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There are 5 ways to get from Da Nang to Son Doong Cave by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi

$47 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus via Da Nang  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Da Nang to Hue
  2. Take the bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Phong Nha Ke Bang

$31 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Cham Museum Da Nang to 11 Nguyen Cong Tru st, Hue
  2. Take the bus from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang

$36 - $40

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Da Nang to Son Doong Cave 321.7 km

$24 - $35

Fly  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Danang (DAD) to Dong Hoi (VDH) DAD - VDH

$81 - $277

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The cheapest way to get from Da Nang to Son Doong Cave is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Da Nang to Son Doong Cave is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 43m.

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The distance between Da Nang and Son Doong Cave is 257 km. The road distance is 321.7 km.

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The best way to get from Da Nang to Son Doong Cave without a car is to train which takes 6h 24m and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Da Nang to Son Doong Cave, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Da Nang to Son Doong Cave is to train which takes 6h 24m and costs $45 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $36 - $41 and takes 7h 50m, you could also fly, which costs $80 - $280 and takes 4h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Danang Airport to Dong Hoi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Da Nang to Son Doong Cave is 322 km. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Da Nang to Son Doong Cave.

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Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Danang Airport to Dong Hoi Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Son Doong Cave. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Da Nang to Son Doong Cave.
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  • Distance: 257.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 24m

What companies run services between Da Nang, Vietnam and Son Doong Cave, Vietnam?

Vietnam Railways operates a train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $22 and the journey takes 5h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Da Nang to Son Doong Cave via 11 Nguyen Cong Tru st, Hue, Hue, and Phong Nha Ke Bang in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Dalat, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Buonmethuot, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Dalat, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Noi Bai International, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Cam Ranh, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Haiphong, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Danang to Dong Hoi via Noi Bai International, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $22
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$7 - $11
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$8 - $12
Bed, air-conditioned
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Hoi An express
Phone
+ 84-908 039 699
Email
info@hoianexpress.com.vn
Website
hoianexpress.com.vn
Bus from Cham Museum Da Nang to 11 Nguyen Cong Tru st, Hue
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
hoianexpress.com.vn
Book at
baolau.com
Hey Travel
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Hue to Phong Nha Ke Bang
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
baolau.com
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Da Nang to Hue
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Phong Nha Ke Bang
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn

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