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

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 to Haiphong, ferry  •  8 h 15 min

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

$230 - $934

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Fly to Nanning, bus, ferry  •  14 h 16 min

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

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Hanoi (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

$410 - $849

Fly to Thanh Hoe, train to Hanoi Airport, fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, ferry  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Thanh Hoe (THD) MNL - THD
  2. Take the train from Thanh Hoa to Hanoi
  3. Take the Seaplane from Hanoi Airport to Tuan Chau Island Marina
  4. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

$586 - $1,437

Fly to Vinh, train to Hanoi Airport, fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, ferry  •  16 h 7 min

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

$445 - $720

Questions & Answers

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

It takes approximately 8 h 15 min 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 Haiphong Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Hạ Long Bay is 1 h behind Manila Airport (MNL). It is currently 1:51 PM in Manila Airport (MNL) and 12:51 PM in Hạ Long Bay.

AirAsia Philippines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Manila Airport to Haiphong Airport.

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There are 752+ hotels available in Hạ Long Bay. Prices start at $15 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: 1023.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 15 min

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 Haiphong, take the taxi to Ha Long Bai Chay, then take the ferry to Hạ Long Bay. Alternatively, you can fly to Nanning, take the walk to Nanning Airport, take the line 1 bus to Nanning Station, 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.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Manila to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Manila to Thanh Hoe via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Thanh Hoe via Guangzhou Baiyun, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Vinh via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Manila to Vinh via Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Manila to Vinh via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Manila to Vinh via Guangzhou Baiyun, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Manila to Vinh via Guangzhou Baiyun, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Manila to Haiphong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Manila to Haiphong via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Manila to Thanh Hoe via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Thanh Hoe via Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Thanh Hoe via Suvarnabhumi, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Manila to Hanoi via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Manila to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Manila to Thanh Hoe via Guangzhou Baiyun, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Vinh via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Macau
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Manila to Nanning via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Manila to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
EVA Air
Website
evaair.com
Flights from Manila to Hanoi via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Manila to Hanoi via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Thanh Hoa to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$4 - $5
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$8 - $11
Train from Vinh to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$7 - $8
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$9 - $13
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$11 - $16
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
Other operators
Hai Au Aviation
Website
seaplanes.vn
Plane from Hanoi Airport to Tuan Chau Island Marina
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$324
Schedules at
seaplanes.vn

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