Hanoi to Halong Bay

Hanoi to Halong bay and from Halong bay to Hanoi by car, train or plane? What is the best way to get to Halong bay from Hanoi?

Hanoi to Halong Bay by Shuttle Bus

Generally, a mini-van will be arranged for the shuttle bus service from Hanoi to Halong Bay e.g. Ford Transit, and Mercedes-Benz Vans. Maximum occupancy per shuttle bus is 8 to 10 passengers. It takes around 3.5 hours to 4 hours to travel to Halong Bay from Hanoi and return. Pick-up and drop-off points are at guest/s hotels if they are located in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. A 30-minute break on the way to and from Hanoi - Halong Bay ensures the comfort and safety of our passengers during the long journey.

Hanoi to Halong Bay by Shared Limousine

With the luxurious design, comfortable seats and convenient amenities, this option is guaranteed to satisfy even the most demanding of guests. It takes around 3.5 hours to travel to Halong Bay from Hanoi or return. Pick-up and drop-off points are the guest/s hotels if they are located in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. 

Hanoi to Halong Bay by Private Car with Driver

Comfortable private cars including Toyota Altis, Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Innova, Ford Transit Luxury, Mercedes-Benz Vans etc. can be arranged upon request. To ensure a pleasant trip, we recommend a maximum occupancy of 2 passengers for a 4-seater car, 3 passengers for a 7-seater car, and 8 passengers for a mini-van. It takes 3.5 hours to travel to Halong Bay from Hanoi or return. This transport option is more flexible and convenient for guests as the driver will pick up at any hotel within Hanoi at 07.45 AM. 

Hanoi - Halong Bay by Seaplane

Travelling to Halong Bay by seaplane is a marvelous, luxurious experience, with views over the Bay from 300 meters during sea take-off and and landing. Customers who choose this option will enjoy a stylish and modern mode of transportation that takes just 60 minutes each way. There is a maximum capacity of 12 people, and features include wi-fi connection and photo opportunity. There is shuttle bus pick-up and drop-off points from guest/s hotels in Hanoi’s Old Quarter to the airport. Outside this area, a private transfer is recommended.

Hanoi - Halong Bay by Public Bus

Public transport is one of the most economic choices to travel to Halong Bay, with tickets price from VND 120,000 to VND 150,000. Buses contain up to 45 seats; however, seats are small and on the long journey of around 4.5 hours each way, the bus stops frequently to drop off and pick up passengers, with the risk that guests will arrive late at Tuan Chau Island. Passengers will also have to take a taxi from their hotels to the My Dinh Public Bus Station, and then purchase tickets there. The bus would drop off passengers at Bai Chay Public Bus Station and from there, guests will have to take another taxi to reach Tuan Chau International Port where the check-in lounge for the cruise is located. In general, the public bus is an economic option, but could lead to some unexpected situations for guests.

Hanoi - Halong Bay by Taxi

Transport to Halong Bay by taxi is not common for the cruise guests. This form of transport is suitable for a group of two(2) people. It takes around 3.5-4 hours. Receptionists at the hotel in which you are staying will help you arrange a taxi.

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