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Hoi An

Getting there & away

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Land

Bus

The main Hoi An bus station (861 284; 96 Ð Hung Vuong) is 1km west of the centre of town. Buses from here go to Danang (8000d, one hour), Quang Ngai and other points. More frequent services to Danang leave from the northern bus station (Ð Le Hong Phong) from 5am until the late afternoon.

A regular stop on the open-bus route, it’s easy to pick up a service to or from Hué (US$3, four hours) or Nha Trang (US$6 to US$8, 11 to 12 hours).

Car & motorbike

To get to Danang (30km) you can either head north out of town and join up with Hwy 1A, or east to Cua Dai Beach and follow the excellent new road along China Beach. The going rate for a motorbike taxi between Danang and Hoi An is US$4 to US$6. A taxi costs around US$10.

Shop around for rates on car hire. A journey to Hué can vary from US$35 to US$70. A day trip around the surrounding area, including My Son, is about for US$15 to US$20. Agree on your itinerary in advance and get a copy in writing.

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Air

The closest airport is 45 minutes away, in Danang.

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