The train is my preferred means of transport and there are several buses a day running from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh.
How to buy train tickets from Dong Hoi to Hue
You can buy the tickets online or go to the ticket office. We walked over to the ticket office the day before we wanted to leave.
Buying the tickets was easy and we got reserved reclining seats. The tickets cost 140,000 VND each.
The train from Dong Hoi to Hue
The train arrived a few minutes before the scheduled departure at 08:11 and tickets where checked on boarding.
We had very comfortable reclining seats in an air conditioned carriage.
The train arrived on time at 11:00 and we walked the 3 Kms to our hotel