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There are 5 ways to get from Hainan to Hạ Long Bay by taxi, bus, ferry, bus and ferry, train 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.

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Taxi, bus, ferry  •  15h 36m

  1. Take a taxi from Jinjiang to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal to Nanning
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Long Bay
  4. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

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Taxi, bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  20h 12m

  1. Take a taxi from Jinjiang to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal to Nanning
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Hai Phong to Cat Ba Town
  5. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hạ Long Bay

Train, bus, ferry  •  22h 8m

  1. Take the train from Haikou to Maoming
  2. Take the train from Maoming East to Nanning
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Long Bay
  4. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

Fly from Haikou, bus, ferry  •  12h 38m

  1. Fly from Haikou (HAK) to Nanning (NNG) HAK - NNG
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Long Bay
  3. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

Bus to Sanya, fly, bus, ferry  •  15h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Danzhou Nada to Sanya
  2. Fly from Sanya (SYX) to Nanning (NNG) SYX - NNG
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Long Bay
  4. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hainan and Hạ Long Bay is 359 km.

The best way to get from Hainan to Hạ Long Bay without a car is to taxi and bus and ferry which takes 15h 36m and costs .

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It takes approximately 15h 36m to get from Hainan to Hạ Long Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Haikou Airport to Nanning Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Hạ Long Bay is 1h behind Hainan. It is currently 4:03 PM in Hainan and 3:03 PM in Hạ Long Bay.

Shenzhen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Haikou Airport to Nanning Airport.

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There are 753+ hotels available in Hạ Long Bay. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hainan to Haikou Airport is to bus which takes 1h 10m and costs ¥6.

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Map of how to get from Hainan to Hạ Long Bay.
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  • Distance: 224.4 miles
  • Duration: 15h 36m

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

There is no direct connection from Jinjiang to Hạ Long Bay. However, you can take the taxi to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal, take the bus 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 the taxi to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal, take the bus to Nanning, take the walk to Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre, take the bus to Hai Phong, take the walk to Hai Phong, take the bus and ferry to Cat Ba Town, take the walk to Cat Ba, then take the ferry to Hạ Long Bay.

Airlines
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Haikou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Sanya to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Haikou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Haikou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Haikou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Haikou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Okay Airways
Website
okair.net
Flights from Sanya to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Train operators
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Haikou to Maoming
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $30
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Maoming East to Nanning
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$11 - $16
Hard Sleeper
$21 - $29
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal to Nanning
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Long Bay
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Cat Ba Vietnam
Website
catbavietnam.com
Bus and ferry from Hai Phong to Cat Ba Town
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
catbavietnam.com
Trip 8080
Website
danzhou.trip8080.com
Bus from Danzhou Nada to Sanya
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
danzhou.trip8080.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
ferry
Ferry from Cat Ba to Hạ Long Bay
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Other operators
Taxi from Jinjiang to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$26 - $32

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