Hanoi to Ha Giang Vietnam: Transport & Ticket Guide

Ha Giang Travel Guide

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Ha Giang, a famous travel destination in Northern Vietnam, can be reached from the capital Hanoi easily.

How to get from Hanoi to Ha Giang?

This article covers transportation information you need to know to travel from Hanoi to Ha Giang by bus, with information on the bus schedule, ticket price and how to book buses online.

how to get from Hanoi to Ha Giang by bus


Getting to Ha Giang from Hanoi

The distance from Hanoi to Ha Giang is about 300km.

If you are interested in conquering Ha Giang completely by motorbike, you can ride a motorbike from Hanoi, and the journey takes approximately 8 to 10 hours depending on the speed.

However, it can be really exhausting because you will need to drive more when you get to Ha Giang.

Therefore, I recommend taking a bus from Hanoi to Ha Giang to have an enjoyable trip.

After getting to Ha Giang from Hanoi, you can continue taking buses to highland districts of Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Dong Van, and Meo Vac.

Alternatively, you can rent a motorbike and explore Ha Giang on your own. If you travel alone or in a group of 2, you should take a guided tour or have a local show you around for your safety.

how to get from Hanoi to Ha Giang by bus

Hanoi to Ha Giang bus (Schedule + Price)

Duration: 6 hours

Price starts at $13

The easiest way to travel from Hanoi to Ha Giang is by bus.

There are several buses departing daily from Hanoi to Ha Giang, and the journey takes 6 to 7 hours depending on the bus providers.

Currently, there are 3 recommended bus companies run Hanoi – Ha Giang route: Truly Hagiang, Good Morning Cat Ba, and Quang Nghi. 

Truly Hagiang6:4012:40Book from $17
Truly Hagiang7:0013:00Book from $17
Truly Hagiang11:0017:00Book from $17
Good Morning CB06:3012:50Book from $17
Good Morning CB12:3018:50Book from $17
Good Morning CB15:3021:50Book from $17
Quang Nghi16:0022:00Book from $13
Quang Nghi16:1522:15Book from $13

*For the latest bus schedule, please check here


Ha Giang to Hanoi bus (Schedule + Price)

After your trip to Ha Giang, you can book your bus back to Hanoi with 12go or Baolau according to the schedule below

Truly Hagiang7:0013:00Book from $17
Truly Hagiang15:4521:45Book from $17
Truly Hagiang19:001:00Book from $17
Good Morning CB7:0013:20Book from $17
Good Morning CB16:0022:20Book from $17
Good Morning CB21:0003:20Book from $17
Quang Nghi7:0013:00Book from $13
Quang Nghi7:1513:15Book from $13
Quang Nghi16:1522:15Book from $13

*For the latest bus schedule, please check here


How to book bus tickets between Hanoi and Ha Giang

You can buy online bus tickets easily with Baolau or 12go.asia

After entering your desired day of departure, you can find a fully detailed schedule of the day with different buses.


Hanoi to Ha Giang private transfer

If you are traveling to Ha Giang in a group, you can consider hiring a private transfer from Hanoi. 

With Sapa Group Tour, you can rent a whole van to travel with your group, and the price starts at $211.


Best things to do in Ha Giang

A trip to Ha Giang brings exciting experiences with the majestic and spectacular natural scenery of rivers, streams, mountains, and highlands.

Dong Van plateau, Tay Con Linh peak, Quan Ba heaven gate, and Lung Cu flagpole are famous attractions that you should not miss on your travel to Ha Giang.

Although you can visit Ha Giang with 2 days 1 night, 3 days 2 nights or 4 days 3 nights will give you sufficient time to have a glimpse of this beautiful Northern area.

Please consider learning a few basic Vietnam phrases and words before visiting the villages so you can communicate with local people.

If you’re interested in taking a day tour to Ha Giang, you can check some options provided by Truly Ha Giang with 12go


Where to stay in Ha Giang

There are several hostels and hotels in Ha Giang, offering you a great place to relax and start your Ha Giang loop. Some hostels even offer free bikes such as Ha Giang Amazing Hostel.


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