Hanoi to Hue Option for traveler:

Option 1: From Hanoi to Hue by Bus (Direct Bus Ticket or Open Bus Ticket)

– Price: 220,000 VND – 260,000 VND ($10-$12) Depending on Bus Company and quality of the bus. New companies usually have the new and comfortable buses you can take from Hanoi to Hue.

– Travel Time: 10 -12 hours

– Pros: Cheapest and most convenient way to get to Hue. You can relax on the bus (or you can try if the driver plays loud Vietnamese music) during the trip. View during the trip is not that bad.

– Cons: Since it seems like this is the best option for travelers, chances are, bus getting fully packed every time. Bus companies tend to ask for more during peak seasons. Cannot just stop to let you appreciate one place or take good photos. There is a 50% chance of the driver playing loud Vietnamese music for the whole duration of your trip.

Option 2: From Hanoi to Hue by Motorbike

– Price: 4,450,000 VND – 5,550,000VND ($200 – $250) Buy your own bike and sell it (slightly cheaper than when you bought it) before leaving the country is the wisest way to do it. Motorbike rentals are very expensive.

– Travel Time:Depends on you

– Pros:You are your own master. Decision where, when and how long it will take solely depends on you. Cities and towns from Hanoi to Hue are also interesting and beautiful. You might as well have a quick visit on them. Most backpackers who are confident with their driving skills prefer this option.

– Cons: Prone to an accident. Not advisable if you cannot drive well in your own country. Vietnamese drivers are both the best and worst drivers in Asia. A little mechanical skill is not required but to make sure you can get to the nearest town if ever your bike breaks down in the middle of the road.

Option 3: From Hanoi to Hue by Train

– Prices:

Hard Seat – 890, 000 VND ($40)

Soft Seat –950, 000 VND ($43)

Hard bunk bed – 1, 250, 000 ($57)

Soft bunk bed –1,300,000 ($59)

– Note: Night trip is slightly more expensive, additional $2.

– Travel Time: 12-14 hours

– Pros: Believed to be the most traditional way to travel from Hanoi to Hue and allows travelers to truly appreciate places in Vietnam due to the view of the countryside it offers. And this option gives you a higher tendency to meet and interact with locals during the trip.

– Cons: Since most Vietnamese travel with this option too, it could be a little crowded. Most of the time, soft seats and beds are already booked few weeks or months before so it will leave you to the last option, hard seat.

Option 4: From Hanoi to Hue by Plane

– Prices: $90 – $120

– Travel Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes

– Pros: Fastest way to get from Hanoi to Hue.

– Cons: Most costly. Additional charges for getting to the airport in Hanoi and then getting to the city center in Hue. Though you can take shuttle buses, for Hanoi to Noi Bai Domestic Airport is 70,000 and for Hue airport to your hotel in the city center is 50,000.

## If you use Plane for transfer. You can book hue airport transfer by car from us: Hue airport transfer

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Hue Private Car:



1. What type/brand of your car ?
Our cars are:
– 4 seats: Chevrolet Cruze, Hyundai Accent, Toyota Vios
– 7 seats: Toyota Innova, Toyota Fortuner, Toyota Veloz, Toyota Cross, Misubishi Xpander
– 16 seats: Ford Transit, Hyundai Solati
2. Is this price for all or per person ?
– For Private Car (transport service), this price is per car not per person
– For Package Tour (Private tour), this price is per person.
3. How we can recognize you at the airport ?
Our driver will wait at the exit gate and hold a welcome board with your name written on it for you to recognize him easily.
4. How will I know my booking has been confirmed ?
When you receive an email starting: Your booking has been confirmed.
To make sure that your booking has been confirmed, we will send you an invoice with an itinerary. Please check itinerary to avoid any inconvenience.
5. How can I pay ?
– Paypal (pay extra 4% for transaction fee)
– Credit card at our office (pay extra 3% for banking fee)
– Cash at our office or to driver
6. Will there be other guests who will join us ?
This is a private service, so only your group will be in this trip. You can invite your friends but maximum of 3 people in 4 seats car, 5 people in 7 seats car and 12 people in 16 seats car.
7. Can your driver speak English ?
Our drivers can speak Basic English communication or better. They have vast experience in dealing with foreigners, they can explain about attractions and help you get the most out of your trip. But they are not tour guides so they have limitation.

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