There are 4 ways to get from Phnom Penh 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Phnom Penh, ferry  •  8 h 25 min

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

$230 - $458

Cheapest option

Bus, train, ferry  •  42 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City
  2. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Nam Dinh
  3. Take the bus from Nam Dinh to Ha Long Quang Ninh
  4. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

$60 - $97

2 alternative options

Bus to Ho Chi Minh City, fly, ferry  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
  2. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Haiphong (HPH) SGN - HPH
  3. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

$97 - $272

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
  2. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Tay to Vung Tau
  3. Take the bus from Vung Tau to Hai Phong
  4. Take the ferry from Hai Phong - Ben Binh Pier to Cat Ba
  5. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hạ Long Bay

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phnom Penh to Hạ Long Bay is to bus and train and ferry which costs $60 - $100 and takes 42 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Hạ Long Bay is to fly and ferry which costs $230 - $460 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The distance between Phnom Penh and Hạ Long Bay is 1064 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Phnom Penh to Hạ Long Bay, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Phnom Penh to Hạ Long Bay.
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  • Distance: 665.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

What companies run services between Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Hạ Long Bay, Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Phnom Penh to Hạ Long Bay. However, you can take the train to Phnom Penh Airport, take the walk to Phnom Penh 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 bus to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office, take the walk to 23/9 Park, take the line 109 bus to Tan Son Nhat Domestic Airport, take the walk to Ho Chi Minh City airport, fly to Haiphong, take the taxi to Ha Long Bai Chay, then take the ferry to Hạ Long Bay.

Airlines
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Phnom Penh to Haiphong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong via Danang
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong via Phuquoc
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Nam Dinh
Ave. Duration
29 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$31 - $36
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $50
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $60
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Khai Nam Transport
Website
en.khainamtransport.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
en.khainamtransport.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Nam Dinh to Ha Long Quang Ninh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Vung Tau to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
41 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Kumho Samco
Website
kumhosamco.com.vn
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Tay to Vung Tau
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kumhosamco.com.vn
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
$5
Cat Ba Island Ferry
Ferry from Hai Phong - Ben Binh Pier to Cat Ba
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
baolau.com
ferry
Ferry from Cat Ba to Hạ Long Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly

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