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Cheap Flights to Hue (HUI)

Once the imperial capital of the Nguyen Dynasty, the city of Hue gives us a mesmerizing look into Vietnam's past. Located on the banks of the famous Perfume River, the city is the historical and cultural center of Vietnam. The ancient city still stands strong today with its majestic pagodas, royal citadel, quaint streets, and lively markets as well as some of the best street food in Vietnam.

Domestic airlines that fly to Hue

The Phu Bai International Airport connects Hue to other Vietnamese cities. Currently, there are 4 airlines that fly to Hue- Bamboo Airways, Pacific Airlines, VietJet Air, and Vietnam Airlines.

Popular flight routes to Hue

The most popular flight routes to Hue are:

  • Hanoi (HAN) - Hue (HUI): Prices start from 400,000 to 1,600,000 VND. Flight time: 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • Ho Chi Minh City(SGN) - Hue (HUI): Prices start from 480,000 - 1,050,000 VND. Flight time: 30 minutes.

Besides the above-mentioned flight routes, there are also flights to Hue from Da Nang and Dalat.

When is the best time to book a flight to Hue?

The peak season for Hue tourism is usually from July to September when the weather in Hue is at its best. To get cheap flight tickets to Hue, you should book tickets about 1 month before the flight date. 

How to travel from Phu Bai Airport to the city center?

Phu Bai Airport is located 15 km away from the center of Hue city. It takes around 26 minutes to reach the city center. There are several ways to get from Phu Bai International Airport to the city center such as buses, taxis, or rental cars.

Out of the options provided, buses are generally the most popular method of transportation. It is cheap and convenient. There are 2 public buses that travel from the airport to the city center:

Bus No. 2 - The bus runs daily from 4:45 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.

Route: Vinh Hien - Phu Bai Station - Phu Bai Airport - NH1A - Phu Thu Industrial Park - Southern Bus Station - An Duong Vuong - Hung Vuong - Ba Trieu - Le Quy Don - Dong Da - Nguyen Hue - Le Loi - Tran Hung Dao - Le Duan - Northern Bus Station

Bus No. 11 -The bus runs daily from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Route: Vinh Hien - Phu Bai Station - Phu Bai Airport - NH1A - Phu Thu Industrial Park - Southern Bus Station - An Duong Vuong - Hung Vuong - Ba Trieu - Le Quy Don - Dong Da - Nguyen Hue - Le Loi - Tran Hung Dao - Le Duan - Northern Bus Station

Another convenient method of reaching the city center from the airport is by taxi. But it is usually the most expensive method, costing around 220,000 VN for a one-way trip. Besides taxis and buses, you can also opt for BDATrip's airport shuttle service which is cheap and quick, saving you time and money.

Best time to visit Hue

Hue has two distinct seasons- the hot season from March to August and the rainy season from September to January. The best time to travel to Hue is during July to September when the weather is cooler with less chance of rain to spoil your vacation.

Places to visit in Hue

Take a step back into Vietnam’s history at Hue. The city is home to impressive world heritage sites, pagodas, royal tombs, and so much more. Some of the best places to visit in Hue are:

  • Hue Imperial Citadel
  • Thien Mu Pagoda
  • Mausoleum of Emperor Khai Dinh
  • Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc
  • Mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang
  • Dong Ba Market
  • Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities
  • Tam Giang Lagoon 
  • Truong Tien Bridge 

Read more about how to spend one day in Hue here.

Book cheap flight tickets to Hue with BDATRip

BDATrip is the largest online tour platform provider in Vietnam. Book your flights to Hue here. You can also book hotels in Hue as well as organized tours, bus ticket booking, airport pickup service, and car rental services. We also provide a quick and easy procedure to get your Vietnam visa online along with 24/7 customer service to help you.