Quang Ninh Tourist Information

IDD code: 84 – 33

TRANSPORT

   Ha Long is 45 km from Cam Pha Town, 55km from Hai Phong and 155km from Ha Noi.

AIR

   Northern Service Flight Company (182 Truong Chinh Rd., Ha Noi; Tel: 04-852-3451, Fax: 04-563-1111) offers a helicopter flight every Saturday from Ha Noi, departing at 8am at Gia Lam Airport and arriving in Ha Long at 3pm. Price: US$175 per person.

TRAIN

   Take the train from Ha Noi's Yen Vien Railway Station (Tel: 04-878 4661) to Ha Long Railway Station (Ha Long Rd., Gieng Day Ward, Bai Chay, Ha Long City; Tel: 845 309)

BUS

   Bai Chay Bus Station (Tel: 846 416) is nearby Bai Chay Post Office. Buses and air-conditioned minibuses leave Ha Noi's Gia Lam Bus Station for Bai Chay. It take about 3 hours and 30 minutes.

   Buses leave from Bai Chay daily for Hai Phong, Da Nang, Ho Chi minh City, and Nha Trang City (Khanh Hoa Province) and other provinces.

BOAT

   Daily boats leave from the dock in Hon Gai Town (Tel: 825 187) for Binh Wharf in Hai Phong City (Tel: 031-384 2927) and take about three hours.

   From Ha Long to Cat Ba: daily ferries run between Hon Gai and Cat Hai Island (about 2 hours). From Cat Hai you can take another boat to Cat Ba (about one hour).

High-speed boats:

   Two high-speed boats run daily between Bai Chay and Mong Cai (1 hour and 50 minutes).

- From Bai Chay, boats depart at 8am and 1pm (at High-Speed Dock). It takes 15 minutes from Mui Ngoc to Mong Cai by car.

- From Mong Cai, boats leave for Bai Chay at 9am and 2pm (at Mui Ngoc Dock) and arrive in Bai Chay High-Speed Dock and Hon Gai Dock (Bach Dang Ward, Tel: 825 187).

   A journey in eaxh direction takes about 2 hours. Ticket booking office in Bai Chay is located near Bai Chay Ferry on Ha Long Rd.; Tel: 826 274

Besides that, high-speed boats run between:

+ Ha Long – Cat Ba

+ Hai Phong – Cat Ba

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

TAXI

In Ha Long

Ha Long Taxi    Tel: 626 262

Mai Linh Taxi    Tel: 628 628

Hon Gai Taxi      Tel: 848 484

In Mong Cai

Ha Long Taxi     Tel: 887 887/ 884 884

Hon Gai Taxi      Tel: 884 885

In Cam Pha

Mai Linh Taxi     Tel: 867 867

MOTORBIKE

   Taxi motorbikes are available almost everywhere in the city. Taxi-motorbikes in Ha Long are quite good.

QUANG NINH TOURISM DEPARTMENT

Address: 166 Le Thanh Tong St., Ha Long City

Telephone: 845 026/ 845 921

Fax: 845 027

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