1. Overview

Da Lat is a city directly under Lam Dong province, located in the Lam Vien plateau, with an altitude of more than 1500 m above sea level, in the Central Highlands, Vietnam. Dalat is currently the most famous tourist city in Vietnam. The place is known as the dream city with thousands of flowers racing to bloom.

The weather here is cool, fresh all year round with a temperature not exceeding 20 degrees Celsius. You can feel the chill in the thick fog in the early morning, cool at noon, and a little chilly at nightfall. Every time, every month, Da Lat wears its own beauty and impression. With these advantages, Da Lat attracts millions of domestic and foreign tourists to resort, especially in the hot season.

The distance from Saigon to Da Lat is estimated at 350 km, passing through many provinces and cities and winding mountain passes. Depending on the means of transportation, warm or rainy weather, the time of day and the amount of traffic on the road, the travel time is fast or slow. Normally, it only takes about 7 hours by bus, 8-9 hours by motorbike and 1 hour by plane to Dalat.

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2. The Top 4 Best Convenient Means Of Transportation From Saigon To Da Lat

2.1. Travel from Saigon to Da Lat by plane

The flight time from Tan Son Nhat airport to Lien Khuong airport (Dalat) is about 50 minutes. You will save travel time and can start the journey to explore romantic Dalat immediately.

Every day there will be about 7 flights from major airlines such as Vietjet Air, Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar. When traveling by plane, you should arrive 1 hour in advance to queue and conveniently arrange the schedule. There is a small note that when getting off at Lien Khuong airport, you have to catch a bus or taxi to get to Dalat.

  • Airfare: 36.82 USD – 61.36 USD per ticket
  • Taxi fare from the airport – Dalat: 8.18 USD – 10.23 USD per trip

2.2. Bus from Saigon to Dalat

Every year, trips to Dalat from Saigon account for the majority of tourists compared to trips from other provinces. Partly because the route from Saigon to Da Lat is very convenient, on the other hand, the garage to Da Lat from Saigon is very diverse and many reputable car brands you can refer to the following car brands:

2.2.1. Phuong Trang bus to Da Lat

Phuong Trang is a limousine company going to Da Lat that has been famous for more than 20 years in the field of road transportation. The airline uses high-end 2-decker sleeper cars and has several trips per day. The facilities on the car are also very complete, including: air conditioning, cold towels, usb charging port, etc.

  • Booking hotline: (+84) 1900 6067
  • Reference price: 11.45 USD per person
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2.2.2. Phong Phu limousine double room car to Dalat

One of the double room cars to Da Lat that many tourists trust to choose is the Phong Phu limousine. This is a car company going to Da Lat quite popular today with a high-end sleeper car for 2 people. In addition to basic utilities, the car also has a security camera system and GPS that monitors the speed safely.

  • Booking hotline: (+84) 1900 272 708
  • Reference price: 14.32 USD per person

2.2.3. Car to Da Lat Nguyen Kim sleeper

Nguyen Kim sleeper garage currently has many different types of vehicles such as massage sleeper cars, sleeper cars and double room cars. Nguyen Kim’s double bed bus system is also very modern and always upgraded regularly, the bed is spacious and has curtains relatively private and quiet.

  • Booking hotline: (+84) 964 202 094
  • Reference price: 18.41 USD – 30.68 USD per person

2.2.4. Limousine to Da Lat Double Sleeper – Limousine Amazing

Limousine Amazing is an extremely famous company of double sleeper cars going to Da Lat today. The car has 21 separate rooms, providing privacy and comfort to customers. The bed size is spacious, luxurious and has a massage system, in addition to many utilities: LCD TV with headphones, entertainment system, charging slot, free wifi …

  • Booking hotline: (+84) 263 3605 060
  • Reference price: 16.32 USD per person

2.2.5. An Anh to Dalat bus is popular with customers

A garage to Da Lat from Saigon is also very popular is An Anh. An Anh car to Da Lat has many types such as 40-seater sleeper limousine, 32-seat sleeper limousine, 21-seat sleeper limousine, etc. The airline also has many pick up and drop off points in Ho Chi Minh City and Dalat, making it easy to get around.

