A beautiful view from within central Da Lat-mobile

How to get from
Nha Trang to Da Lat

Nha Trang to Da Lat Trip Overview

Distance90 km (56.3 miles)
Price range$9-$156
Ride Duration Range3h-5h 18m
Earliest Departure18:00
Latest Departure23:00

The best way to get from Nha Trang to Da Lat is by bus. The drive is around three to four hours with transports all throughout the day. Da Lat is a great place to go sightseeing and exploring. It’s known for its gorgeous landscapes, evergreen forests, and amazing waterfalls. You can also walk into town and enjoy their food which is widely acclaimed. If you go from November to March, you’ll experience pleasant and dry weather, but pack a jacket as it tends to get cool, especially at night.

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Taking a bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat

Fastest bus: 3h

Cheapest bus: $9

The fastest: 3h

The cheapest: $9

Pros

Partially refundable

Clean cabin

Rest stop breaks

Non smoking bus

Central station pick up/drop off

Cons

Unstable WiFi connection

Traffic delays

Possibly not enough leg room

POSSIBLE AMENITIES:

A/C

Reclining Seats

Wifi

Blanket

Food

Charger

The fastest: 3h

The cheapest: $9

Pros

Water provided

Multiple departure times throughout the day

Doable journey duration

Cons

Baby car seat for extra fee (5$)

Private van: more expensive

POSSIBLE AMENITIES:

A/C

Charger

Food

Reclining Seats

Wifi

Blanket

TV

The fastest: 3h

The cheapest: $57

Pros

Comfortable cabin

Ample luggage allowance

Price can include up to 5 people

Cancellations and changes are possible, for free

Cons

Driver lottery

Not budget traveler friendly: expensive

Not a luxury vehicle: regular sedan

POSSIBLE AMENITIES:

A/C

Food

A beautiful view from within central Da Lat

About the ride from Nha Trang to Da Lat

After the tropical beach climes of Nha Trang and its golden shores, you might be seeking something a little cooler. Nearby, mountainous Da Lat will bring you exactly that, with a spring-like climate and majestic, misty peaks. 

Traveling directly from Nha Trang to Da Lat therefore allows you to experience two very different sides of tourism in Vietnam.

But although Nha Trang and Da Lat are very different, they’re pretty close to one another, making for an easy and accessible way to visit two of Vietnam’s most exciting destinations.

For the relatively swift 135 km (84 mile) journey to Da Lat from Nha Trang, you have three options: 

  • Bus from Nha Trang to Da Lat - typically around 4 hours
  • Minivan from Nha Trang to Da Lat - typically around 3 hours
  • Private car from Nha Trang to Da Lat - typically around 3 hours

No matter your budget and preferences, you have lots of options for getting to Da Lat from Nha Trang. 

 

What to see when traveling from Nha Trang to Da Lat

One of Vietnam’s most beautiful journeys, traveling to Da Lat from Nha Trang is a trip chock-full of verdant views.

A journey which mainly takes place on winding roads, the ride from Nha Trang to Da Lat is packed with mountain peaks, misty roads and vertiginous cliffside curves. Exhilarating and exciting, the route from Nha Trang to Da Lat is adventurous and beautiful. You’ll pass small mountain villages, ride over narrow passes and see some of the greatest views that Vietnam has to offer.

For many tourists, the trip from Nha Trang to Da Lat is the most beautiful journey in a nation made up of beautiful journeys.

 

How to get from Nha Trang to Da Lat

Taking a bus 

A perfect bargain option for budget-conscious backpackers, buses from Nha Trang to Da Lat offer a very affordable (but surprisingly comfortable!) way to travel.

All buses to Da Lat from Nha Trang offer AC. Some offer WiFi, snacks, drinks and English-speaking staff.

Taking a minivan

If you take a minivan to Da Lat from Nha Trang, you have two main options: you can either buy a ticket for an individual seat in a shared public minivan, or you can hire an entire minivan. If you opt for the latter, you hire the entire minivan for a set price, and divide the price of the minivan between your traveling party.

All minivans to Da Lat from Nha Trang have AC, while more luxurious options offer WiFi, charging points, snacks and drinks.

With a private minivan to Da Lat from Nha Trang, you can choose your own departure time, pick up point and arrival point, offering lots of convenience.

Taking a private car 

If you hire a private car from Nha Trang to Da Lat, you get a very bespoke experience, and can choose your own pick up time, pick up point and arrival point. 

A great option for travelers who value luxury and convenience, you hire the entire vehicle and split the cost between your traveling party. You can book a private car to Da Lat from Nha Trang for up to 6 passengers.

All cars from Nha Trang to Da Lat have AC, while others offer drinks, snacks, WiFi and charging points.

Companies Operating from Nha Trang to Da Lat

Average time

3h

Average price

$58 - $62

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Average time

4h

Average price

$57 - $60

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Average time

3h 30m

Average price

$11

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Average time

3h

Average price

$102 - $155

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Average time

4h

Average price

$93 - $156

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Popular stations and stops in Nha Trang and Da Lat

Departure stations in Nha Trang

E-Coffee

Gorotrip Limousine - Nha Trang

iHome Nha Trang

Nha Trang Central Bus Station

Highlands Coffee Muong Thanh - Nha Trang

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Arrival stations in Da Lat

An Tien Cafe

146 Nguyen Cong Tru

Intercity Bus Station Da Lat

Da Lat Intercity Bus Station

37 Nguyen Van Cu, Ward 1

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