Hanoi to Hai Phong Vietnam

Hanoi to Hai Phong Vietnam: Transport & Ticket Guide

Hai Phong, the city of red phoenix flowers, is an excellent destination for a weekend getaway from Hanoi Vietnam. Hai Phong is famous for many attractive tourist destinations such as Do Son beach, Cat Ba island, Lan Ha Bay, and Hon Dau Island.

How to travel to Hai Phong from the capital?

This article is a complete transportation guide from Hanoi to Hai Phong Vietnam, including tips on how to book online tickets, schedule, and more. 

Hanoi to Hai Phong Vietnam

 

Route overview

Hai Phong is located about 120 km northeast of Hanoi. 

Although Hanoi and Hai Phong have airports, due to the short distance, motorbikes, buses, and trains are the most reasonable means of transportation.

With a distance of 120km, it takes about 2.5 to 3 hours to travel by motorbike or train.

If you travel by bus, travel time is about 1 hour and 10 minutes thanks to the highway between two cities.

 

 


Hanoi to Hai Phong bus

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Cost: 100,000 VND

Taking a bus is the fastest way to travel from Hanoi to Hai Phong Vietnam

Hai Au offers several buses daily departing from Gia Lam bus station to Hai Phong Bus station. The journey takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes, and it costs 100,000 VND per ticket.

Bus station

Gia Lam bus station: 09 Ngô Gia Khảm, Ngọc Lâm, Long Biên, Hà Nội

Hai Phong bus station: 1 Thiên Lôi, Cầu Rào, Đằng Giang, Ngô Quyền, Hải Phòng

 


Hanoi to Hai Phong train

Duration: 2.5 hours

Cost: 70,000 VND

If you’re not a huge fan of buses, traveling by train is a great option to visit Hai Phong. Train tickets are cheaper than bus ones, but the travel time is a bit longer. 

Vietnam Railway offers daily trains from Hanoi to Hai Phong, and the journey takes approximately 2.5 hours. 

Seat selection

You can select between hard seats and soft seats, and passengers are allowed to bring 20 kg luggage per person on the train.

How to book train tickets online

Similar to bus tickets, you can book your train tickets in advance with Baolau and 12go.asia.

The booking process is very simple. You can choose your preferred travel day, select the time, fill in your details, and pay. You will receive an email for your booking. 

Vietnam train

 


Hanoi to Hai Phong Motorbike

Because Hai Phong is quite close to Hanoi, traveling to Hai Phong by motorbike is a good option for those who love experiencing the feeling of driving on their own.

Travel time ranges from 2 hours to 2 and a half hours on either route.

Route 1

Take the Hanoi – Hai Phong highway for 1 hour 50 minutes, 121km distance.

Advantage: This Hanoi-Hai Phong Expressway has a scale of 6 lanes, so the road surface is relatively large, convenient for travel.

Difficulties: The fee for traveling on the highway is quite high. Also, this road is quite far from residential areas. If you are in the center of the city or north of the town to get to this road, it is quite far away.

scooter

Route 2

Go through Highway 5 and Highway 5B.

This distance is also the same as Route 1, but quite erratic. The travel time is about two and a half hours.

The downside is that this route also has high traffic fees.

Tips for traveling by motorbike

When traveling by personal vehicle, remember to bring all vehicle documents, obey the road traffic safety laws. Also, you should bring a phone with a downloaded map or an offline map to check the route.

 

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