There are many ways to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Ha Long Bay and you can use more than one transport to get there. The simple ways are mentioned in this useful post. The informations will help you saving money and time. Discovering Ha Long Bay by your own way, it’s very interesting!
1. So you think you can fly?
Of couse, by airplan! That exactly is the best and the most convenient way to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Ha Long Bay. You can find and book cheap tickets before the trip a period of time (about 2 or 1 months). Your fight will start at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City and land at Noi Bai airport (Ha Noi). It takes 1 hour 45 minutes.
After that, moving from Ha Noi to Quang Ninh province by bus or coach.
Bus tickets cost: 15.000 VND
Coach tickets cost: rates from only 100.000 VND (dependimg on ticket class).
From Cai Lan Port, it takes only 15 minutes to Ha Long Bay.
Remember arriving at the airport at least 1 hour before departure.
Checking your luggages carefuly before leaving.
Must have a local map to avoid to lose the way.
2. What do you think about trains to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Ha Long Bay?
Train is the second transport to travel to Ho Chi Minh Ha Long Bay. Buying ticket at Hoa Hung station or purchase ticket online at dsvn.vn. Hang Co station is your destination. From there, by bus or coach, you will go to Quang Ninh province.
When the train ride, you’ll be sight-seeing and enjoy the feeling of swaying. Following the beat rolling wheels, many areas appear in your sight with wonderful landscape like Hai Van Pass, Truong Son Mountain,… What a good choice! This way is suitable for people who have more time to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Ha Long Bay.
1779km is the distance from Ho Chi Minh to Ha Long Bay. Hope you have an experience and funny journer. Enjoy your trip!