Travel Hanoi Halong Haiphong Ninh Binh on ONE TRIP? Why not?

Travel Hanoi Halong Haiphong Ninh Binh on ONE TRIP? Why not?

Hanoi, Halong, Ninh Binh are 3 destinations that are “MUST GO” in the North, Vietnam. Traveling Hanoi Halong Haiphong Ninh Binh on one trip? Have you ever thought about this? It’s really convenient to discover 3-4 cities on the same trip. But how to do it smoothly? How to got picked from Hanoi for Halong bay tour and dropped off in Hai Phong or Ninh Binh? What if tourists come from Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang? Let’s find out with Hai Phong Tours in this article!

Now, Hai Phong Tours offers FREE Dcar Limousine from Halong to YOUR HOTEL in Ninh Binh
If you book our Halong bay 2,3 day tour

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Pick up from Hanoi for Halong bay tour

There are serveral Halong tours from Hanoi. However, not every address cruise line can pick you up. Make sure the accommodation you stay in is in the Hanoi Old Quarter area. And even there are a few roads that are one-way, cruise line can’t let bus in and pick you up due to the this reason. Therefore, before booking a hotel, you should check in advance with the cruise company or travel agent whether it will be OK for pick up. In case if you have already booked a hotel but the cruise company cannot pick you up, you can go to Hanoi Opera House instead. This is the address that all Halong cruise lines can pick up.

Another solution, if you do not want to share the bus, choose the private car then. And of course, if you have a private car, no matter where you are, the driver will still come to pick you up!

After picking up, the bus will need about 3-3.5 hours (including break) to transit to Tuan Chau pier, Halong or Halong International cruise port. If you go directly by private car, the travel time is only about 2 hours 30 minutes.

Pick up from Hanoi for Halong bay tour
Pick up from Hanoi for Halong bay tour

Pick up from Hai Phong to Halong

Picking up from Hai Phong to Halong bay has 2 situations:

  1. Pick up at Hai Phong airport and go directly to Halong
  2. Pick up at hotel in Hai Phong city center to Halong·

Pick up at Hai Phong airport directly to Halong is more popular with tourists flying from Ho Chi Minh or from Da Nang. You just need to choose a flight that lands before 11am and Hai Phong Tours can pick you up directly from the airport and then go straight to the pier. This direct route saves a lot of time in a day and is extremely convenient.

If you are in the center of Hai Phong city, the pick up from Hai Phong to Halong will be more proactive. Transit time from Hai Phong to Halong pier ranges from 50-60 minutes. So you can leave from 10:45 or 11Am.

From Halong to Hanoi, next day go to Ninh Binh

The time the Halong cruise arrives at the pier depends on the tour route you join in. If you join a group 1-day tour of Halong, the cruise will return to Tuan Chau pier at about 17h30-18h00.

If you travel to Halong for 2 or 3 days, the cruise will arrive at the pier around 11h00-11h45 (most of all).

When you plan to return to Hanoi after finishing your Halong tour, you should book the transfer in advance with a travel agent or cruise company. They will arrange a bus to bring you back very easily. All cruise lines can arrange a transfer to Hanoi for you.

But of course, just like the pick up time, your drop off address in Hanoi needs to be in the old town as well. And you also need to confirm in advance whether the bus can drop you off at place or not. Otherwise, the bus will take you to Hanoi Opera House and you can catch Grab or taxi by yourself.

In case if you want to go directly from Halong to Noi Bai airport (Hanoi airport), the bus cannot drop you there. After drop off in the city center, you can take a taxi to go to the airport. Or if you want to be more convenient, in this case you should book a private car. Hai Phong Tours can help!!!

After returning to Hanoi, the next day, if you want to go to Ninh Binh, you just need to simply book a quality tour to pick up and drop off in the old town. Tour prices range from 1,200,000/person for a 1-day tour and 2,800,000/person for a 2-day tour. Pick up time from Hanoi Old Quarter is around 8AM.

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If you just want to take a bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh, you can take a taxi or take Grab to Nuoc Ngam bus station, Giap Bat bus station or My Dinh bus station to buy ticket. Ticket price is about 80,000/pax/way. The earliest bus is from 5:00 am, the latest is 18:30 pm. Note, bus only get to Ninh Binh bus station or Kim Son bus station, or Nho Quan bus station. The transit ranges from 2 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours depending on the bus company. Then you need to continue to take a taxi to the point you need to go.

From Halong to Haiphong, next day go to Ninh Binh

Haiphong is the 3rd largest city in the country, but not all tourists know it, especially foreign tourists. Transfer from Halong to Hai Phong is very quick and convenient. Travel time only ranges from 50-60 minutes by car on highway. Max speed allowed: 100km/h.

Because of the short transit time, the most convenient way to go to Hai Phong is to book a private car for only about 600,000 VND / 4-seat car. Around 13:00 on the same day, you will present in the center of Hai Phong city. When booking a private car, the driver will wait and pick you up after leaving Halong cruise. This is very convenient when you have luggage. Similar to drop-off, the driver will take you to your desired destination.

How to go to Ninh Binh the next day?

If you want to save money, take a taxi to Vinh Niem bus station to buy a bus ticket to Ninh Binh. This is the new and largest bus station in Hai Phong. Bus travel time is about 3h30 minutes from Vinh Niem bus station to Nho Quan bus station, Kim Son bus station. Ticket price is about 100,000/pax/way. The earliest departure from 7:30. The latest departure is 14:00.

On reaching the bus station, you still need to take a taxi to get to the hotel.

Another simple way is to book a private car. The driver will pick up and drop off at the place. The price of a 4-seater private car ranges from 1,600,000 VND/way.

From Halong go directly to Ninh Binh

Going directly from Halong to Ninh Binh is the desire of many tourists who want to spend the night in Ninh Binh instead of going back to Hanoi or Hai Phong. Overnight in Ninh Binh village always brings a feeling of quiet, peaceful and poetic. Instead of sleeping in a hotel, Ninh Binh has many beautiful bungalows and knows how to attract tourists.

To go to Ninh Binh from Halong, there are 2 popular ways:

  1. Private car
  2. Shared bus/Limousine

If you book a private car, the driver will wait for you as soon as you leave the Halong cruise and go straight to Ninh Binh. Travel time is about 3 hours 20 minutes. Of course, if you are tired, you can also stop in Thai Binh and enjoy the specialty of Cay Cake. Sipping Cay cake with a cup of tea is fantastic!!! The price of a 4-seater car ranges from 1,900,000/way.

If you take a shared bus/Limousine, you need to take a taxi to the pick-up point at Tuan Chau island (only about 50,000 VND for taxi). Bus time is 12:30 (regular bus) and 16:40 (limousine). Travel time is 4 hours. If you need to go to Hang Mua, Trang An or Bai Dinh, there will be a small surcharge as well. Bus prices are usually from 400,000/pax. Limousine price from 450,000/pax.

Now, Hai Phong Tours offers FREE Dcar Limousine from Halong to YOUR HOTEL in Ninh Binh
If you book our Halong bay 2,3 day tour

Whatsapp: +84975200357 for more details

Conclusion: Travel Hanoi Halong Haiphong Ninh Binh on ONE TRIP? Why not?

Above are the share of Hai Phong Tours on how to travel Hanoi Halong Hai Phong Ninh Binh on the same trip. Hope you will find the most suitable and convenient way. If you need more information, please leave a comment below or contact Hai Phong Tours!!!

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