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Archaic shuttle buses will be put into operation in Hội An ancient town

Tuesday - 23/07/2019 21:11

On July 22, People’s Committee of Hội An city (Quảng Nam) said that the new type of public transport including 30 electric archaic shuttle buses (Hội An Shuttle Bus - HSB) would be officially put into operation to serve the travel demand of people and pick tourists up to visit the old town.

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Currently, in Hoi An ancient town, there are 8 stations to pick up and return guests at parking lots: Lý Thường Kiệt street, 01 Hoàng Diệu street, Thanh Hà parking lot, Sông Hoài Square, Cửa Đại Port, An Bàng beach, Thanh Hà pottery village and Trà Quế vegetable village.
(Photo: Thanh Niên Newspaper)
 
According to Thanh Niên newspaper, currently, the bus stations pick up and return fixed passengers outside the busy areas such as markets, administrative centers and tourist spots. In Hội An ancient town, there are 8 bus stations to pick up and return guests at parking lots: Lý Thường Kiệt street, 01 Hoàng Diệu street, Thanh Hà parking lot, Sông Hoài Square, Cửa Đại Port, An Bàng beach, Thanh Hà pottery village and Trà Quế vegetable village. Fare for route less than 4 kilometers is 10.000 VND/ turn, over 4 kilometers is 15.000 VND/ turn.
 
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Electric archaic shuttle buses are designed in the style of classic car, capable of carrying from 6 to 10 passengers / vehicle / turn.
(Photo: Thanh Niên Newspaper)
 
Hội An Shuttle Bus after the pilot period (from November 2019 to June 2020) is expected to grow to 120 licensed vehicles in operation.
 
Not only that, electric buses with closed design and air-condition will be also put into operation in order to serve the travel needs of local people and visitors in unfavorable weather conditions.
 
According to the schedule, by the end of 2019, Hội An Shuttle Bus will deploy the ticket booking and bus tracking system through websites and mobile device applications, enabling passengers to buy daily / weekly / monthly tickets on the application and website.
 
Moreover, this app also helps passengers to track the route of a running vehicle to select the nearest trip, set a shuttle bus according to their own demand, choose a tour guide.
 
Besides the above-mentioned traffic type, come to Hội An ancient town, visitors also have many other options such as cyclo, bicycle, bus... Due to the characteristics of culture and slow lifestyle, along with ancient beauty, Hội An does not have many taxis as well as cars. However, Hội An has a small area so the best advice for you when you come to Hội An is to choose one of three types of vehicles: cyclo, archaic shuttle buses (Hội An Shuttle Bus) or walking to admire peaceful scenery of ancient corner and enjoy delicious food, explore the unique traditional culture in Hội An.
 
Source: thoidai.com.vn
 

 

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