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There are 6 ways to get from Hạ Long Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by ferry, train, bus, 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, train  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Ha Long Bai Chay
  2. Take the train from Hai Phong to Ha Noi
  3. Take the train from Ha Noi to Minh Le

$89 - $128

Cheapest option

Ferry, busferry, bus  •  21 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Cat Ba
  2. Take the busferry from Cat Ba Town to Hai Phong
  3. Take the bus from Lac Long Hai Phong Bus Station to Hon Gai Ha Long
  4. Take the bus from Ha Long Quang Ninh to Dong Hoi Quang Binh

$22 - $26

4 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Ha Long Bai Chay
  2. Take the bus from Ha Long Quang Ninh to Dong Hoi Quang Binh

$25 - $30

Ferry, bus and ferry, train  •  18 h 40 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 Minh Le

$45 - $71

Ferry, fly to Dong Hoi  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Ha Long Bai Chay
  2. Fly from Haiphong (HPH) to Dong Hoi (VDH) HPH - VDH

$169 - $566

Ferry, fly to Danang, train  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hạ Long Bay to Ha Long Bai Chay
  2. Fly from Haiphong (HPH) to Danang (DAD) HPH - DAD
  3. Take the train from Da Nang to Minh Le

$115 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hạ Long Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is to ferry and busferry and bus which costs $21 - $26 and takes 21 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hạ Long Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is to ferry and fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 9 h 14 min.

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The distance between Hạ Long Bay and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is 375 km.

The best way to get from Hạ Long Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park without a car is to ferry and train which takes 16 h 57 min and costs $85 - $130.

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It takes approximately 16 h 57 min to get from Hạ Long Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Haiphong Airport to Dong Hoi Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air offer flights from Haiphong Airport to Dong Hoi Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Prices start at $5 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hạ Long Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
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  • Distance: 234.6 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 57 min

What companies run services between Hạ Long Bay, Vietnam and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Hạ Long Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. However, you can take the ferry to Ha Long Bai Chay, take the taxi to Haiphong Ferry Terminal, take the taxi to Haiphong Train Station, take the walk to Hai Phong, take the train to Ha Noi, take the train to Minh Le, then take the taxi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hạ Long Bay to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park via Ha Long Bai Chay, Ha Long Quang Ninh, Dong Hoi Quang Binh, and Phong Nha Ke Bang in around 16 h 1 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Haiphong to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Haiphong to Danang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Haiphong to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Haiphong to Dong Hoi via Danang, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Haiphong to Danang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Haiphong to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hai Phong to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$3 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$5 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Train from Ha Noi to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$10 - $12
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$12 - $17
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$15 - $21
Train from Da Nang to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$6 - $8
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$9 - $13
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ha Long Quang Ninh to Dong Hoi Quang Binh
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Bus and ferry from Cat Ba to 28 Tran Nhat Duat
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Cat Ba Vietnam
Website
catbavietnam.com
Bus and ferry from Cat Ba Town to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
catbavietnam.com
Hai Phong Tourism
Phone
+84.31.382.2616
Email
info@haiphongtourism.gov.vn
Website
haiphongtourism.gov.vn
Bus from Lac Long Hai Phong Bus Station to Hon Gai Ha Long
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
dulichhaiphong.gov.vn
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

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