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Hue to Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park

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3 ways to get from Hue to Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park

Taking a Bus from Hue to Phong Nha - Ke Bang National ParkDuration: 4h
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There are 4 operators that run from Hue to Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, with 4 departures per day. If you decide to take a Bus, you can take the Local sleeping and Sleeping options.

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Taking a Minivan from Hue to Phong Nha - Ke Bang National ParkDuration: 4h
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There is 1 operator that run from Hue to Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park. If you decide to take a Minivan, you can take the Standard option.

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Taking a Private rides from Hue to Phong Nha - Ke Bang National ParkDuration: 4h
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Currently the only way to get from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang national park is to hire a private car, with a private driver. These cars can be booked for up to four people. It’s a pricier option but very comfortable, and especially so if you are travelling with your family.

  • Pros
    • Friendly driver
    • Rest stops
    • Extremely flexible route: pick up anywhere
    • A/C
    • Friendly driver
    • Rest stops
    • Extremely flexible route: pick up anywhere
    • A/C
  • Cons
    • No bathroom on board
    • Pricey
    • Not environmentally friendly
    • No bathroom on board
    • Pricey
    • Not environmentally friendly
    • Baby seat fee (5$)
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About the ride from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park is Vietnam’s most exciting and adventurous emerging tourist destination. Until pretty recently, the karsts, caves and underground rivers of Vietnam’s last real frontier were hidden away from all but the most intrepid of travelers. 

Recently, the place has begun to boom, so it’s a great idea to visit now before it becomes widely recognised as one of Southeast Asia’s best destinations for adventure travel.

With endless caves, the oldest karst mountains in Asia and huge stretches of untouched mountains and rivers, it’s perfect for anyone who likes outdoor exploration.

For the 210km (130 mile) journey to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park from Hue, you have three simple and accessible options: 

  • Bus from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park - typically around 4 hours
  • Car from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park - typically around 4 hours
  • Minivan from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park - typically around 4 hours

 

What to see when traveling from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park

On your journey from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, you’ll mainly drive along well-maintained single-lane roads which offer speed and convenience. Though the journey isn’t anything spectacular, it’s still pretty impressive, with lots of attractive views. You’ll drive past small villages and distant mountains, accompanied by ever-present shades of verdant roadside greenery.

But the real excitement begins as you make your way closer to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. As its imposing mountains come into view, you’ll be greeted by a craggy landscape of green peaks and humble homes, which will be your base for endless adventuring during your stay.

 

How to get from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park

Taking a bus

Buses offer a simple and very affordable way to travel from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. If you’re on a budget, they’re a fantastic option. All buses have bed-style seats rather than upright seats, as is often the case in Vietnam.

Some buses from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park offer WiFi, toilets, food and drink, while all offer blankets and AC. 

Taking a car

Taking a car from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park is a pricey but luxurious choice. Instead of paying for an individual ticket for a seat in the car, you instead pay for the cost of the entire vehicle, and split the cost between your fellow passengers. If you want luxury and you’re traveling in a relatively large party, this can be a good choice.

If you travel by car from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, you can choose your own departure time, and your own departure and arrival points.

Some cars to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park from Hue offer English-speaking drivers and WiFi. All offer AC and snacks.

 

Taking a minivan

If you decide to take a minivan from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, you need to (just like with a car) hire a full vehicle rather than buying an individual seat. Again, this is a good option if you’re traveling in a large party. A minivan from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park has space for up to 8 passengers. 

Again, you can choose your own departure time.

With a minivan from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, you get AC and snacks.

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Bookaway's customers prefer Local sleeping Bus by Hung Thanh

Sleeping Bus by Hey Travel which usually takes 3h 30m

BUSQueen Cafe Bus | KT Travel | Hung Thanh | Hey Travel

MINIVANVietnam Locals

CARHue Happy Travel | Vietnam Locals

186 Km (Air)

Local sleeping Bus by Hung Thanh starting at US$7

Approximately, there are 4 departures each day. You can also book a private ride and leave whenever you want.