A beautiful view from within central Da Nang-mobile

How to get from
Ninh Binh to Da Nang

Ninh Binh to Da Nang Trip Overview

Distance520 km (325.0 miles)
Price range$16-$162
Ride Duration Range9h 30m-20h
Earliest Departure00:00
Latest Departure16:10

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Travel Schedule Options from Ninh Binh to Da Nang

Taking a bus from Ninh Binh to Da Nang

Fastest bus: 9h 30m

Cheapest bus: $16

The fastest: 9h 30m

The cheapest: $16


Makes bathroom stops

Overnight accommodation replacement

Clean and comfortable vehicle

Flexible luggage allowance


Long journey

Shared bus: possibly noisy and crowded

Unstable WiFi connection







Reclining Seats



The fastest: 13h 51m

The cheapest: $25


Bathrooms on board

Flexible luggage allowance

Partially refundable

Time advantage

Easy access to socialization with locals and travelers alike


No rest stops

Shared cabin - little privacy

Printed ticket required

Expensive option

No personal pick ups, drop offs







Reclining Seats

English Speaking Staff


A beautiful view from within central Da Nang

About the ride from Ninh Binh to Da Nang

After a few days spent in Ninh Binh, the paradise for nature lovers, it’s time to continue your journey through Vietnam. The next stop on your list is a real treat for beach bums and history buffs! Da Nang is located on the South China Sea and the mouth of the Hum River, making it one of the most important trade cities in this area.

When traveling the 670 kilometer (416 mile) distance between Ninh Binh and Da Nang, you have two options. You can travel on a bus, or you can take the train. Depending on the operator you choose, and the type of transportation, the journey will last between 11 and 15 hours. When it comes to train journeys, you can choose between standard and luxury tickets. For those who are traveling on a budget, there are many affordable sleeper tickets available, for both the bus and the train.

Da Nang has a tropical monsoon climate, with mild temperatures throughout the entire year. However, the best time to visit Da Nang is from February to May, because the rainfall levels are at their lowest during this time.


What to see when traveling from Ninh Binh to Da Nang

What you’re able to see outside of your window when traveling from Ninh Binh to Da Nang depends on what time you’re departing. If you’re traveling on a bus, all departure times are in the evening, so you’ll mostly be riding across Vietnam during the night. Use this time to catch up on your sleep, so that you have plenty of energy for roaming around Da Nang tomorrow. The same goes for sleeper trains.

However, for those who are traveling on a train, there are also daytime tickets available. If you choose one of these, you’re in for a real treat! The train will glide through the lush green nature of Vietnam, so have your camera ready. There will be many sights you’ll want to remember!

Those who traveled on a sleeper bus or a train will arrive in Da Nang before noon. As soon as you step foot in Da Nang, you can go on to explore the vibrant city streets, or go for a swim in one of the city’s famous beaches, such as My Khe Beach or Non Nuoc Beach.

If you traveled on a daytime train, you’ll arrive in the evening or later in the night. From here, you can go on to grab a quick bite of the local tasty street food, and head to your accommodation to get some well-deserved rest.

Da Nang is one of the largest cities in Vietnam, and is rich with history, culture, and the beautiful nature around the city. One of the most popular attractions in the entire country, the giant hands holding the Golden Bridge, is located right outside of Da Nang.

How to get from Ninh Binh to Da Nang

Taking a bus 

Traveling between Ninh Binh and Da Nang on a bus is a breeze thanks to a number of sleeper bus options available. All buses leave in the evening, travel during the entire night, and arrive in Da Nang before noon. Depending on which operator you choose, your journey will last between 12 and 15 hours. 

All buses are well equipped with reclining seats, toilets on board, and A/C. Some buses might also provide free WiFi, blankets, and snacks. The drivers will make frequent stops during your journey for toilet and food.

Taking a train 

If you want to travel on a train from Ninh Binh to Da Nang, you’ll have a chance to experience a unique way of traveling across Vietnam. You can choose between daytime and sleeper trains, as well as between Standard and Luxury tickets. All trains are equipped with toilets, A/C, and a bar or trolley where you can purchase drinks and snacks.

If you choose a luxury option, you’ll receive first-class service. Drinks and snacks are included in the price of the ticket. You’ll also get a blanket, WiFi, and a place to charge your phone. You’ll be traveling in a shared cabin for 4 people, but you’ll have a comfy bed where you can catch up on your sleep.

Companies Operating from Ninh Binh to Da Nang

Average time

14h 30m

Average price

$28 - $48


Average time

14h 44m - 16h 22m

Average price

$25 - $42


Average time

14h 5m

Average price



Popular stations and stops in Ninh Binh and Da Nang

Departure stations in Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh Train Station

Mike's Travel Agency

Ninh Binh Central Hotel

Full Moon Travel Asia - Ninh Binh

Ngã ba Thanh Sơn

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Arrival stations in Da Nang

Da Nang Train Station

Queen Cafe Da Nang office

105 Ton Duc Thang, Hoi An

28 D. 3 Thang 2

Queen Cafe Hoi An office

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