Hanoi to Ha Giang Vietnam: Transport & Ticket Guide

Ha Giang Travel Guide

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How to travel from Hanoi to Ha Giang, Vietnam? 

This article covers all 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.

 

Hanoi to Ha Giang Transport Overview

1. How far is Hanoi from Ha Giang?

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

2. How long does it take to get from Hanoi to Ha Giang?

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 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. The bus takes about 6 to 7 hours. 

3. How much does it cost to get from Hanoi to Ha Giang?

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Hanoi to Ha Giang:

  • Bus tickets – $10 to $20
  • Taxi: an estimated cost of the ride is from $181 to $440.
  • Tour: 3D2N tour costs about $90
TypeTimeCostTickets
Bus6 hours$17Book from $17
Taxi6 hours$182 Book from $182
Tour3D2N$88.75Book your tour

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.

Several buses depart daily from Hanoi to Ha Giang, and the journey takes 6 to 7 hours, depending on the bus providers.

Currently, some bus companies run the Hanoi – Ha Giang route: Truly Hagiang, Good Morning Cat Ba, and Quang Nghi.

ProviderDepartureArrivalTickets
Truly Hagiang6:4012:40Book from $17
Truly Hagiang7:0013:00Book from $17
Truly Hagiang11:0017:00Book from $17
Truly Hagiang13:0019:00Book from $17
Good Morning CB06:3012:50Book from $17
Good Morning CB15:3021:50Book from $17
Quang Nghi7:0013:00Book from $14
Quang Nghi8:0014:15Book from $10
Quang Nghi12:3018:30Book from $14
Quang Nghi15:3021:45Book from $10
Quang Nghi20:3002:45Book from $10

*For the latest bus schedule and prices, please check this list


Ha Giang to Hanoi bus (Schedule + Price)

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

ProviderDepartureArrivalTickets
Truly Hagiang7:0013:00Book from $17
Truly Hagiang15:4521:45Book from $17
Good Morning CB7:0013:20Book from $17
Good Morning CB16:0022:20Book from $17
Quang Nghi9:1515:30Book from $10
Quang Nghi12:3018:30Book from $14
Quang Nghi15:3021:45Book from $10
Quang Nghi16:1522:15Book from $14
Quang Nghi21:0003:15Book from $10

*For the latest bus schedule and prices, please check here


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.


How to get around Ha Giang

After getting to Ha Giang from Hanoi, you can continue taking buses to the 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.

 

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 Vietnamese phrases and words before visiting the villages so you can communicate with local people.

best time to visit Ha Giang Vietnam

 

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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