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There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Halong by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Haiphong, bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Haiphong (HPH) BKK - HPH
  2. Take the bus from Hai Phong Lac Long Bus Station to Ha Long Bai Chay Bus Station

$52 - $311

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Night bus, bus  •  40h 48m

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi Giap Bat Bus Station to Hai Phong Lac Long Bus Station

$50 - $61

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Fly to Van Don  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Van Don (VDO) BKK - VDO

$216 - $697

Train, bus  •  41h 36m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vinh Station
  3. Take the train from Vinh to Nam Dinh
  4. Take the bus from Nam Dinh to Ha Long Quang Ninh

$105 - $172

Bus  •  38h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
  2. Take the bus from Savannakhet Laos to Ha Noi
  3. Take the bus from My Dinh bus station to Ha Long Bai Chay

$63 - $74

Bus via Luang Prabang  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
  2. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Laos to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Hanoi
  4. Take the bus from My Dinh bus station to Ha Long Bai Chay

$119

Drive  •  20h 49m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Halong Bai Chay 891.7 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Halong is to night bus and bus which costs ฿1600 - ฿2100 and takes 40h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Halong is to fly and bus which costs ฿1700 - ฿11000 and takes 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Halong station. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit and arriving at Ha Long Bai Chay Bus Station via Vientiane - Southern Bus Station, Ha Noi Giap Bat Bus Station and Hai Phong Lac Long Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 48m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Halong is 1061 km. The road distance is 1426.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Halong without a car is to bus which takes 38h 40m and costs ฿2000 - ฿2500.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Bangkok to Halong, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Halong bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Halong is to fly which takes 7h 48m and costs ฿7000 - ฿23000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿2000 - ฿2500 and takes 38h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Haiphong Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Bangkok to Halong bus services, operated by Hai Phong Tourism, arrive at Hai Phong Lac Long Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Halong.
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  • Distance: 663.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Halong, Vietnam?

Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air fly from Bangkok to Halong twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Halong Bai Chay via Mukdahan, Savannakhet Laos, Ha Noi, and My Dinh bus station in around 38h 40m.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Van Don via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Vinh to Nam Dinh
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$5 - $7
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$7 - $11
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Hai Phong Tourism
Phone
+84.31.382.2616
Email
info@haiphongtourism.gov.vn
Website
haiphongtourism.gov.vn
Bus from Hai Phong Lac Long Bus Station to Ha Long Bai Chay Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
dulichhaiphong.gov.vn
Bus from Ha Noi Giap Bat Bus Station to Hai Phong Lac Long Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
dulichhaiphong.gov.vn
Saysamon Transports
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vinh Station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
baolau.com
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Night bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Thaisanuan Tour
Phone
+66 2936-0582
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$14
Super
$16
Supreme
$21 - $23
The Sinh Tourist
Phuc Xuyen
Phone
033. 3 663 366
Website
phucxuyen.com.vn
Bus from My Dinh bus station to Ha Long Bai Chay
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
phucxuyen.com.vn
Book at
baolau.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
12go.asia
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Vang Vieng Laos to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Naluang
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
12go.asia

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Halong is 1427 km. It takes approximately 20h 49m to drive from Bangkok to Halong.

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Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Haiphong Airport.

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There are 1066+ hotels available in Halong. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26m and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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