Getting there and away
Tuy Hoa Train Station: 146 Le Trung Kien St, Tuy Hoa. T: (057) 823 672, F: (057) 824 195
The train station is centrally located on Le Trung Kien St, close to the accommodation on Highway 1A. The standard TN trains leave for Hanoi between midnight and 08:00, and for Saigon between 19:20 and 0:30. The SE express train to Hanoi leave at 22:27, and to Saigon at 19:23.
The express train to Hanoi costs 455,000 VND for an air-con soft seat, and 693,000 for a first class sleeper. To Saigon, 215,000 for an air-con soft seat, and 320,000 for a first class sleeper. The TN trains have a hard-seat, fan only option that can result in some savings: 333,000 to Hanoi, for example. But a seat equivalent to one on the express train is only 20,000 VND cheaper. There are also local 'shuttle' trains heading to Saigon daily at 17:55, from 132- to 286,000 VND, 11 hours, and to Nha Trang at 13:45, 30- to 45,000 VND, 2 hours and 50 minutes.
All north-south buses going along the coast can drop off at Tuy Hoa. If you've leaving from there, there's two side-by-side bus terminals to choose from. The one run by Thuan Thao Tourist offers the most departures.
Thuan Thao Tourist: 227 Highway 1A T: (057) 820 303, (057) 821 111
Can Tho departs at 17:30, costing 160,000 VND and taking 17 hours.
Da Nang departs at 08:00, costing 100,000 VND and taking 9 hours.
Dak Lak departs at 14:30 and 19:00, costing 66,000 VND and 85,000 VND respectively and taking 7 hours.
Gia Lai departs at 13:30, costing 85,000 VND and taking 5 hours.
Hue departs at 07:00, costing 130,000 VND and taking 11 hours.
Nha Trang Regular departures between 05:30 and 20:30, costing 38,000 VND and taking 3 hours.
Quy Nhon Regular departures between 05:30 and 20:30, costing 30,000 VND and taking 2 hours.
Saigon Regular departures between 05:30 and 20:30, costing 120,000 VND and taking 10 hours.
Vinh departs at 13:00, costing 248,000 VND and taking 17 hours.
There are usually motor-taxis hanging around the main hotels and at the bus and train stations. Talk to the receptionist at your hotel if you're having trouble scaring one up. It'll take a bit of effort to find one on the beach if things aren't busy, but it's possible to sort something out. Otherwise, motorbike rentals are cheap and easy, at 60,000 VND per day, making them the way to go if you know how to ride.
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