How To Reach Da Lat

How to Reach Da Lat

Da Lat is connected with the rest of Vietnam by air, train and bus.

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How to Reach Da Lat from India

There is no direct flight to India from Lien Khuong Airport. First, take a flight to Hanoi or HCMC (Vietnam Airlines) and then a domestic flight to Lien Khuong Airport. You can also take a bus.

How to reach Da Lat by flight

Lien Khuong Airport (DLI) lies 30 km away from Da Lat. There are many domestic flights to and from Da Lat like Vietnam Airlines (for Da Nang, Hanoi and HCMC), VietJet (for Hanoi, HCMC and Vinh city) and Jetstar (for Hanoi). The flights are quite regular and it is common for tourists to take a direct flight from HCMC to Da Lat which takes about 45 minutes.

How to reach Da Lat by road

Taxis are usually costlier than bus services. Nearby domestic travellers sometimes travel by their own car. Although cabs are available at Thap Cham Railway station too.
Another exciting route is the high road that connects the beach destination of Nha Trang to Da Lat, a scenic pursuit in itself. However, be sure to have a valid drivers permit if you are planning to self-drive.

How to reach Da Lat by train

There is a train station in Da Lat is an attraction in itself. However, it only has a 7 km section of a track and has very limited service.

The nearest station to Da Lat is Thap Cham Railway station which is 100 km away serving the city of Phan Rang-Thap Cham. Buses are available from this railway station to Da Lat.

How to reach Da Lat by bus

Phuong Trang (Futa Bus) services are provided by many companies in Da Lat. They are available at the railway station too. You can also book a Futa Bus service from Hanoi (135,000 VND), Hue (335,000 VND), Da Nang (270,000 VND), HCMC (220,000 VND) and many other cities.
The main bus station of Da Lat is located near the Xuan Huong Lake. Some operators such as Phuong Trang also offer hotel pick-ups and drop-offs.

Local transport in Da Lat

The best way to go to destinations which are on the outskirts of the city is by taxi. Taxis are easily available at Da Lat city centre or you can even ask your hotel to make the arrangements. The taxi prices are reasonable. Another way to explore Da Lat is on a bicycle. There are many highs and lows though, but it is great fun! If you are planning to take the Easy Riders experience, make sure you choose the authentic ones. Easy Riders are basically motorcycle tours that will take you around the basic tourist places of Da Lat.

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