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How to get to Halong bay, Vietnam

How to get to Halong bay, Vietnam

How to get to Halong bay, Vietnam

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    1. How to get to Halong Bay

    a. Getting to Halong Bay from Hanoi by seaplane

    Currently, besides the usual means of transport, tourists visiting Halong Bay from Hanoi also have a new option with the modern and luxury seaplane.This is a very new as well as an interesting way to visit Halong Bay. Each airplane with 2 seats for pilots, 12 seats for passengers and spacious windows will give tourists the most comfortable experience. What is more, it takes only 45 minutes to the bay from Hanoi International Airport. You can also enjoy the picturesque scene of the ocean from the above. Up to now, Hai Au Aviation provides exclusive seaplane service with the price from $175. Also, this firm has 25-minute sightseeing flights over Halong Bay.

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    Hai Au Aviation:

    • Address: Floor 9, 70-72 Ba Trieu Street, Hang Bai Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
    • Phone: +84 962 069 689
    • Fax: +84 3943 2299
    • Email:
    • Website:

      b. Getting to Halong Bay from Hanoi by shuttle bus

    You can easily to take a shuttle bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay. There are a lot of shuttle bus companies provide Hanoi – Quang Ninh route and it takes about 3 to 4 hours to reach Halong Bay. The price for a ticket varies from VND 100,000 to VND 200,000 depending on the seat type you want.

    Some shuttle bus firms recommended

    Kumho Viet Thanh

    • Address: Me Tri ward, Tu Liem, Hanoi
    • Hotline: +84 437 686 678
    • Departs at My Dinh Station from 6 AM everyday
    • Price: VND 120,000

    Phuc Xuyen

    • Address: C23 Mac Thai To, Yen Hoa, Cau Giay, Hanoi
    • Hotline: +84 24 3236 3236
    • Departs at My Dinh Station from 4:40 AM everyday
    • Price: VND 120,000

    Sinh Thanh

    • Address: 496 Tran Phu street, Cam Pha, Quang Ninh
    • Phone: +84 203 3710 343
    • Departs at Luong Yen  Station from 5:30 AM everyday
    • Price: VND 100,000

    Quy Ngoc

    • Address: Hung Thang ward, Halong
    • Phone: +84 913 266 197
    • Departs at Gia Lam Station from 4 PM everyday
    • Price: VND 100,000

    c. Getting to Halong Bay by private car

    This is another way for you go travel to Halong Bay. It is very easy for you to rent a private car from Hanoi and have a 4 hour trip to Halong. The average price for renting a private car varies from VND 1,200,000 (including payment for tolls, petro, and driver) depending on the size of the car you ren

    Some private car rental companies


    • Address: Mo Lao, Ha Dong District, Hanoi
    • Hotline: +84 981 553 226
    • Email:


    • Address: 113 Nam Dong, Dong Da District, Hanoi
    • Hotline: +843 926 2730;  +849 1583 0668
    • Email:


    • Address: 5 Hang Chieu street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
    • Hotline: +844 3929 0808
    • Fax: +844 3929 3581

    2. How to get around Halong Bay, Vietnam

    a. Getting around Halong Bay by taxi

    This is the most common way to travel around Halong. There are a lot of taxi company in Halong, so you can easily get one and go to the place you want. The average taxi price here is about VND 15,000 per kilometer.

    Taxi numbers in Halong Bay
    • Taxi 886: +84 33 3886 886
    • Halong: +84 33 362 62 62
    • Hong Gai: +84 33 384 84 84
    • Mai Linh: +84 33 3628 628
    • Thanh Hung: +84 33 365 9659
    • Thinh Hung: +84 33 361 6161
    • Sao Mai: +84 33 382 2822
    • Dong Bac: +84 33 382 8282
    • Quang Ninh: +84 33 365 6656
    • Bai Chay: +84 33 364 6464

    b. Getting to Halong Bay by motorbike

    Discovering Halong Bay by motorcycle is one of the great experiences here, and visitors will experience the attractive life of Halong Bay. The average price for renting a motorbike in 24 hours is from VND 100,000 to VND 300,000 depending on the motorbike brand you rent.

    Note for traveling by motorbike in Halong Bay

    • When renting a motorbike in Halong, visitors should remember to give the motorbike owner the necessary information such as your name, the hotel you are staying, room number, telephone number, etc
    • When driving, ensure steady steering, especially the highways
    • Make sure your helmet is good enough for your safety. If the helmet is underqualified, you need to change the new one. And you should always wear a helmet when driving a motorbike
    • Prepare a repair kit in case the motorcycle is broken down on the road without an automobile repair shop
    • Drive at the proper speed, and slow down in crowded places
    • Paying attention to where you can buy gas, you can buy gasoline in plastic bottles and carry them when the gas station is far apart
    Where to rent motorbike in Halong Bay

    Mr Tung

    • Address: Mong Cai, Quang Ninh
    • Phone: +84 168 689 9966

    Trung Thanh

    • Address: Halong, Quang Ninh
    • Phone: +84 979 221 718; +84 986 322 292

    Alex Halong Hotel

    • Address 18 Halong, Bai Chay, Halong
    • Phone: +84 922 863 628

    Kim Dung Hotel

    • Địa chỉ: 16 Cao Dat, Bai Chay, Halong
    • Phone: +84 912 026 766
    20 Jan 2020
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