1. How long does it take from Hanoi to Halong Bay?
The distance from Hanoi to Halong Bay is about 170 km. It takes around 3.5 hours by shuttle bus, including haft-hour for break time. If you go to a private car, it takes around 3 hours. Alternatively, there is another route which only takes you about 2.5 hours. You can hire a car or buy a ticket for a VIP bus to travel from Hanoi city center to Halong Bay using the new Hanoi - Hai Phong highway. The distance between Hanoi - Halong shortens to 150km. There will be a fee of 6.5 USD/turn/car for the new highway, making the price a little bit higher than the other. You can read more detail how to travel from hanoi to Halong Bay
Questions & Answers (21)
I want to explore the Halong bay tour, and would be interested in seaplane activity above halong the bay, and Cat ba island dolphin show. FYI we are vegan. I am interested in joining some group.
The sightseeing flight is starting from Tuan Chau Island, also the Dolphin show is here (not Cat Ba). When do you want to join.?
Hello! I will visit Vietnam with my wife and our daughter (4yo) and we are looking for a Halong Bay privat boot tour offside of the large crowds for a reasonable price. The tour should start on 02.01.23 for 2D/1N Could you send us an offer? Kind regards
Current we have option private boat with Legend Halong (844 USD) and Lamour Junk (752 USD). Please have look and confirm your prefer one.
I want to book shuttle bus from Hanoi airport to my hotel at Halong Bay (Deja Vu House Ha Long) for two people on 3rd October. I also want to book shuttle bus back to hotel in Hanoi (Hanoi Brilliant Hotel and Spa) for two people, on 5th October. Can I check how much it is for two people for these two shuttle bus trips? How can I book the shuttle bus?
We have no direct bus from Hanoi Airport to Halong Bay. So you should book the private transfer (please confirm the number of person). On the way back you can use the bus with cost 20 USD/person pick up at meeting point and drop off at your hotel.
I’ll be going Vietnam landing in hanoi this coming Sunday. Can you recommend a package for 2pax? Would love to visit sapa & go on a ha long bay cruise.
How long do you plan for travel? To cover Halong and Sapa it should be from 5 days. You can have look at our package Halong & Sapa 5 days. And please give us more information to suggest you a right plan.
Dear Sir or Madam, I am looking for a 2-day tour to Halong Bay from Hanoi. The tour should start on May 24 until May 25. We would like to travel with a sea plane from Hanoi to Halong, spend one night on a boat (the like of Paradise Cruises) and return to Hanoi on May 25 by car. Is that possible? Kind regards, Florian Lauterbach
Current the flight between Hanoi - Halong only operate for charter flight (no sharing flight). So it is better to book round trip by car plus a sightseeing 45 minute over Halong Bay.
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