How to travel from Da Nang to Buon Ma Thuot

Buon Ma Thuot is 550km south of Da Nang. The road from Da Nang to Buon Ma Thuot offers landscape of rolling hills all the way. The convenient ways to travel from Da Nang to Buon Ma Thuot are as follows:

By air: There used to be daily flights from Da Nang to Buon Ma Thuot, but nowadays there are 3 flights per week only. The flight time is 1 hour.

By private car: The road from Da Nang to Buon Ma Thuot is generally good in the dry season while it could be not so great during the rainy season when it is slippery, foggy and wet. The road is completely paved all the way; it is just the hilly and mountainous terrain that makes it difficult in the rain. The trip by car takes 12-14 hours.

By local bus: There are some bus companies operating daily buses from Da Nang to Buon Ma Thuot. The trip start from Da Nang’s Central Bus Station and concludes at the city center, or the Northern Bus Station or the Southern Bus Station in Buon Ma Thuot. The journey takes 12-14 hours.

By motorbike: It is a lovely adventure experience to ride on motorbike from Da Nang to Buon Ma Thuot. The traffic is not too busy and the landscape is wild and wonderful. The trip requires certain riding experience though as the road can be dangerous during the rainy season.

By bicycle: The trip from Da Nang to Buon Ma Thuot goes up for a while and it is a long journey. It is an adventure not for everyone. If you are desperate for riding and adventure, it is recommended to break several overnight stops on the way.