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There are 4 ways to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay by plane, ferry, train or bus

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 Hong Kong to Haiphong, ferry  •  9 h 14 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

$200 - $360

Cheapest option

Train to Shenzhen, fly to Haiphong, ferry  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Haiphong (HPH) SZX - HPH
  3. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

$134 - $280

2 alternative options

Train to Shenzhen, fly to Nanning, bus, ferry  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
  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

Train, bus, ferry  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay is to train and fly and ferry which costs $1000 - $2200 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay is to train and fly and ferry which costs $1000 - $2200 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Hạ Long Bay is 751 km.

The best way to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 13 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hong Kong Airport to Haiphong Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Hạ Long Bay is 1 h behind Hong Kong. It is currently 8:27 AM in Hong Kong and 7:27 AM in Hạ Long Bay.

Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Thai Airways International, Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Hong Kong Airport to Haiphong Airport.

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There are 765+ hotels available in Hạ Long Bay. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Hong Kong Airport is to subway which takes 24 min and costs $80 - $120.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay.
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  • Distance: 469.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 14 min

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 subway to Hong Kong International, take the walk to Hong Kong airport, fly to Haiphong, take the taxi to Ha Long Bai Chay, then take the ferry to Hạ Long Bay. Alternatively, you can take the train to Futian Station, take the walk to Touzi Mansion, take the line 330 bus to Shenzhen Airport, take the walk to Shenzhen airport, fly to Haiphong, take the taxi to Ha Long Bai Chay, then take the ferry to Hạ Long Bay.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning via Haikou
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $500
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Danang
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Djibouti Air
Website
air-djibouti.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $35
1st Class Seat
$25 - $50
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Long Bay
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5

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