Located on the coastal area, 190 km from Hanoi the city is on the gulf of Tonkin and the Ha Long Bay natural limestone islands/islets and rock formations cover an area of some 1,500 km2.
International Airports servicing Ha Long:
Hai Phong – International Airport Cat Bi (HPH) to the west of the city and 65 KM from Ha Long (60 minutes transfer time to Ha Long)
Ha Long – Van Don International Airport to the north east of the city and 53 KM from Ha Long. (45 minutes transfer time to Ha Long)
Hanoi – Noi Bai International Airport located outside the capital city of Vietnam and 193 km from Ha Long (2.5 to 3 hour transfer time to Ha Long)
Ha Long Bay is located in Quang Ninh Province, northeast Vietnam, just 180 km east of Hanoi; surrounded by Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Island, Tuan Chau Island and Ha Long City.