Dalat is a bit of a shock to the system after being in Mui Ne. This capital of Vietnam’s Central Highlands is a delightful cool retreat after the heat of the beach. The temperate climate here means that it’s a great location for growing fruit, vegetables, and even wine. Dalat is also one of Vietnam’s adventure capitals – with a host of exhilarating sports available here. There are gardens, lakes, and waterfalls. And there’s even a museum on trains. But first, we needed to get there. And so, this article is for you, whether you’re going from Mui Ne to Dalat or Dalat to Mui Ne as you’ll need to know the best way to travel between these two destinations. There are several options for transport between Mui Ne and Dalat, but what’s the best way to go from Mui Ne to Dalat? And what are the options for traveling to Dalat from Mui Ne? Here’s our guide on how to get to Dalat from Mui Ne.
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Where is Dalat?
The city of Dalat is at an altitude of 1500 meters (4921 feet) above sea level. It’s on the Langiban Plateau in the southern Central Highlands of Vietnam. It’s about 156 kilometers (96 miles) from Mui Ne to Dalat.
How to Go from Mui Ne to Dalat – Transport Options
In this guide on how to go from Mui Ne to Dalat, I’ll detail the fastest way to travel from Mui Ne to Dalat, the easiest way to go to Dalat from Mui Ne, and the cheapest way to get to Dalat from Mui Ne, as well as the most fun way to get to Dalat from Mui Ne. Our guide on the best things to do in Dalat is here.
How to get to Dalat from Mui Ne
For transport from Dalat to Mui Ne, then you have several options. The most common way to go from Mui Ne to Dalat is to take the bus, which takes about 5 and a half hours. This is also the cheapest way to go to Dalat from Mui Ne. Your alternative is to take a private transfer. Or you can ride a motorbike. There are usually at least 3 buses a day from Mui Ne to Dalat each day.
Sleeper Bus from Mui Ne to Dalat
It’s about 160 kilometers (50 miles) by road from Mui Ne to Dalat and the most common way to take this trip is to take a bus. The bus that runs from Mui Ne to Dalat is usually a sleeper bus. The sleeper bus from Mui Ne to Dalat takes about 5.5 hours. You can read more about what to expect on sleeper buses in Vietnam in our guide to Vietnam transport here.
You can also prebook and prepay for sleeper buses from Mui Ne to Dalat. Sleeper buses from Mui Ne to Dalat start to leave Mui Ne at 6 am and the last sleeper bus leaves at 12:40.
Bus Times from Mui Ne to Dalat
06:00 > Reserve your tickets here
10:30 > Buy tickets here
12:00 > Check availability here
12:40 > Reserve tickets here
Buses leave from 100 or 195 Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, Phường Hàm Tiến, Thành phố Phan Thiết, Bình Thuận, Vietnam depending on which bus service you use and arrive at either Cong Vien Anh Sang Park or 142 Phu Dong Thien Vuong in Dalat. You can see where these locations are on our map.
Two companies run this route.
You can check the times for the Thanh Lich buses from Mui Ne to Dalat here
Check the times for the An Phu Travel buses to Dalat from Mui Ne here.
Private Transfer from Mui Ne to Dalat
Taking a private taxi to Dalat from Mui Ne is the fastest way to go to Dalat, it is also the most comfortable way to travel. A private transfer from Mui Ne to Dalat will take about 4 hours. You can check prices for Mui Ne to Dalat taxis here.
Map of Bus Stops for going from Mui Ne to Dalat
You can also see the bus stops in Mui Ne to Dalat here
The quickest way to get from Mui Ne to Dalat
The shortest time it will take you to get to Dalat from Mui Ne is about 4 hours and this is if you take a private transfer, which obviously also avoids having to get to the bus station/stop. A private transfer might be the best option if you are in a group. You can check prices for taxis from Mui Ne to Dalat here.
The easiest way to go to Dalat from Mui Ne
The bus is an easy way to get to Dalat from Mui Ne and we took this route. The bus was comfortable, and the roads weren’t too bad until we got up into the hills when it was a bit windy. You can see the rates for bus tickets from Mui Ne to Dalat here.
The cheapest way to go from Mui Ne to Dalat
The cheapest way to get to Dalat from Mui Ne is to take the bus – reserve your seats here.
Key Routes to Travel in Vietnam
Want to know more about different forms of transport in Vietnam? Our guide to Vietnam transport is here. And here’s how to travel some of the popular routes around Vietnam, your options, and how we did it.
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- How to go to Mui Ne from Ho Chi Minh City
- How to go from Hanoi to Sapa
- How to go from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh (Vietnam to Cambodia)
Final Words on How to Go from Mui Ne to Dalat
Visiting Dalat from Mui Ne is an easy trip to take, and while there aren’t a whole lot of buses, there are at least 3 a day, so just pick your departure time and you’re set. If you can’t make the departure times, then you can always opt for a private transfer. I hope you enjoy the cool of the mountain as much as we did!
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