Hanoi to Halong Bay

Hanoi to Halong Bay

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Hanoi to Halong Bay Schedule

Hanoi to Halong Bay Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
DichungTaxi Van 9pax Any timeVND 2,695k
OUROS Travel Comfort Any timeVND 1,588k
Tiim Group Van 9pax Any timeVND 4,070k
Sapa Dragon Express Comfort Any timeVND 2,200k
Viet Technology Travel Comfort Any timeVND 1,540k
Booking Car Economy Any timeVND 2,531k
Rosa Eco Bus Regional 14pax 07:30 - 11:10VND 540k

Transportation from Hanoi to Halong Bay

Hanoi to Halong Bay Destination Reviews

HW
van Regional 14pax, Rosa Eco Bus (Rosa Eco Bus), Nov 10, 2019
The stop at the pearl farm was unnecessary.
SB
taxi Minivan 4pax old, Cat Ba Express (Cát Bà Express), Apr 24, 2019
Our driver did not speak English but he was prompt and lovely in our small interaction
AB
van Regional 14pax, Rosa Eco Bus (Rosa Eco Bus), Feb 27, 2019
We had an amazing trip! Sa run the day and made the drive the most comfortable. Her english was brilliant and gave me awesome recommendations for Halong Bay ! 100% worth your money : )
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How to get from Hanoi to Halong Bay

Travelling between Hanoi and Halong Bay is possible by Bus and taxi. Taxi guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Taxi is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you VND 4,200,000 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a taxi which will set you back mere VND 540,000.

How long does it take to get from Hanoi to Halong Bay?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 5 hours to travel between Hanoi and Halong Bay depending on the means of transport you choose.

Taxi is the fastest way to travel between Hanoi and Halong Bay. Taxi will bring you to your destination in 1h 55m. Taxi does a much slower job and take about 5h to reach Halong Bay.

How much does it cost to get from Hanoi to Halong Bay?

Travelling between Hanoi and Halong Bay can be as cheap as VND 540,000 if you opt for a Rosa Eco Bus taxi and as expensive as VND 4,200,000 if you buy a Hai Van Transport (Hai Van) taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Hanoi and Halong Bay ?

  • 8 by taxi+Bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay starting from 07:00 Hanoi Airport until 13:00 Hanoi Airport
  • 1 from Hanoi to Halong Bay starting from 07:30 Cat Ba Goodmorning CB until 14:00 Cat Ba Goodmorning CB
  • 1 by Bus+taxi from Hanoi to Halong Bay starting from 07:30 Bai Chay until 07:30 Bai Chay
  • 1 from Hanoi to Halong Bay starting from 08:00 Hanoi GreenLion until 08:00 Hanoi GreenLion

1 from Hanoi to Halong Bay starting from 00:00 Halong Bay Hon Gai until 07:30 Halong Bay Tuan Chau

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Hanoi to Halong Bay.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Bus

Travelling from Hanoi to Halong Bay overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Hanoi and Halong Bay

Good Morning Cat Ba Bus (Good Morning Cat ba)

Taxi

Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Hanoi and Halong Bay

Booking Car (Lang Viet Trading Co.,Ltd), DichungTaxi, Hai Van Transport (Hai Van), OUROS Travel, Rosa Eco Bus, Sapa Dragon Express, Tiim Group (Tiim® Group), Viet Technology Travel (Cty TNHH CÔNG NGHỆ DU LỊCH VIỆT)

Van

Vans are a great alternative - or, in many cases - your only option - if you need to travel overland within one and the same province or neighbouring provinces or states. Vans ply the roads between Hanoi and Halong Bay, too.

Things to remember: When travelling by van with huge luggage buying a separate seat for your suitcase or backpack is a good idea. Do not expect there is a roomy luggage compartment in a van - there is actually none and your fellow passengers are unlikely to appreciate your luggage stuck under their feet, alas.

Companies operating vans between Hanoi and Halong Bay

GreenLion Bus (Du lịch Sư tử Xanh)

What is the most popular transport to get from Hanoi to Halong Bay?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with taxi remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% bought a taxi ride