Nha Trang Airport (Cam Ranh)

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How to get from Nha Trang Airport to Nha Trang city centre

The best way to travel the 35 km distance from Nha Trang Airport to Nha Trang city centre is by bus. This bus journey takes 1 hour and costs 74,000 VND ($2.95). Another option is to travel by taxi, which takes 45 minutes and costs around 226,000 VND ($9).

2 ways to get from Nha Trang Airport to the city centre

Transport ModeDurationCostsAvailability
Bus1 hour74,000 VND ($2.95)Check bus tickets
Taxi45 minutes226,000 VND ($9)Book a taxi

We recommend taking the airport bus when travelling to/from Nha Trang Airport, also known as Cam Ranh Airport. You can get a ticket for 74,000 VND ($2.95) and the bus makes many convenient stops along Nha Trang city centre.

When travelling in a group, it will be more cost-efficient to take a taxi. Rates start from 226,000 VND ($9) when travelling between the airport and Nha Trang city centre. Pre-book your ride via BookAway so that you won’t have to deal with taxi drivers offering high prices to tourists.

PRO TIP: Travelling with the family? Vinpearl Land is one of the most popular day activities in Nha Trang. You can reach this entertainment park by a spectacular 3.320m cable car ride over the ocean. The entertainment park, often reffered to as the Disneyland of Vietnam, is filled with outdoor activities like a waterpark, ferrywheel, live entertainment shows and many other fun activities that the kids will love.

Nha Trang airport Cam Ranh

Itinerary from and to Nha Trang Airport (Cam Ranh)

Image source: Vietnamairport.vn

Nha Trang Airport to city centre by Bus #18 (Dat Moi)

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 74,000 VND ($2.95)
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 74,000 VND ($2.95)
Nha Trang airport bus Dat Moi

Dat Moi operates the airport buses from Cam Ranh Airport to Nha Trang city centre. These buses depart every 30 minutes from early morning until evening. Just look for Bus #18.

Dat Moi airport buses are airconditioned and are very comfortable, but they do not have a lot of space for luggage. So if you’re carrying big bags, you might want to consider taking a taxi instead.

An airport bus ticket from Cam Ranh Airport to Nha Trang costs 74,000 VND ($2.95). You can buy them at the ticket booth at the airport or you can pre-book them online through BookAway.

Departure and arrival station

When coming from the airport’s International Terminal, you can find the Dat Moi Airport Bus outside the arrivals hall at Column 3. If you’re at the Domestic Terminal, just head to the opposite side of the Arrival Gate.

In Nha Trang, the last stop is at 10 Yersin Street, near Nha Trang Stadium on the northern edge of the city centre. The bus makes several stops along the way though, and you can get off at the nearest bus stop to your hotel.

Dat Moi Airport Bus Route

See here the exact route of Dat Moi Bus #18:

Station Airport Cam RanhNguyen Tat ThanhNguyen Duc CanhHoang DieuTran PhuTran Quang KhaiNguyen Thien ThuatLe Thanh TonHoang Hoa ThamNha Trang Station (19-8 stadium gates-10 Yersin)

Bus #18 traces the same route on the way from the city centre to the airport.

Airport Bus Schedule from Nha Trang Airport to City Centre

Bus OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
Dat Moi Airport BusEvery 30 minutes
from 05:30-21:30
1 hour74,000 VND ($2.95)
Check Bus Ticket

Airport Bus Schedule from City Centre to Nha Trang Airport

Bus OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
Dat Moi Airport BusEvery 30 minutes
from 04:00-19:30
1 hour75,000 VND ($3)
Check Bus Ticket

Nha Trang Airport to city centre by Taxi

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: 226,000 VND ($9)
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: 226,000 VND ($9)

Are you travelling in a group? If yes, then it might be more convenient to take a taxi from Nha Trang Airport to the city centre.

With rates from 226,000 VND ($9), the price is almost the same as a bus ticket when you divide the cost.

You can book your private transfer online beforehand through BookAway. This saves you the hassle of negotiating a rate with taxi drivers. BookAway also offers cleaner and more spacious cars compared to normal airport taxis.

Book a Taxi with BookAway

If you prefer to get your taxi onsite, you shouldn’t have a hard time finding them outside the airport arrivals hall. Nha Trang drivers like to ask for a fixed rate instead of turning on the meter. Make sure you agree on a reasonable price upfront!

Taxi rates are from 200,000 VND ($8) to 300,000 VND ($12), depending on the location of your hotel.

It’s also important to get a ride with a trusted taxi company. This includes Mai Linh, Vinasun, and Quoc Te.

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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