There are 5 ways to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay by bus, train, ferry, car 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

Bus, train, ferry  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
  2. Take the train from Zhuhai 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

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry, drive  •  31 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
  2. Take the bus from Zhuhai to Haikou
  3. Take the ferry from Haikou, Hainan to Beihai, Guangxi
  4. Drive from Beihai, Guangxi to Bai Chay
  5. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

$122 - $146

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Metropark Hotel Mongkok, Hong Kong to Nanning Langdong
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Ha Long Bay
  3. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

Fly Hong Kong to Haiphong, ferry  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Haiphong (HPH) HKG - HPH
  2. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

$201 - $358

Bus to Shenzhen, fly to Nanning, bus, ferry  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Causeway Bay Times Square to Shenzhen Bao'an Airport
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Nanning (NNG) SZX - 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 cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay is to bus and ferry and drive which costs $950 - $1200 and takes 31 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay is to fly and ferry which takes 9 h 6 min and costs $1500 - $2900.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Hạ Long Bay is 750 km.

It takes approximately 14 h 5 min to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Hong Kong and Hạ Long Bay, Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay. However, you can take the bus to Zhuhai Gongbei, take the walk to Zhuhai, take the train 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 a vehicle from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay via Arran Street, Metropark Hotel Mongkok, Hong Kong, Nanning Langdong, Ha Long Bay, and Ha Long Bai Chay in around 16 h 29 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Danang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Okay Airways
Website
okair.net
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhuhai to Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
Bus from Metropark Hotel Mongkok, Hong Kong to Nanning Langdong
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Long Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Ha Long Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Trip 8080
Website
haikou.trip8080.com
Bus from Zhuhai to Haikou
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
haikou.trip8080.com
Trans Island Limousine Bus
Website
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Causeway Bay Times Square to Shenzhen Bao'an Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Haiku island ferry transportation
Website
17u.net
Ferry from Haikou, Hainan to Beihai, Guangxi
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
17u.net

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