  • Booking hotline: (+84) 19008678
  • Reference car price: 18.41 USD – 30.68 USD per person

2.3. Motorbikes

As a “backpacker”, you will definitely not miss the journey to explore the misty city. It only takes about 8-10 hours to move, this is quite convenient transportation for you. The shortest travel distance is from Ho Chi Minh City to follow Ho Chi Minh Highway – Long Thanh (Dong Nai) – Lam Dong (running towards National Highway 10) – via Prenn Pass to Dalat.

You can stop at Bao Loc pass to check-in before arriving in Da Lat city. In addition, you should pay attention to the safe speed, wear warm clothes, bring drinking water, arrange a suitable transportation schedule, Choose a vehicle with good climbing ability, compact to facilitate movement, etc.

2.4. Traveling by car

In addition to the above vehicles, if you have your own car or rent a car to travel to Dalat, it is extremely convenient. You will be able to take the initiative in moving time as well as freely choose places to visit Dalat. However, remember to pay attention to safety because the road to Da Lat is very zigzag, steep and often has traffic jams. You should depart around 5 o’clock to enjoy the fresh air in the morning and arrive at the homestay at noon check-in time.

3. Attractions and entertainment in the city of thousand flowers of Dalat

Dalat is the most poetic and romantic place in Vietnam, so there will be many beautiful sceneries and places for you to visit. Here are some famous places that you should not miss:

  • Top attractions: Zoodoo Dalat, 3D Strickland Museum, High Rope Course Dalat, Cu Lan Village, Cau Dat Tea Hill, etc.

  • Top check-in points for virtual living associations: Tuyet Tinh Coc, Secret Garden, Hoa Son Dien Trang, Me Linh coffee farm, Light garden, etc.
  • Famous temples: Linh Phuoc Pagoda, Linh Quy Dharma India Pagoda, Truc Lam Monastery, etc.
  • In addition to the mild climate and beautiful natural scenery, cuisine is also the factor that makes the “brand” of Dalat tourism. Dalat cuisine has a lot of unique snacks with a variety of flavors from traditional dishes to new variations,  full of creativity. Attractive suggestions for your snacks when traveling to Dalat: cakes, baked rice papers, arrangements, butter cream, strawberry shakes, soy milk, shumai bread, wet cake with chicken intestines, etc.

4. Some questions related to going to Dalat from Saigon

4.1. Can I get from Saigon to Da Lat by train?

Trains cannot be used to travel from Saigon to Dalat, train stations in Da Lat only operate and serve tourism needs. There is currently no direct train route from Saigon to Da Lat. If you want to go to Da Lat, you can take the train to Nha Trang, then continue by car to Da Lat, so let’s refer to the train table to Nha Trang in the next section.

4.2. Which bus is the most selected to go from Saigon to Dalat?

According to some frequent travelers, they visit Dalat by bus. Phuong Trang garage is a sleeper garage that is highly appreciated for its quality and is the most chosen by tourists for the trip from Saigon to Dalat.

4.3. Which is the most beautiful road from Saigon to Dalat?

The Ho Chi Minh City – Dalat City route has only one road passing through, which is National Highway 20. So this is the most beautiful and shortest way to go to Dalat.

4.4. How long does it take to get to Da Lat by plane?

If you take a plane, it only takes about 50 minutes to fly to Lien Khuong airport. From the airport you have to take a taxi for another 30 minutes to reach Dalat.

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5. Conclusion

Hopefully, the information about The Top 4 Best Convenient Means Of Transportation From Saigon To Da Lat that Metta Voyage shared will help your journey to explore the misty city of Dalat. Don’t forget to visit our Blog to see more travel experiences.

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