Buses is the important and porpular mean in Halong.
Buses from Halong City to Hanoi (50,000d, 3.5 hours) leave from Mien Tay bus station (Ca Lan street) in Bai Chay every 15 minutes. Buses to Hai Phong (40000d, 1.5 hours) depart every 20 minutes from here.
Most buses to northeastern destinations start from Mien Tay bus station before passing through Hon Gai bus station ( Le Loi street). Buses for Mong Cai (60,000d, six hours) and Cua Ong (20,000d, 1.5 hours) for Van Don Island (Dao Cai Bau) depart regularly during daylight hours