Hai Phong Airport to Hanoi

Hai Phong Airport to Hanoi is a car rental package we provide for travelers who look for reliable transfers from Cat Bi airport to Hanoi Vietnam. The package includes a private car with driver for one-way transfer from Hai Phong Cat Bi airport to Hanoi city center.


Hai Phong Airport to Hanoi is a car rental package we provide for travelers who look for reliable transfers from Cat Bi airport to Hanoi Vietnam. The package includes a private car with driver for one-way transfer from Hai Phong Cat Bi airport to Hanoi city center.


Itinerary: Hai Phong airport to Hanoi

Upon your arrival at Cat Bi international airport in Hai Phong city, you will be greeted by our local driver. He will be waiting for you at the exit gate of Cat Bi Airport Terminal, hanging a welcome signboard with your name on. Transfer directly to Hanoi. You will be dropped off either at your hotel or given address in downtown Hanoi. The end of Vietnam Car Hire’s service.

What’s included?

  • Private vehicle with driver.
  • Gasoline.
  • Bottled drinking water provided in the car.
  • Toll fees.
  • Transportation insurance.
  • Government taxes.

What’s NOT included?

  • Tour guide.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Accommodation.
  • Food, beverage.
  • Drinks at mealtime.
  • Tips.


Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. It covers an area of 3,328.9 square kilometres (1,285 sq mi). With an estimated population of 8.1 million as of 2019, it is the second largest city in Vietnam. The metropolitan area, encompassing nine additional neighboring provinces, has an estimated population of 20 millions. Located in the northwest of the Red River Delta, Hanoi is the commercial, cultural, and educational centre of Northern Vietnam.

Originally a small settlement along the banks of the Red River, the city was founded as Thang Long, the capital of Imperial Vietnam, in 1010 by monarch Ly Thai To. Thang Long would remain the most important political and cultural centre of Vietnam until 1802, when the Nguyen dynasty, the last imperial dynasty of Vietnam, moved the capital to Hue. Thang Long renamed to its current name Hanoi in 1831. In 1873, Hanoi was conquered by the French, and from 1883 to 1945, the city was the capital of French Indochina. The French colonisation left a lasting impact on the city’s architecture that is visible today, as showcased through the juxtaposition of traditional Vietnamese architecture and French-styled avenues and edifices in the city center.

According to Mastercard’s 2019 report, Hanoi is Vietnam’s most visited city (15th in Asia Pacific), with 4.8 million overnight international visitors in 2018. Hanoi is sometimes dubbed the “Paris of the East” for its French influences. With its tree-fringed boulevards, more than two dozen lakes and thousands of French colonial-era buildings, Hanoi is a popular tourist destination.

The tourist destinations in Hanoi are generally grouped into two main areas: the Old Quarter and the French Quarter(s). The “Old Quarter” is in the northern half of Hoan Kiem District with small street blocks and alleys, and a traditional Vietnamese atmosphere. Many streets in the Old Quarter have names signifying the goods (“hàng”) the local merchants were or are specialized in. For example, “Hàng Bạc” (silver stores) still have many stores specializing in trading silver and jewelries.

Two areas are generally called the “French Quarters”: the governmental area in Ba Dinh District and the south of Hoan Kiem District. Both areas have distinctive French Colonial style villas and broad tree-lined avenues. The political center of Vietnam, Ba Dinh has a high concentration of Vietnamese government headquarters, including the Presidential Palace, the National Assembly and several ministries and embassies, most of which used administrative buildings of colonial French Indochina. The One Pillar Pagoda, the Lycée du Protectorat and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum are also in Ba Dinh. South of Hoan Kiem’s “French Quarter” has several French-Colonial landmarks, including the Hanoi Opera House, the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel, the National Museum of Vietnamese History (formerly the École française d’Extrême-Orient), and the St. Joseph’s Cathedral. Most of the French-Colonial buildings in Hoan Kiem are now used as foreign embassies.

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Frequently asked questions

How to get from Hai Phong airport to Hanoi?

There are several ways for getting from Hai Phong Airport to Hanoi. You can book a private car with driver; take a train, taxi or local buses. At vietnamcarhire.com we only offer one option for this route:

  • Rent a private car with driver.

How far is Hai Phong airport from Hanoi?

The distance from Cat Bi airport to Hanoi is approximately 130 km (via QL5B).

How long does it take to get from Hai Phong airport to Hanoi?

The travel time from Cat Bi Airport to Hanoi takes about 2.5 hours by car. It might be slower/faster depending on vehicle’s type, means of transport, road traffic or the roads you will take.

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Hai Phong Car Rental

Vietnam Car Hire (vietnamcarhire.com) is a local transport company. We have a big fleet of vehicle including 4, 5 seat cars, sedan, 7, 8 seat mpv, suv, 15, 16 mivivan, minibus, 29, 35, 45 coach, buses offering a wide selection of car rental packages in Hai Phong city as well as in the northeast Vietnam. Options include airport pick up, private transfer, car rental with driver, private car hire. We also have pickup trucks and box trucks to rent out (with driver) for self-guided bicycle, motorbike tours. The car rental package above – Cat Bi Airport to Hanoi is only a sample car rental package that might need to be adjusted to fit your personal requirements. Please contact us for more information about car rental rates and availability in Hai Phong Vietnam.

Additional Information

Pick-up location

Drop-off location


2.5 hours

Distance limit

130 km


The itineraries provided are for examples only.

Working time

Working time (including lunch time and personal time rest for driver): 8:00AM – 5:00PM (full day car rental); 8:00 AM – 12:00PM or 1:00PM – 5:00PM (half day car rental). Out of this range (using the car before 8:00AM and/or after 5:00PM), there is an overtime charge. Using the car before 6:00AM and/or after 10:00PM is subject to agreement.

Limitation of distance

There is limitation of distance. In case of excess, a surcharge will be applied.

Pickup/Drop-off location

Pickup/Drop-off are supposed to be in city center.


The full payment is required to confirm the booking.


Our vehicle is provided with fuel and driver. We don’t rent car without driver.

Our price has been quoted on cash payment basis. If payment is made via bank transfer or credit card (non-cash), bank charges will be for sender.

Our price is net including government tax and services charges.

The rental cost may include toll fees, parking fees (travel itinerary is needed for quotation). For monthly car rental, car rental for business trip, toll fees, parking fees are not included – unless you would like us to include these in the quote. Working agenda, trip plan will be required for quotation.

English-speaking driver

Our driver speaks little English only. If you need a person who speaks fluently English/French/German/Chinese/Spanish, we highly recommend you booking a tour guide with an extra charge.


Tipping is not included in the rental price.

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