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There are 5 ways to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hạ Long Bay by bus, ferry, train, bus and ferry or plane

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Bus, ferry  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Dong Hoi Quang Binh to Ha Long Quang Ninh
  2. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

$25 - $31

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Train, bus and ferry, ferry  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Minh Le to Hanoi
  2. Take the bus and ferry from 28 Tran Nhat Duat to Cat Ba
  3. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hạ Long Bay

Fly Dong Hoi to Haiphong, ferry  •  9 h 34 min

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

$159 - $516

Train to Danang, fly to Haiphong, ferry  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Minh Le to Da Nang
  2. Fly from Danang (DAD) to Haiphong (HPH) DAD - HPH
  3. Take the ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay

$115 - $299

Train to Hanoi Airport, fly to Tuan Chau Island Marina, ferry  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Minh Le to Hanoi
  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

$375 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hạ Long Bay is to bus and ferry which costs $24 - $35 and takes 15 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hạ Long Bay is to fly and ferry which costs $150 - $550 and takes 9 h 34 min.

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The distance between Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park and Hạ Long Bay is 375 km.

The best way to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hạ Long Bay without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 15 h 32 min and costs $24 - $35.

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It takes approximately 15 h 32 min to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hạ Long Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dong Hoi Airport to Haiphong Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific Airlines and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Dong Hoi 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 Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hạ Long Bay.
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  • Distance: 234.6 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 32 min

What companies run services between Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam and Hạ Long Bay, Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hạ Long Bay. However, you can take the walk to Phong Nha Ke Bang, take the bus to Dong Hoi Quang Binh, take the bus to Ha Long Quang Ninh, take the taxi to Ha Long Bai Chay, then take the ferry to Hạ Long Bay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hạ Long Bay via Minh Le, Hanoi, Hanoi Railway Staion, Long Bien Bus Station, 28 Tran Nhat Duat, and Cat Ba in around 18 h 8 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Dong Hoi to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Danang to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Dong Hoi to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Danang to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Dong Hoi to Haiphong via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Minh Le to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$10 - $12
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$12 - $17
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$15 - $21
Train from Minh Le to Da Nang
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$6 - $8
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$9 - $13
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Hoang Long Transit Co
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Dong Hoi Quang Binh to Ha Long Quang Ninh
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Bus and ferry from 28 Tran Nhat Duat to Cat Ba
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Ha Long Bai Chay to Hạ Long Bay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
ferry
Ferry from Cat Ba to Hạ Long Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Other operators
Hai Au Aviation
Phone
+84 (0) 962 069 689
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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