How to Reach Halong Bay

Halong Bay is serviced by 3 International airports - Van Don Airport, Noi Bai International Airport and Cat Bi International Airport. These airports are well connected to other domestic hubs across Vietnam and also from popular international destinations across the world. Taxis are available from these airports to Halong Bay. The capital city of Hanoi is the most important urban city nearest to Hanoi. From here, taxis, rental cars and even trains are available to Halong City which is the gateway to Halong Bay.

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How to Reach Halong Bay from India

Three international airports - Van Don Airport, Noi Bai International Airport and Cat Bi International Airport service Halong Bay. Major International and Domestic Carriers operate multiple flights from the important hubs in India to these aforementioned airports. From these airports, one can hire a taxi to reach Halong City, which is the gateway to Halong Bay.

Most frequently searched routes to Halong Bay

Route Name Distance Time
Hanoi to Halong Bay 125 Km 2.5 Hours

How to reach Halong Bay by flight

The three airports - Van Don Airport, Noi Bai International Airport and Cat Bi International Airport all can be flown to, to get to Halong Bay. From the airports, taxis can be hired at reasonable rates to Halong City which is the access point to Halong Bay.

How to reach Halong Bay by road

You can comfortably reach to Halong Bay through the means of roads. You can take a cab from the city of Hanoi and take highway 18 which would leave you at this location in around 4 hours.

How to reach Halong Bay by train

Halong City has a train station which is well connected to other stations in northern Vietnam. There are daily trains which depart from Yen Vien station in Hanoi to Halong City Station.

How to reach Halong Bay by bus

There are numerous mini buses which would allow you to reach to this bay. You can take a minibus from the Gia Lam a location in the Hanoi and can reach the Bay in about 4 to 5 hours.

How to reach Halong Bay by Waterways

No known methods of travelling to this bay by sea are known.

Local transport in Halong Bay

As mentioned before being a bay there are numerous islands present in the vicinity. Therefore you can visit any of the islands with the help of ship or boat, while walking around islands can be done on foot.

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