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.

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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 - $249

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 h 27 min

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

$30 - $43

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  36 h 28 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

$85 - $133

Drive  •  24 h 42 min

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

$120 - $190

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

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long Bay without a car is to train and taxi which takes 36 h 28 min and costs .

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

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The quickest flight from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Haiphong Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long Bay is 1683 km. It takes approximately 24 h 42 min to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long Bay.

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Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air offer flights from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Haiphong Airport.

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There are 625+ hotels available in Ha Long Bay. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Long Bay.
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  • Distance: 706.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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 Cam Ranh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong via Danang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
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 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$32 - $37
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $60
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
$4 - $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 - $65
Vinasun taxi
Phone
+848-38272727
Website
vinasuntaxi.com
Malinh Taxi Group
Phone
+848 3838 3838
Website
mailinh.vn

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