Route overview from Ho Chi Minh to DaLat
Bus + Flight + Bus from/to Ho Chi Minh to DaLat
2,5 hours, 541.900 VND (€20,50)
We recommend traveling by flight from Ho Chi Minh to Da Lat. There a many flights leaving every day and the flight takes less than one hour.
Bus from/to Ho Chi Minh to DaLat
8 hours, 220.000 VND (€8)
The night bus is also a convenient option, but less safe than the flight. The advantage of the bus is that it leaves from the center and drops you off in DaLat center.
Option 1: Bus + Flight + Bus
Route: Ninh Binh Phong Nha
Duration: 2,5 hours
Costs: 541.900 VND (€20,50)
Jetstar offers the cheapest flight on this route starting from 500.000 VND (€19). Other airlines are Vietjet air, Vietnam Airlines and Hanh Air.
When you travel on the public bus from Ho Chi Minh center to the airport and with the shuttle bus from DaLat airport to the center, you will keep the costs very low.
Take in mind that shuttle buses and public buses stop running in the late evening. This means you have to take a taxi when you arrive or depart in the late evening or night at the airport.
Bus: Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh Airport
Costs: 20.000 VND (€0,80)
You can take the public bus from Ho Chi Minh Center to the airport for just 5.000 VND (€0,20). this bus takes about 45min to the airport.
Alternatively, you can take a taxi which will bring you for about 100.000 VND (€4) to the airport.
See Ho Chi Minh Aiport how to get from Ho Chi Minh center to airport.
Flight: Ho Chi Minh DaLat
Costs: 481.900 VND (€18,50)
Vietjet Air flight start from 481.900 VND (€18,50) and offers several departure times. Other airlines operating on this route are Jetstar, Vietnam Airlines and Hanh Air.
Bus: Lien Khuong Int Airport DaLat City Center
Costs: 40.000 VND (€1,50)
From DaLat airport you can take a shuttle bus which brings you in 45 minutes to the center of DaLat.
See DaLat airport how to get from DaLat airport to the city center.
Option 2: Bus
Route: Ho Chi Minh DaLat
Duration: 8 hours
Costs: 220.000 VND (€8)
Though it takes longer to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Dalat by bus, you have plenty of trips to choose from. You can either book with Phuong Trang (Futa Bus) or opt for the more luxurious van ride from Hoang Vu Limousine and Minh Tri Limousine.
Phuong Trang bus leaves almost every 30 minutes but does not drop you off in the center of DaLat. They drop you at the bus station from where it is a short 5-10min taxi drive to the center of DaLat.
For an overview on the schedules, see the options below:
|Phuong Trang (Futa Bus)||Almost every 30 minutes, day and night||8h||220.000 VND (€8)|
|Hoang Vu Limousine||09:00-16:00|
|7h||220.000 VND (€8)|
|Minh Tri Limousine||08:00-15:30|
|7h 30m||280.000 VND (€11)|
My favourite places to stay in DaLat
At Redhouse Backpacker Hostel you will easily meet many fellow travellers. Make new friends during breakfast or the (free) BBQ and explore the city of DaLat together! Dorm-beds costs less than €5 and even include free buffet breakfast!
Want to enjoy the romantic city of DaLat while staying in the city center? Doc May Boutique Villa is located in the center of DaLat and surrounded by many nice restaurants. From €29 you get a double room with excellent breakfast and very comfy beds!
This Villa is great home from where you can easily explore the surroundings of DaLat. They have a map with points of interests and can arrange a scooter to explore all these places on your own. Rooms with mountain view start from €36. Enjoy the great views while having a delicious breakfast served to your room!
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