $14; Dorm: $6 (+ free breakfast)

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Mojzo Inn

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: $30 (+ free breakfast)

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