Halong Airport (Van Don International) is located in Quang Ninh, 50 km from Halong Bay (expressway). Debuted in December 2018, Van Don is the newest commercial airport in Vietnam. Completed with massive and well-invested infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, it is Vietnam’s most technologically advanced airport.
How to get from Van Don to Halong Bay
Access to the UNESCO World Heritage is now much faster and easier thanks to this newly-opened international airport. Halong Airport is a mere 50 km from the famous new wonder of nature.
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Taxi costs $30 US to Halong city or you can get a bus route Van Don to Halong Bay
Which Airport Near Halong Bay Suits You The Best?
There are two airports connecting to Halong Bay: Hanoi and Hai Phong city
Hai Phong Airport (Cat Bi International Airport)
With just 45km between them, Cat Bi international airport is irrefutably the closest one to Halong Bay, with a travel time of about an hour required to transfer along the beautifully scenic road.
Hai Phong airport (Cat Bi airport) frequently about 17 flights per day
Connecting mainly from Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Da Nang, Pleiku, Phu Quoc
Other international airports like Seoul, Shenzhen and Bangkok to Hai Phong.
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Hai Phong Transfer to Halong Bay
Cat Bi is also the closest airport to Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay. Information about the various distances and time requirements for a transfer to Halong Bay
Hanoi Airport (Noi Bai International Airport)
Hanoi airport is the most convenient to Halong Bay, as the vast majority of people arriving to see one of the New7Wonders of the world do.
Most of package tour is coming from Hanoi operator. Therefore the most popular way transfer is from Hanoi. More than that connecting road from Hanoi to Halong Bay is much more easier used to be.
Hanoi Transfer to Halong Bay
New high way from Hanoi to Hai Phong on way Halong Bay is completely finnished. The distance from Hanoi to Halong Bay is about 160 km