Bus travel from Da Lat to Mui Ne offers travellers A/C, reclining seats, and luggage allowances. During peak season the buses may be crowded and there may be limited space for hand luggage. Although the cabins are often older, they are very clean and comfortable.
There are 5 operators that run from Da Lat to Mui Ne. If you decide to take a Minivan, you can take the Standard option.
There are 5 operators that run from Da Lat to Mui Ne. If you decide to take a Car, you can take the SUV option.
Da Lat and Mui Ne are pretty close to one another. But what they offer couldn’t be more different. Travelling from the cold climes of Da Lat’s jagged mountains to the sun kissed beaches of golden Mui Ne is a great way to experience Vietnam’s diversity.
For the 150km (93 mile) journey to Mui Ne from Da Lat, you have three options:
Buses leave at designated times, but all cars and minivans are hired privately, so you can choose your own departure time.
Though all options are excellent choices for the right person, we recommend taking a bus to Mui Ne from Da Lat. Though cars and minivans offer more versatility and luxury, they’re a lot more expensive. But given how affordable buses are, they’re surprisingly comfortable and simple to use.
The journey from Da Lat to Mui Ne allows you to see and experience much of the diversity of Vietnam’s landscapes.
While descending through the mist and mountains of Da Lat, you’ll experience small winding roads, sheer drops, and beautiful hues of green and brown. But when you begin to leave this mountainous region, the peaks and valleys make way to flatter land, welcoming you to the golden shores of Mui Ne’s sunny beaches and shimmering sea.
As the sea comes into view, you’ll begin to get excited for warmer weather, watersports, and lazy hours of soaking up the sun.
Taking a bus
Buses are an excellent and easy way to get from Da Lat to Mui Ne. They’re very affordable, and the journey times aren’t much longer than other options. Sometimes, they’re even equally short!
All trips take place during the day (rather than at night), and all buses have air conditioning. Some offer blankets and English speaking staff, but you should check the individual listings to see which providers provide which perks.
Taking a minivan
If you take a minivan to Mui Ne from Da Lat, you can choose either a Standard Minivan or a Comfort Minivan. A Standard Minivan holds up to 13 passengers, while a Comfort Minivan holds up to 9.
Comfort minivans, though more expensive, are very luxurious. They have WiFi, charging points and plush seats, perfect for a comfortable journey.
You can’t buy an individual seat in a minivan. Instead, you have to hire the full vehicle. This is a great option if you’re travelling in a big group, but it’s not so good if you’re a solo traveller.
With all minivans to Mui Ne from Da Lat, you can choose your own departure time along with your own pickup and departure points.
Driving with a private car
Interesting fact: did you know that you can only drive a car in Vietnam if you’re a citizen of the country?
If you decide to rent a car in Vietnam, it will come with a private driver. All of these drivers can speak at least a little English, which can be useful for asking for information, and requesting breaks for toilet stops, snacks and photo opportunities.
You can choose from three options: Comfort Car, SUV Car and Standard Car. Some of these options have WiFi and charging points. All have air conditioning.
With all private cars, you can be picked up and dropped off wherever you like - and you can choose your own departure time.
For a bespoke, personalised experience, this is the best option we offer.
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