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

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Bus, train, ferry  •  19 h 18 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

Fly Hong Kong to Haiphong, ferry  •  10 h 1 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 - $360

2 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Hung Hom Station to Foshan
  2. Take the train from Foshan 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

Bus to Shenzhen, fly to Nanning, bus, ferry  •  12 h 8 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 fly and ferry which costs $1500 - $2900 and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay is to fly and ferry which costs $1500 - $2900 and takes 10 h 1 min.

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

The best way to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 19 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 19 h 18 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 25 min and has one stopover.

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Hạ Long Bay is 1 h behind Hong Kong. It is currently 2:05 PM in Hong Kong and 1:05 PM in Hạ Long Bay.

Thai Airways International, Vietjet Air, Hong Kong and three other airlines offer flights from Hong Kong Airport to Haiphong Airport.

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There are 732+ hotels available in Hạ Long Bay. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Hong Kong Airport is to subway which takes 26 min and costs $85 - $120.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Hạ Long Bay.
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  • Distance: 468.9 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 18 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 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 Foshan, Nanning, Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre, Ha Long Bay, and Ha Long Bai Chay in around 24 h 3 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Danang, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Danang, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Haiphong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Foshan to Nanning
Ave. Duration
12 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$16 - $21
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $60
Bus operators
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Wan Chai Ferry Pier to Zhuhai Gongbei
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
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
Trans Island Limousine Bus
Website
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Causeway Bay Times Square to Shenzhen Bao'an Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
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

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