Useful informations

It is convenient for visitors to travel to Ha Long Bay via water. Hòn Gai Port and the boat system in Ha Long Bay have the capacity to serve many visitors.
Travelling to Ha Long Bay via water


If visitors want to go to Hạ Long Bay by water, travel to Hải Phòng. At the Bính Ferry, there are passenger ships (Tel: +84-313 842 927) to Hạ Long Bay (a 2 to 3-hour trip). Costs 150,000 VND for foreigner and 120,000 VND for Vietnamese.

Daily 4 ferries leave from the dock in Hòn Gai (Tel: +84-333 825 187) for Hải Phòng.


High speed hydrofoil:

Two high-speed hydrofoils run daily between Bai Chay and Mong Cai.

  • From Bai Chay depart at 8 AM and 1 PM (at High-Speed Dock). It takes 15 minutes from Mui Ngoc to Mong Cai Town by car.
  • From Mong Cai leave for Bai Chay at 9 am and 2 pm (at Mui Ngoc Dock) and arrive in Bai Chay High-Speed Dock and Hon Gai Dock.

 A journey in each direction takes about 2 hours, and costs 150,000 VND for foreigner and 100,000 VND for Vietnamese

Ticket booking office in Bãi Cháy, near Bãi Cháy Ferry on Hạ Long Road.

Tel: (84-33) 847 888 - 847 780

Besides that, hydrofoils run between:

  • Hạ Long - Hải Phòng
  • Hạ Long - Cát Bà
  • Hải Phòng - Cát Bà

For more information you can contact with the ticket booking office.

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