How to get to Ha Long Bay
How to get to Halong bay from Hanoi: There is a bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay, 160 km and away from the bus station to the pier is about 15 minutes.
There are 4 main ways to transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay:
- Tourist Fullmoonparty bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay. Bus ticket 150,000 dong ($7 USD) The journey takes 4 hours without the bus stopping to pick up passengers along the way.
Departure Time/ Arrival Time: 08:00 AM - 12:00
Pick up/Drop off: Any your address
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- By open bus: $15 USD one way, pick up & drop off at Bus Station
- By rent a private car or taxi: take a car from Noibai, or from Hanoi centre to Halong bay. It costs $85 USD per car, per trip or $150 USD for 2 days, 1 night.
- By Train: take cargo train from Hanoi to Yen Vien (Gia Lam) and then to Quang Ninh. The train starts at 4.30 am and arrives at 11 am. The terminal at Ha Long City is near the Bai Chay bus station and about 5 km away from the harbour. Expect train delays and cancellations without notice. Hard sleeper only, $10 USD one way.(not recommend this transport).
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