There are 4 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long Bay by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Haiphong (HPH) SGN - HPH
  2. Take a taxi from Haiphong to Ha Long Bay

$87 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Long Quang Ninh

$31 - $44

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  36 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
  2. Take the train from Ha Noi to Hai Phong
  3. Take a taxi from Hai Phong to Ha Long Bay

$86 - $135

Drive  •  24 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long Bay 1051.9 miles

$120 - $190

What companies run services between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Ha Long Bay, Vietnam?

Hoang Long Transit Co operates a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long Bay once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 40 h 23 min.

Airlines
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong via Buonmethuot
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong via Danang
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$33 - $38
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $65
Train from Ha Noi to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Bus operators
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Long Quang Ninh
Ave. Duration
40 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Haiphong to Ha Long Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Vinasun taxi
Phone
+848-38272727
Website
vinasuntaxi.com
Malinh Taxi Group
Phone
+848 3838 3838
Website
mailinh.vn

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Long Bay is 1131 km. The road distance is 1683 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long Bay is to bus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 40 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long Bay is to fly and taxi which takes 3 h 19 min and costs $85 - $260.

It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long Bay, including transfers.