The distance from Hanoi airport to Halong Bay is 193 km or 119 miles. Normally, it would take around 3 – 3.5 hours to get from Hanoi Airport to Halong Bay. Thanks to the new ExpressWay, travel time of Direct transfer from Hanoi Airport to Halong bay could be shortened to only 2 – 2.5 hours, much faster than transfer with a transition in Hanoi.
In general, there are 2 ways from Hanoi airport to Halong bay:
The most convenient way to transfer from Hanoi Airport to Halong Bay is to book a private car. Our driver, who is able to speak basic English, would be ready to pick you up at Noi Bai airport (HAN) when you’ve arrived.
Upgrade to go via the new Expressway, Travel time will be shortened to 2-2.5 hours with extra fee of USD 12/way for one car.
Find more detail about Noi Bai Airport to Halong by our private car service.
Higher price for small-group travellers
If the price is what you concern as you are travelling on a budget, then transfer from Hanoi Airport to Halong Bay with a transition in Hanoi may be the best choice. Above all, it is definitely more economical than direct transfer, especially in case you travel alone or in a group of two.
Firstly, our private car pick you up at Hanoi Airport to our office in Hanoi City. Then, you wait about 1 - 1.5 hours for next Limousine van to Halong Bay from Hanoi City. (Travel time vary around 3 hours – 5 hours depend on transportation)
Find more detail about Noi Bai Airport to Halong by shared car service.
The cost of the trip from Hanoi airport to Halong bay varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable option is shared car service: travellers expect to pay as low as USD 24 for a ticket.
However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a private - a one-way transfer can cost as much as USD 60 - USD 90 per car.