How to get Cat Ba island from Hanoi

There are some ways to get Cat Ba Island from Hanoi. You can choose one of the best ways to get there depend on your programme & budget as followed guides

I. HANOI – HAI PHONG – CAT BA

Option 1: The Hoang Long Transportation Company takes you from Hanoi to Hai Phong by bus then connects with a high speed boat to Cat Ba town ( 4 hours Ha Noi – Hai Phong – Cat Ba ).

It cost: US$ 12

Departure time from Hanoi: 5.20 ; 7.20 ; 11.20 ; 13.20

Arrive in Cat Ba: 9.30; 11.30; 15.30; 17.30

Departure time from Cat Ba: 7.15 ; 9.15 ; 13.15 ; 15.15

Arrive in Hanoi: 11.20; 13.20; 17.20; 19.20

The bus departs at: Luong Yen Bus Station (No 1 – Nguyen Khoai Street – Hai Ba Trung District – Hanoi)

You can buy ticket at:

- Head office address: 28 – Tran Nhat Duat – Hanoi. Tel: 04.39282828

- Hoang Long office: 505 Minh Khai - Hanoi

- Luong Yen bus station

Bus Hoang Long from Hanoi to Hai Phong city

Option 2: Monkey Island Resort takes you 3 hours from Hanoi to Hai Phong city by private mini bus and connects with hydrofoil to Cat Ba Island (It takes 1 hour more).  It cost 100US$/ group 2 persons

Please be noted that you should depart from Hanoi at 06.00, 10.00 or12.00 to catch on time hydrofoils departing from Haiphong to Cat Ba Island at  9.00, 13.00, 15.00

Hydrofoil from Hai Phong city to Cat Ba Island

II. HAI PHONG - CAT BA

Option1: Hoang Long Transportation Company takes you by bus from 4 Le Thanh Tong -Hai Phong city then connect with high speed boat to Cat Ba Town( 1 and half hour ). It costs 150.000 VND.

Contact Hoang Long office in Hai Phong. Tel 0313.552866

High speed boat from Dinh Vu harbor to Cai Vieng Harbour

Option 2: Take a car, motor bike to Dinh Vu ferry station (Hai Phong city) then take the slow ferry to Cat Hai island. Drive 7 km to the Got ferry station then take the ferry to Cai Vieng harbor. After that, driving 40 mins to Cat Ba town. It takes totally 3 hours from Dinh Vu ferry station to Cat Ba Island. The cost is very cheap.

Slow ferry to Cat Hai Island

Option 3: You can take a bus or car from Ha Noi to Hai Phong, stopping at Ben Binh ferry station.

There are Hydrofoils to Cat Ba town, taking 45 minutes, the cost is 10US$

Hydrofoils timetable:

From Haiphong:  9.00, 13.00, 15.00

From Cat Ba: 10.00, 14.00; 16.00

Hydrofoil to Cat Ba Island

III. HA NOI - HA LONG CITY - CAT BA:

Option 1: Monkey Island Resort Company takes you 3 hour 30 minutes from Hanoi to Tuan Chau harbour then get on tourist boat to visit Halong bay (4 hours) then stop at Gia Luan harbor. In the late afternoon, a mini bus takes you from Gia Luan harbor to Cat Ba Town. It takes totally 9 hours from Hanoi to Cat Ba. Cost: 40 US$/ person

Departure time from Hanoi: 8.00

Monkey Island Cruise on Halong Bay

Option 2: Monkey Island Resort Company takes you 3 hour 30 minutes from Hanoi to Tuan Chau harbor then connects with a canoe to get Gia Luan Harbour. After that, a mini bus takes you from Gia Luan harbor to Cat Ba Town. It takes totally 5 hours from Hanoi to Cat Ba. Cost: 40 US$/ person

Departure time from Hanoi: 8.00

Canoe from Tuan Chau harbour to Gia Luan harhour

Option 3: Take a car, motor bike from Hanoi to Tuan Chau island. There is Tuan Chau ferry to Gia Luan harbour - Cat Ba island every hour then you can drive 30 minutes from Gia Luan harbour to Cat Ba town. The price is very reasonable

Walker: 1US$

Motobike: 2US$

Less than 9 pax Van: VND 5US$

From 9 pax to 16 pax Van: 7US$

Ferry from Tuan Chau harhour

References:

Combo ticket from Hanoi to CatBa island by Hoang Long bus company

Speed boat from Hai Phong to Cat Ba Town

Private transfer Hanoi - Hai Phong - Catba

Hanoi - Halong city - Cat Ba island

Go by ferry from Tuan Chau Island ( Halong bay) to Catba Island





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