Ha Long - A very famous coastal tourist city today, is an invaluable gift that nature bestows on Quang Ninh province and our country's tourism industry. With 4 distinct seasons in a year, blue sea, white sand, sunshine and abundant seafood, Ha Long tourism deserves to be one of the most worthy tourist destinations in the North. So how to get there and by what means are the problems that tourists are wondering. So let's go answer those questions through the information below.

1. Routes and Means of Transportation

Regarding the route and means of transportation, there are many ways for you to choose depending on your preferences and conditions. From Ho Chi Minh City, you can go by train, car and plane to Hanoi and then take a car to Ha Long city or take a bus along the route Ho Chi Minh City - Hai Phong and then continue to Ha Long. Going that way will cost a little money but take quite a lot of time. To save time, you can take a plane from Ho Chi Minh City directly to Hai Phong or go to Hanoi and then take a car to Ha Long.

Ha Long is 170km from Hanoi, it takes about 3-4 hours by car. You can catch the bus of Hoang Long Express at Kim Ma station on Nguyen Thai Hoc street. There is a flight every 15 minutes. Phone number to book tickets: (04) 3845 2846. At the bus stations of Long Bien, My Dinh, Gia Lam, there are high-quality cars to Ha Long. In addition, there is a train Hanoi - Ha Long departing at Yen Vien station at 4:55 pm daily.

2. Vehicles from Saigon to Ha Long

2.1 Passenger car

Distance: 1,817 km

Travel time: 37 – 41 hours

Departure: Eastern and Western bus stations to Cam Pha and Bai Chay bus stations

2.2 Airplane

Travel time: 2 hours

Departure: from Tan Son Nhat airport to Van Don airport (Quang Ninh) and then take a bus or taxi to Ha Long.

Air tickets to Van Don - Quang Ninh from Saigon are currently only operated by Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airways and Vietjet Air, so visitors can go to the website to update flight ticket information and prices. ticket.

Besides, visitors can completely choose to fly from Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City to Cat Bi airport, Hai Phong then catch a car from Cat Bi airport to Ho Chi Minh City. Ha Long with a distance of 70km via Noi Bai - Ha Long highway / National Highway 18 in about 1 hour 45 minutes.

3. Distance from Cat Bi airport to Ha Long

Cat Bi Airport, Hai Phong is located in Hai An district, Hai Phong city, about 50km from Ha Long city center. Currently, at Cat Bi airport, Ha Long, there are about 20 flights taking off and landing at the airport every day. From Cat Bi airport, passengers can travel by many different means such as taxi, bus, motorbike taxi or airport shuttle to return to Ha Long.

4. Means of transportation in Ha Long

4.1 Motorcycles

Ha Long is a small city, so if you want to explore the nooks and crannies by yourself, you can rent a motorbike to actively travel. Motorbike rental price is 120,000 - 150,000 VND/day. Going by motorbike you can go to many places in a day according to your liking without being constrained.

4.2 Taxi 

If you travel to Ha Long in groups, families with young children or the elderly, you can choose to travel in the city by taxi. Some reputable taxi companies can be mentioned such as: Ha Long Taxi (033. 626262); Hon Gai Taxi (033. 848484); Mai Linh Taxi (033. 628628)…

The average taxi fare is 11,000 VND/km for the first time and 13,000 VND for the next 20km. 

4.3 Vessels

To visit Ha Long Bay, you can hire a boat at Bai Chay tourist port (033. 846 592); Ha Long tourist wharf (033. 847 481); Duong Hai Company (033. 845 042); Ha Long Bay Service Center (033. 844 631); Hai Au Company (033. 824 779).

For solo travelers, you can join the train with the price from 100,000 VND - 150,000 VND / person. The shared train will go on a 4-hour route and you will buy your own scenic ticket and charter a private boat.

For guests traveling in large groups, you should rent a private boat for 1,000,000 VND - 1,500,000 VND. Renting a private boat will have 2 types of sightseeing tickets: 4 hours and 6 hours. On board will also serve meals with customers in need.

Above is information about transportation to Ha Long. Hopefully the above information will help visitors have a comfortable and wonderful Ha Long trip. If you want to have an interesting trip to Ha Long like this, here it is.

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