How to get from Hanoi to Halong Bay? HaLong Bay is located 160 km from Hanoi, this would take you about 3 – 3.5 hours private car to Halong city.

It is more 3.5 hours from Hanoi airport (Noi bai international airport) there are many way to get to Halong bay private car hire with good English speaking driver transfer to Halong bay or if you are traveling with your friends, small group or family trip that my advise is by van transport because van 12-14 seats will be good for the long journey Hanoi to Halong bay.

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By the way you also can take our car hire with English speaking driver from Halong bay to Hai Phong airport (Cat Bi airport) rent a private car from Halong bay directly to Ninh Binh ancient city, Hoa Lu tour (Halong bay on land). Private local car,van transfer with driver is one of the best way to overview the local sightseeing from Hanoi to Halong bay, Hai Phong city as well as Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu tour.

Hanoi Car Rental is proud of private transfers from Hanoi airport to Halong bay for one way or around trip for a day at Halong and returning to Hanoi on the same day because our company has a wide in ranges of the car fleets as the sedan 4 seat ( maximum 3 per person and 2 luggages), the SUVs 7 seat Toyota is more popular and comfortable for the small group from 4-5 per person includes the luggage, the van 16 seat Mer sprinter/ford transit will be fine for your family trip from 4-12 per person + luggage.

We also charge you a same amount in case pick you up at Hanoi airport (Noi Bai international airport) or Hanoi city central as well so please contact and book with us in advance to make sure for your fix base charge and your car is available on the peak season now in Vietnam.

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The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ha Long Bay is a very popular touristic area and most of the land and waters are well-protected. The islands vary greatly in size and shape, forming a complex maze on the ocean surface. You have probably seen this in a short scene of Kong Skull Island when the expedition crew boarded the Skull Island.

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Rates for transfer from Hanoi(center) to Halong Bay(2 -way)

Usually, there are 3 kinds of vehicles: 4-seater cars for maximum 2 passengers, 7-seater for maximum 5 passengers and 16-seater for maximum 11 passengers. ( this to allow room for your luggage )

Route4 seat7 seat16 seat29 seat45 seat
1 way$69$75$90$178$220
2 days 1 night$120$130$145n/an/a

The price of car hire Hanoi- Halong bay travelling on highways (2-2.5 hour drive/one way)

Tour itinerary 4 seat 7 seat 16 seat 29 seat
Hanoi to Halong bay one way90usd 95usd 115usd 175usd
Hanoi to Halong bay 1 day-Hanoi115usd 120usd 150usd 215usd
Hanoi to Halong bay 2 days/1 night-Hanoi 135usd 145usd180usd300usd
Hanoi to Halong bay 3 days/2 nights-Hanoi 180usd195usd 240usd375usd

Highway fees:

– $15 for 04 seats and 07 seats.
-$18 for 16 seats and limousine car.

Transport From Ha Noi to Halong Bay (Optional)

Option 1:Ha Noi -> to Tuan Chau Harbour, Halong Bay by normal old driving way as far as 170 Km/ 4-hours driving/ One Way. (Not Recommended) – Moving by old highway: With distance about 155 km from Ha Noi, it takes about 4 hours to move to from the airport to Halong Bay. By this way you can save a bit of money for your trip, but it takes you much longer time than the Option 2 below.  (If you take our transport going by this old normal way, it costs US$ 8 cheaper than going on the Highway road as mentioned in the option 2.

Option 2:Hanoi -> to Tuan ChauHarbour, Halong Bay by New Highway as far as 120 Km/ 2.5 hours driving / One Way. (Highly Recommended) – Moving by Halong Bay – HaiPhong new highway: With this option, the distance from Hanoi to Halong Bay will be more shortened; it just about 120 km. Moreover, this is new highway dedicated to cars, so the speed will be faster than the old road. Therefore, it only takes about 2.5 hours to move to Halong Bay. Based on your needs, you will choose the best way for you.

Price private car from Ha Noi to Ha Long Bay

Private CarPrice/ 1 WayPrice/ 2 Way
Sedan (Max 3 Pax – 2 Baggages)65$120$
MINIVAN (Max 4 Pax – 3 Baggages)75$140$
VAN (Max 8 Pax – 6 Baggages)105$200$

Question: Best way to get from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay?
Answer: Private car will be the best choice for you. You can instruct the driver to stop at any time to take photos or rest.
Q:Which airport is closest to Halong Bay?
A: Cat Bi international Airport, From Cat Bi airport to Tuan Chau harbor about 67km.

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