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Which Airport Should I Choose As Entry Port When Apply Vietnam Visa To Visit Ha Long Bay?

I’m Going To Visit Ha Long Bay In Vietnam. Can I Enter Vietnam Through Cat Bi International Airport With Visa On Arrival? Or I Need To Fly To Noi Bai Airport In Ha Noi City ?

Ha Long Bay is an UNESCO World Heritage Site where many people desire to explore and enjoy its natural beauty. As before, every traveler has to fly to Noi Bai international airport (in Ha Noi capital) and take a bus or train to Ha Long city.

Recent years, Cat Bi international airport is a better choice. From this airport, it just takes you about 60km to Ha Long Bay. Therefore, you just need to take a flight to Cat Bi international airport directly and take a bus to Ha Long Bay within only 1 hour and a half.

For Vietnam Visa On Arrival, all citizens are allowed to apply for it. Besides that, Cat Bi international airport is also one of the six ones which accepts Visa On Arrival.

In order to know more about how to apply for Visa On Arrival at Cat Bi international airport, you can  read the detailed steps to get visa in Cat Bi airport via our website.

Take note:

There are some international airports that you can take a flight to Cat Bi airport, for example:

  • Seoul Incheon international airport in South Korea
  • Bangkok Suvarnabhumi international airport in Thailand

You can transit in one of these two airports before coming to Vietnam. In addition, if you are in another country which do not have direct flight to Cat Bi airport, you can take a flight to Noi Bai international airport which also accepts Visa On Arrival. Then, you will take a bus to Ha Long Bay (2 hours and half for transfer by bus).


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