There are 5 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Hạ Long Bay by plane, bus, ferry, train or bus and ferry

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 to Van Don, bus, ferry  •  12h 10m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Van Don (VDO) MNL - VDO
  2. Take the bus from Van Don Airport to Honda Agent Hoang Quoc Viet
  3. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

Cheapest option

Fly to Haiphong, ferry  •  11h 25m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Haiphong (HPH) MNL - HPH
  2. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hạ Long Bay

$150 - $366

3 alternative options

Fly to Nanning, bus, ferry  •  14h 6m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Nanning (NNG) MNL - NNG
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Long Bay
  3. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

Fly to Tho Xuan, train, bus and ferry, ferry  •  16h 57m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tho Xuan (THD) MNL - THD
  2. Take the train from Thanh Hoa to Ninh Binh
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ninh Binh to Cat Ba
  4. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hạ Long Bay

$181 - $415

Fly to Hanoi Airport, fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, ferry  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Noi Bai International (HAN) MNL - HAN
  2. Take the Seaplane from Hanoi Airport to Tuan Chau Island Marina
  3. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

$273 - $727

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The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Hạ Long Bay is to fly and ferry which costs ₱7,500 - ₱19,000 and takes 11h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Hạ Long Bay is to fly and ferry which costs ₱13,000 - ₱37,000 and takes 6h 29m.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and Hạ Long Bay is 1638 km.

It takes approximately 12h 10m to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Hạ Long Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manila Airport to Van Don Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 25m and has one stopover.

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Hạ Long Bay is 1h behind Manila Airport (MNL). It is currently 4:38 AM in Manila Airport (MNL) and 3:38 AM in Hạ Long Bay.

AirAsia Philippines, Vietjet Air, Cebu Pacific and four other airlines offer flights from Manila Airport to Van Don Airport.

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There are 821+ hotels available in Hạ Long Bay. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Hạ Long Bay.
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  • Distance: 1638.3 km
  • Duration: 12h 10m

What companies run services between Manila Airport (MNL), Philippines and Hạ Long Bay, Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Manila Airport (MNL) to Hạ Long Bay. However, you can fly to Van Don, take the walk to Van Don Airport, take the bus to Honda Agent Hoang Quoc Viet, take the taxi to Ha Long Bai Chay, then take the ferry to Hạ Long Bay. Alternatively, you can fly to Haiphong, take the walk to Haiphong Airport, take the bus and ferry to Cat Ba Town, take the walk to Cat Ba, then take the ferry to Hạ Long Bay.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Van Don via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Manila to Van Don via Tan Son Nhat, Danang
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Manila to Van Don via Hong Kong, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Manila to Van Don via Noi Bai International, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Manila to Van Don via Guangzhou Baiyun, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Manila to Haiphong via Noi Bai International, Danang
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Manila to Tho Xuan via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Manila to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Flights from Manila to Noi Bai International via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Manila to Van Don via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Manila to Haiphong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Manila to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Manila to Haiphong via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Manila to Haiphong via Bandar Seri Begawan, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Manila to Tho Xuan via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Manila to Tho Xuan via Hong Kong, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Manila to Tho Xuan via Taiwan Taoyuan, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Noi Bai International via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Manila to Noi Bai International via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,600
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Thanh Hoa to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$4 - $6
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$3 - $6
Bed, air-conditioned
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Phuc Xuyen
Phone
033. 3 663 366
Website
phucxuyen.com.vn
Bus from Van Don Airport to Honda Agent Hoang Quoc Viet
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
phucxuyen.com.vn
Book at
phucxuyen.com.vn
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Long Bay
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Good Morning Cat Ba
Website
goodmorningcatba.com
Bus and ferry from Ninh Binh to Cat Ba
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
goodmorningcatba.com
Book at
baolau.com
Cat Ba Discovery
Phone
+84988 558 392
Email
Catbadiscoverytravel@gmail.com
Website
catbadiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Ninh Binh to Cat Ba
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
catbadiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
ferry
Ferry from Cat Ba to Hạ Long Bay
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Other operators
Hai Au Aviation
Phone
+84 (0) 962 069 689
Email
online.sales@haiauaviation.com
Website
seaplanes.vn
Plane from Hanoi Airport to Tuan Chau Island Marina
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Schedules at
seaplanes.vn

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