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There are 7 ways to get from Hanoi to Sanya by bus, train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus via Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
  2. Take the bus from Nanning to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Haikou East to Sanya

$78

Cheapest option

Train  •  28 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
  2. Take the train from Nanning to Maoming East
  3. Take the train from Maoming to Haikou
  4. Take the train from Haikou to Yalongwan

$46 - $82

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  19 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
  2. Take the bus from Nanning to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
  3. Take the train from Meilan to Yalongwan

$83 - $88

Bus  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Nanning
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Qionghai
  3. Take the bus from Qionghai to Sanya

$120

Train, bus  •  25 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Jiangnan to Danzhou Nada
  3. Take the bus from Danzhou Nada to Sanya

$61 - $82

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Hai'an Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Hai'an Port to Haikou Port
  3. Drive from Haikou Port to Sanya

Fly  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Sanya (SYX) HAN - SYX

$104 - $705

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The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Sanya is to train which costs $45 - $85 and takes 28 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanoi to Sanya is to fly which costs $100 - $750 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hanoi to Sanya. However, there are services departing from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office and arriving at Sanya via Nanning, Maritime Bureau, Longquanyucun and Haikou East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 31 min.

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The distance between Hanoi and Sanya is 493 km.

The best way to get from Hanoi to Sanya without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 31 min and costs $78.

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It takes approximately 19 h 31 min to get from Hanoi to Sanya, including transfers.

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Hanoi to Sanya bus services, operated by The Sinh Tourist, depart from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office station.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Sanya is to bus which takes 19 h 31 min and costs $78. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $85 and takes 28 h 48 min, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $750 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Noi Bai International Airport to Sanya Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Hanoi to Sanya bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Sanya station.

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Map of how to get from Hanoi to Sanya.
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  • Distance: 308 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 31 min

What companies run services between Hanoi, Vietnam and Sanya, China?

You can take a bus from Hanoi to Sanya via Nanning bus station, Nanning, Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal, Maritime Bureau, Guobin Building, Longquanyucun, and Haikou East in around 19 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hanoi to Sanya via Nanning Station, Nanning, Maoming East, Maoming, Haikou, Yalongwan, and Yalong Bay Train Station in around 28 h 48 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sanya via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sanya via Changsha
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sanya via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sanya via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Okay Airways
Website
okair.net
Flights from Noi Bai International to Sanya via Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Meilan to Yalongwan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $18
1st Class Seat
$16 - $23
Train from Haikou to Yalongwan
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $26
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning to Maoming East
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
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
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Maoming to Haikou
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
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
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanning to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Haikou East to Sanya
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Son Duc Transportation
Bus from Ha Noi to Nanning
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$67
Book at
baolau.com
Trip 8080
Website
qionghai.trip8080.com
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Qionghai
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
qionghai.trip8080.com
Bus from Qionghai to Sanya
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
qionghai.trip8080.com
Bus from Danzhou Nada to Sanya
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
danzhou.trip8080.com
Changtu
Website
changtu.com
Bus from Nanning Jiangnan to Danzhou Nada
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
danzhou.changtu.com
Ferry operators
Hainan Harbor & Shipping Holdings
Website
hngh.com.cn
Car ferry from Hai'an Port to Haikou Port
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
hngh.com.cn

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Sanya is 1 h ahead of Hanoi. It is currently 12:59 AM in Hanoi and 1:59 AM in Sanya.

Vietnam Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Noi Bai International Airport to Sanya Airport.

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There are 454+ hotels available in Sanya. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Noi Bai International Airport is to bus which takes 47 min and costs $1 - $2.

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