Ha Long travel guide

Ha Long Tourism | Ha Long Guide

You're Going to Love Ha Long

With a population of 148,066, Ha Long is the largest city in Quang Ninh, Vietnam by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Ha Long to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Ha Long

Ha Long in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ha Long in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Ha Long


When flying to Ha Long, you’ll arrive at Ha Long Van Don Intl (VDO), which is located 40 km from the city centre.


The train station in Ha Long is called Ha Long Ha Long Railway Station, and is located 7 km from the city centre.


The most popular bus station is Ha Long Cuong Lan Bus - Ha Long - Bai Chay, located 2.5 km from the city centre of Ha Long. Ha Long Ninh Quynh - Ha Long - Ha Khau is also a commonly used station, and is 9 km from the city centre.

Airports near Ha Long

Airlines serving Ha Long

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Air Canada
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Singapore Airlines
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Cathay Pacific
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Ethiopian Air
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ITA Airways
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Malaysia Airlines
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Where to stay in Ha Long

From 5-star hotels such as the The Watson Premium Halong Hotel to great affordable options like the Starlight Hotel, Ha Long offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $165 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $324 and up for a 5-star experience. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Ha Long, with prices from $12 to $717 per night. Bai Chay is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Ha Long are about 383% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ha Long

Most booked hotels in Ha Long

Vinpearl Resort & Spa Ha Long
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Wyndham Legend Halong Hotel
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Muong Thanh Luxury Quang Ninh Hotel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Ha Long

Expect to pay $1.76 per litre in Ha Long (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.05 and $28.07.