There are 4 ways to get from Guangzhou to Hạ Long Bay by train, bus, ferry or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus, ferry  •  11 h 33 min

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  15 h 37 min

Fly from Guangzhou, bus, ferry  •  11 h 26 min

  1. CAN - NNG

Train to Shenzhen, fly, bus, ferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. SZX - NNG

What companies run services between Guangzhou, China and Hạ Long Bay, Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Guangzhou to Hạ Long Bay. However, you can take the line 2 subway to Guangzhou South, take the train to Nanning, take the walk to Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre, take the bus to Ha Long Bay, take the taxi to Ha Long Bai Chay, then take the ferry to Hạ Long Bay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Guangzhou to Hạ Long Bay via Nanning, Baicangling, Nanning, Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre, Ha Long Bay, and Ha Long Bai Chay in around 15 h 37 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Okay Airways
Website
okair.net
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Long Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Yuexiu South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Guangzhou and Hạ Long Bay is 683 km.

It takes approximately 11 h 33 min to get from Guangzhou to Hạ Long Bay, including transfers.