How to get in Quy Nhon ?


By plane

Flying in is the easiest and fastest way to get here but you can only do so from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon, and the resort islands of Phu Quoc and Con Dao.. Binh Dinh province has Phu Cat Airport (UIH) built on the grounds of an old American airbase in 1966. This airport is located 35 kilometers outside of town and north of the city. It serves only domestic flight with daily early morning flights to Ho Chi Minh City and 3 flights a week to Hanoi on Vietnam airlines. Vietnam Airlines offers two flights daily from Saigon, and one flight daily from Hanoi except for Wednesday.

By bus

A number of minibus companies have the routes from Nha Trang, Da Nang and Pleiku in the Central Highlands. To Da Nang or Hoi An: Mai Linh has two buses per day. Occasionally minibuses will come and go direct from Hoi An, but most of the time you will need to connect via “Motorbike Taxi” to the main Highway with 50,000-65,000 VN? and around 150,000 dong for 6 to 7 hours. Mini buses to Hoi An can be arranged through the hotels around Barbara’s they depart at 6.30 AM and 3.30 PM daily and cost 160,000 VN?. You can also take buses heading to Da Nang to go to Quang Ngai, price from Nha Trang are 100 to 110,000 VN? (July 2012), journey time are 4 to 6 hours. This route can be quite dangerous, so make sure you take a bus during daylight. The scenery along the way is spectacular. Travel agents in Nha Trang will quote you a travel time of 23-28 hours for the Nha Trang – Quy Nhon trip and charge 300,000-400,000 VN?. There is one direct bus to Da Lat per day. Thuan Thao buses depart Quy Nhon at 6 AM and Da Lat at 7 AM, taking around eight hours and charging 210,000 VN? (July 2012). The buses are reasonably comfortable and not overcrowded, but the air-cons may be weak. Alternatively take a bus to Nha Trang and a Phuong Trang bus from there to Da Lat. Coming from Da Lat, you can also take a Phuong Trang bus to Da Nang, which will pass through Quy Nhon. The Quy Nhon bus station is located in the south of the town, almost 2 km from the Co-Op super market and right next to the Metro bulk super market. There is a city bus stop in front of the station. You can take a bus to the city center with 3.000 to 5.000 VN? but you might have to wait for half an hour. If you want to walk, turn right at the main entrance of the station, walk along Tay Son Road until you reach the intersection at the end of the road (at Royal Resort), turn left and walk along An Duong Vuong beach.

By train

Dieu Tri train station is a place that you must go to if you wants to approach Quy Nhon. It is around 10km west of Quy Nhon. All reunification express trains stop at Dieu Tri. To get to Quy Nhon from there, walk to the main road around 5 minutes and take a bus with 5000 VN?. Most buses will bring you to the supermarket at the city center. A taxi takes around 15 minutes.

There are also trains departing from Ho Chi Minh City that arrive directly at the Quy Nhon train station, the line name is SQN. A “soft sleeper” overnight train is around $35. This train often has to wait for reunification express trains to pass by and therefore delays of 2 or 3 hours are not unusual, especially on the train from Quy Nhon to Ho Chi Minh City. There is also a train from Quy Nhon to Vinh at the North-central coast around every day.