There are 6 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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Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  15 h 24 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

5 alternative options

Train, bus and ferry, ferry  •  19 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Minh Le to Hanoi
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ha Noi to Cat Ba Hai Phong
  3. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hạ Long Bay

Train, bus and ferry, ferry via Long Bien Bus Station  •  19 h 11 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 from Dong Hoi, ferry  •  8 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 Vinh, fly, ferry  •  13 h 6 min

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

$208 - $667

Train to Danang, fly, ferry  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Dong Hoi 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

$93 - $272

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 24 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 8 h 34 min.

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

It takes approximately 15 h 24 min to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Hạ Long Bay, including transfers.

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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 24 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, Tran Quang Khai, Ha Noi, Cat Ba Hai Phong, and Cat Ba in around 19 h 3 min.

Airlines
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Dong Hoi to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Dong Hoi to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City, Phuquoc
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dong Hoi to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Vinh to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Vinh to Haiphong via Dalat
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Danang to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Dong Hoi to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Vinh to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Vinh to Haiphong via Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Danang to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Vinh to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Minh Le to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$10 - $12
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$13 - $17
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$15 - $21
Train from Minh Le to Vinh
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
$7 - $11
Train from Dong Hoi to Da Nang
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$6 - $7
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$8 - $12
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Dong Hoi Quang Binh to Ha Long Quang Ninh
Ave. Duration
12 h 23 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Cat Ba Express
Website
catbaexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Ha Noi to Cat Ba Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
catbaexpress.com
Book at
baolau.vn
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
3 h
Frequency
Hourly

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