Ba Na Hills is one of the most attractive tourist attractions in central Vietnam and it is frequently visited from another popular tourist destination - Hoi An. Even if these destinations are quite far, there are many ways to choose from, such as shuttle bus, taxi and others, when planning how to get from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills.
Hoi An to Ba Na Hills Distance
Ba Na Hills is located about 45 km from the town of Hoi An. The cable car departure station is located few kilometers more near than that as the length of Ba Na Hills cable car is more than 5.7 km.
The distance to Ba Na Hills cable car departure station from the most popular locations in Hoi An is the following:
Hoi An Ancient Town to Ba Na Hills - 45 km
An Bang Beach to Ba Na Hills - 43 km
Cua Dai Beach to Ba Na Hills - 46 km
How to Get from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills
Even if there is no public transportation covering this route, getting from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills is pretty easy as you can take a shuttle bus, get a private transfer, taxi or join an all-inclusive tour.
Shuttle Bus from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills
A good way for getting from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills for solo travelers and small groups is taking a Ba Na Hills shuttle bus from Hoi An. This shuttle bus is quite popular between tourists as travelers staying in Hoi An and willing to visit Ba Na Hills don't need to go to Da Nang for taking a Ba Na Hills shuttle bus.
Ba Na Hills shuttle bus from Hoi An departs at around 8:00-8:15 and returns to Hoi An in the late afternoon, with the departure from Ba Na Hills scheduled around 16:00.
The trip duration one-way can be around 1.5 hour, depending on traffic and weather conditions.
One-way ticket for this Ba Na Hills shuttle bus costs around 245,000 VND while a round-trip transfer between Hoi An and Ba Na Hills costs around 365,000 VND. Significant discount is offered when booked online here: Hoi An - Ba Na Hills shuttle bus.
Another good place to look for a round-trip by a shared shuttle bus from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills is here: Shared Shuttle Bus to the Golden Bridge.
Ba Na Hills Shuttle Bus from Da Nang
If you are traveling on a tight budget, you can actually save some money by taking a public bus from Hoi An to Da Nang and boarding the Ba Na Hills shuttle bus there.
Normally, a one-way ticket for Ba Na Hills shuttle bus from Da Nang costs from around 120,000 VND to 150,000 VND and round-trip tickets are offered for the price in the range from 200,000 VND to 300,000 VND.
The cheapest Ba Na Hills shuttle bus round-trip tickets cost 200,000 VND and the price is even lower when booked online here: Ba Na Hills shuttle bus.
When traveling this way, you can save about 50,000-70,000 VND per person but the journey will be much longer and more complicated.
Private Transfer from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills
When traveling in a group, booking a private transfer from Da Nang to Ba Na Hills is the most convenient option. With a private transfer, you will not have to worry about anything and there will be more time for you to explore all the attractions. You can also book Grab but the price of the trip won’t be much different or even higher than you would be paying for a pre-booked private transfer to Ba Na Hills.
The price of private transfer from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills starts from 640,000 VND for one-way trip and from 1,050,000 VND for round-trip. You can book a private transfer for a group of up to 3-12 people here: Private Transfer between Hoi An and Ba Na Hills.
Ba Na Hills on the way from Hoi An to Hue
If you are not planning to return to Hoi An on the same day and going to skip Da Nang, you can travel by a private car from Hoi An to Hue and make a stop at Ba Na Hills on the way. A one-way private transfer from Hoi An to Hue with a stop at Ba Na Hills will cost you 1,600,000 VND and can be conveniently booked online here: Hoi An - Hue transfer with Ba Na Hills.
From Hoi An to Ba Na Hills by Taxi
Traveling from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills by taxi is also an option. The taxi fare from Da Nang to Ba Na Hills should be around 550,000-700,000 VND for a one-way trip, and 1,000,000-1,300,000 VND for a round-trip, depending on the type of taxi.
When chartering taxi for a round trip, which includes waiting time at Ba Na Hills, you should carefully check about the waiting time to agree the price before making a decision because the cheaper options might include a very limited waiting time and additional charges for extra waiting time. Take it into consideration as typically at Ba Na Hills you will spend a lot of time just to buy tickets (if not booked in advance) and to take a 2-way cable car.
Join-in or Private Ba Na Hills Tour
There are many tours from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills, offering different quality of services. When taking a tour, the service provider should take care of everything: transportation from your hotel in Hoi An to Ba Na Hills, entrance and cable car tickets, lunch and a guide. Ba Na Hills tour prices range from 1,800,000 VND to 3,000,000 VND per person or even more.
When looking for Ba Na Hills tour, you will find that tour programs of all companies are almost the same. Let us explain what you should consider and what services can be included in the tour price:
Round trip hotel transfer from and to Hoi An Town: This can save your transportation costs significantly.
Ba Na Hills Admission fee: The entrance fee is fixed at 900,000 VND per person at the moment and normally include a cable car ride as well as entrance to the main places on Ba Na Hills such as Golden Bridge, Fantasy Park, Moon Castle, Linh Ung Pagoda, French Village, except for the Wax Museum.
Buffet meals: Food at Ba Na Hills is surprisingly expensive. All Vietnamese buffet restaurants on Ba Na Hills are priced at 350,000 VND. While most of Ba Na Hills tours from Hoi An include lunch, make sure about it when choosing the tour so you wouldn’t need to worry about food.
Guide: Tour includes an English speaking guide to explain details about Ba Na Hills.
One of the best value for money Ba Na Hills tour can be booked here: Ba Na Hills Day Trip from Hoi An.
Another very well-rated Ba Na Hills tour with an option of private tour from Hoi An can be booked here: Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge Full-Day Trip.
If you will be traveling there independently, make sure to save money by booking your Ba Na Hills Tickets online. You can save at least 10,000 VND per person when booking your tickets this way. Online booking of the package including entrance ticket and lunch buffet lets you save even much more than that!