Get to Cat Ba from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

890
Get to Cat Ba from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
Get to Cat Ba from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

We suggest traveling through Hai Phong city, not Ha Long city. You will find numerous scams in Ha Long City, and it’s difficult to get to Cat Ba.

>> Go from Hai Phong to Cat Ba island

From Hanoi

– Fast and reliable: Hoang Long Bus/Speed Boat/Bus Combination.

Hoang Long bus
Hoang Long bus

– Price: 170,000 – 250,000 VND (may fluctuate seasonally)

– Duration: 4.5 hours (Hanoi to Cat Ba Town)
– Departures from Hanoi: 

  • 5:20 AM, 7:20 AM, 11:20 AM , 1:20 PM on high season:may, june, july, august.
  • 7:20 AM, 11:20 AM on low season

– Departures from Cat Ba:

  • 7:15 AM, 9:15 AM, 1:15 PM, 3:15 PM on may.june,july,august,september
  • 9:15 AM, 1:15 AM on low season

If you be in Ha Noi one day before going to Cat Ba island you can booking tickets with Hoang Long bus company at: 28 Tran Nhat Duat street in old quarter. Or straight to Luong Yen bus station to buy Hoang Long bus tickets.

Luong Yen bus station
Luong Yen bus station

From Ho Chi Minh city

Flying from Ho Chi Minh city (SGN) to Hai Phong (HPH) and then take taxi from Hai Phong Cat Bi airport to Bính pier:200 000 VND (10 USD), continue get hydrofoil to Cat Ba island. We high recommend for Vietnam Airlines because it safe for you and no cancellations trip.

Hai Phong Cat Bi airport
Hai Phong Cat Bi airport

Departures from Hai Phong  to Cat ba island at Binh pier

  • Hydrofoil depart at : 7h am, 9h am, 1h pm, 3h pm. It take 45 minute to Cat Ba town

Price from september to April is 180 000 vnd(8,5 usd each), from may to august is 220 000-250 000 VND each( 11 USD).