Get to Cat Ba island through Ha Long City

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Get to Cat Ba island through Ha Long City

There is the way from Hanoi to Cat Ba island through Ha Long city, this way may be a little farther than through Hai Phong. There are 2 options you can choose.

Option 1

From Ha Noi you can take a bus or car to Ha Long city, stopping at Tuan Chau harbor. There are tourist boats to Cat Ba town, taking 4 hours (10 USD).

Tuan Chau harbor
Tuan Chau harbor

Departure time:

  • From Tuan Chau: 13h00
  • From Cat Ba : 8h00

Option 2

Take a car, motor bike or bicycle from Hanoi to Ha Long city, then to Tuan Chau island. There is Tuan Chau ferry to Gia Luan harbor – Cat Ba island, you can drive 30 minutes from Gia Luan harbor to Cat Ba town. The daily ferry so easily as it is operated every 1 hour from 6h00 AM till 18h00 PM. It takes only 45 – 50 minutes per ferry journey.  In the high season it departs in every 30 minutes.

Tuan Chau ferry
Tuan Chau ferry

The price is very reasonable but satisfaction and security guaranteed:

  • Walker: 70 000 VND = 3 USD
  • Motorbike:  10 000 VND = 0.5 USD
  • Less than 9 pax Van:   100 000 VND = 4.5 USD
  • From 9 pax to 16 pax Van: 350 000 VND = 16 USD