Ha Giang is a must-visit destination in North Vietnam. Ha Giang's terrain is quite dangerous with steep mountains, high passes, abyss, winding curves, which make it a bit different to travel here. There is currently no train from Hanoi to Ha Giang. If you are planning to travel to Ha Giang from Hanoi, you have the choice of traveling by sleeper bus, limousine, motorbike or private car.

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The distance from Hanoi to Ha Giang is about 300km. However, due to the difficult terrain, many bends on the sleeves, it will take about 6 hours if you go by car. You can catch intercity trips or travel by yourself by means such as motorbikes, cars - however, it requires operators to have experience with difficult roads.

Travel from Hanoi to Ha Giang

The beauty of Ha Giang - Source: diGital Senn

I - Traveling from Hanoi to Ha Giang by bus

1 - Sleeper bus

This choice is suitable for those who want to rest, especially the elderly and children. The total route is about 300km. On average, it will take you about 6 hours.

Hanoi to Ha Giang by bus

Flatbed cars - Source: Fb BangPhan

If you take a local bus at My Dinh bus station or Giap Bat bus station, you will have many options. You can refer to the following garage:
Bang Phan bus
- Route: Giap Bat bus station - Ha Giang bus station
- Departure time: 20:00
- Arrival time: 3:00
- Ticket price: 190,000 VND/person (about $8.2 / person)
- Contact: 0917.898.898 - 0915.223.171 - 0219.388.7867
Hung Thanh bus
- Route: My Dinh bus station - Ha Giang bus station
- Departure time: 8:30, 10:05, 14:30, 19:30
- Ticket price: 200,000 - 250,000 VND/way ($8.67 - 10.84)
- Contact: 0988 287 741 - 0989 416 416 - 0974 888 555 - 0913 534 722
Besides that, you can also take a bus to Ha Giang from Hanoi Old Quarter. The fare is more expensive, ranging from 350,000 - 400,000 VND/person (about $15 - 18). You can catch the bus at 7am or 7pm to get to Ha Giang. The characteristic of most cars going from the old town is that guests are often picked up from hotels, specialized services for foreign passengers, so it is convenient to communicate as well as other travel services. You can ask the hotel reception to book your ticket.

2 - Limousine bus

Limousine bus from Hanoi to Ha Giang is an ideal choice. It has a fast moving feature of picking up and dropping off passengers in the central area of ​​Hanoi and Ha Giang city. This is a luxury mode of transport, each car can only carry up to 9 passengers, the seats and interior amenities have been revised to provide maximum comfort. Moreover, the garage also has a very convenient door-to-door service. 

Limousine bus from Hanoi to Ha Giang

Limousine Buses - Source: Vntraveller

You can contact some of the following garage:
Ha Giang Express limousine
- Route: My Dinh bus station - Ha Giang bus station
- Departure time: 20:30
- Arrival time: 3:00
- Ticket price: 350,000 VND / person (about $15 / person)
Ngoc Cuong Limousine 
- Route: Giap Bat bus station - Bac Quang district bus station
- Departure time: 7:00 and 14:00.
- Ticket price: 300,000 VND / person (about $13 / person)

II - Traveling from Hanoi to Ha Giang by motorbike

It takes about 7 hours to ride a motorbike to Ha Giang from Hanoi. There are two routes to choose from: passing through Highway 2 or passing through National Highway 32. This form of transportation helps you save on travel costs. However, the travel time is quite long, the road is difficult, so this is not a suitable choice for those with weak health or inexperience driving.

Hanoi to Ha Giang by motorbike

Ha Giang travel street - Source: Mnh Bach Truong

Some motorbike rental addresses in Hanoi:
- Price: from 70,000 VND / day (about $3 / day)
- Address: 63 Nguyen Kha Trac, Cau Giay, Hanoi
Phung motorbike
- Price: from 40,000 VND / day (about $2 / day)
- Address: 13 Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
Gia Hung motorbike retail
- Price: from 70,000 VND / day (about $3 / day)
- Address: 41 Ngo Huyen, Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

III - Traveling from Hanoi to Ha Giang by private car

For this form of car rental, the price depends on the manual or automatic transmission and the car manufacturer. The car rental price is also dependent on the time of car rental, night stay, excess km, VAT. However, this format is good for private family travel. You can refer to some of the providers below:
Trang Minh DV & Company Limited
- Rental price: from 800,000 - 1,300,000 VND /day/ car (about $35 - 56 / day)
- Address: 1130G La Thanh, Hanoi
- Website:
Van Minh car rental service
- Price: from 500,000 - 1,300,000 / car / 12 hours (about $22 - 56 / car / 12 hours)
- Address: No. 25B, Lane 120 Yen Lang, Ward Thinh Quang, Dong Da District, Hanoi
- Website:   
Above are general information and travel experiences from Hanoi to Ha Giang. Hopefully, the information we provide has helped visitors to have more knowledge and prepare an interesting trip when travelling to Ha Giang.

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