There are 5 ways to get from Hạ Long Bay to Cao Bang by ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry or plane

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

Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Ha Long Bai Chay
  2. Take the bus from Ha Long Bai Chay to Ha Noi My Dinh
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi My Dinh to Thanh Son Phu Tho

$51 - $63

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus and ferry Hoang Long Transit Co, train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Cat Ba
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cat Ba to 28 Tran Nhat Duat
  3. Take the train from Ha Noi to Phu Tho

$10 - $24

3 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Cat Ba
  2. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hai Phong - Ben Binh Pier
  3. Take the train from Hai Phong to Gia Lam
  4. Take the train from Gia Lam to Phu Tho

$15 - $29

Ferry, bus and ferry Cat Ba Express, train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Cat Ba
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cat Ba Hai Phong to Ha Noi
  3. Take the train from Ha Noi to Phu Tho

$20 - $26

Ferry, fly, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Ha Long Bai Chay
  2. Take the Seaplane from Tuan Chau Island Marina to Hanoi Airport
  3. Take the train from Dong Anh to Phu Tho

$347 - $357

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hạ Long Bay to Cao Bang is to ferry and bus and ferry and train which costs $9 - $24 and takes 10 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hạ Long Bay to Cao Bang is to ferry and fly and train which costs $340 - $360 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Hạ Long Bay and Cao Bang is 200 km.

The best way to get from Hạ Long Bay to Cao Bang without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 9 h 4 min and costs $50 - $65.

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Hạ Long Bay to Cao Bang, including transfers.

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There are five+ hotels available in Cao Bang. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hạ Long Bay to Cao Bang.
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  • Distance: 124.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

What companies run services between Hạ Long Bay, Vietnam and Cao Bang, Phú Thọ, Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Hạ Long Bay to Cao Bang. However, you can take the ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, take the taxi to Ha Long Bai Chay, take the bus to Ha Noi My Dinh, take the bus to Thanh Son Phu Tho, then take the taxi to Cao Bang. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hạ Long Bay to Cao Bang via Cat Ba, Hai Phong - Ben Binh Pier, Haiphong Ferry Terminal, Haiphong Train Station, Hai Phong, and Gia Lam in around 10 h 13 min.

Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hai Phong to Gia Lam
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$2 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$4 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Train from Gia Lam to Phu Tho
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$2 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$4 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Train from Ha Noi to Phu Tho
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$3 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$4 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Train from Dong Anh to Phu Tho
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$2 - $3
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$4 - $6
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Phuc Xuyen
Phone
033. 3 663 366
Website
phucxuyen.com.vn
Bus from Ha Long Bai Chay to Ha Noi My Dinh
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
phucxuyen.com.vn
Hung Thanh
Website
hungthanhtravel.vn
Bus from Ha Noi My Dinh to Thanh Son Phu Tho
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
hungthanhtravel.vn
Cat Ba Express
Website
catbaexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Cat Ba Hai Phong to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
catbaexpress.com
Book at
baolau.vn
Hoang Long Transit Co
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Ha Long Bai Chay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
ferry
Ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Cat Ba
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Cat Ba Island Ferry
Ferry from Cat Ba to Hai Phong - Ben Binh Pier
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
baolau.com
Other operators
Hai Au Aviation
Website
seaplanes.vn
Plane from Tuan Chau Island Marina to Hanoi Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$324
Schedules at
seaplanes.vn

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