How to get to Cat Ba Island from Hai Phong

How to get to Cat Ba from Hai Phong? The shortest way to go from Hai Phong to Cat Ba is by Got ferry, speed boat or Cat Ba cable car. Those are the best ways.

How to get to Cat Ba from Hai Phong

How to get to Cat Ba from Hai Phong

I suppose you are not familiar with any of the places mentioned here so before we get down to the road of island - port – ferry terminal – flyover – etc., here are 3 parts of the journey with their associated spots:

(1) In Hai Phong City (mainland), we have a very important spot: Binh ferry terminal.

(2) Then we have the transit island called Cat Hai Island. In this island, please remember the Got ferry terminal.

(3) Finally, our final destination – Cat Ba Island. There’s two spots to remember: Cai Vieng ferry terminal and Phu Long port.

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See the map below to have a better visualization.

See the map below to have a better visualization

Now it’s time to choose the route that fits you the best.

Option 1: You can take speedboat from Binh ferry terminal and go directly to Cat Ba Island (~250,000 VND – 60 mins). It’s fast but expensive.

Binh Speed boat

Timeline of Binh speed boat

Binh to Cat BaCat Ba to Binh

Option 2: You can go to the flyover called Tan Vu – Lach Huyen that connect the mainland to Cat Hai Island.

Tan Vu - Lach Huyen Bridge

There’s a parking lot at the Got ferry terminal where you can park your motorbike/car or you can just bring them with you and pay some extra fees.

Then from Got ferry terminal in this island, you take ferry (12,000 VND – every 30 minutes from 5 AM to 19 PM - duration: 30 mins) or speedboat (80,000 VND – duration: 8 mins) to Cat Ba Island.

Depends of what means you choose, you will arrive in different places in Cat Ba Island. When you arrive in Cat Ba Island, take the bus to center town. Distance 23km.

Got Ferry price

Got Ferry
Ticket typePrice
Traveler12,000 VND / person
Motorbike45,000 VND / bike
Under-9-seat car190,000 VND / car
9-to-24-seat car210,000 VND / car
24-to-32-seat car240,000 VND / car
Over-32-seat car330,000 VND / car

Timeline Got Ferry

Departure time
No.Got PierCai Vieng
15h30’ (big ferry)5h00’ (big ferry)
26h00’ (big ferry)5h30’ (big ferry)
36h30’ (big ferry)6h00’ (big ferry)
58h00’ (big ferry)7h30’ (big ferry)
79h00’(big ferry)8h30’ (big ferry)
89h30’ (big ferry)9h00’ (big ferry)
910h00’ (big ferry)9h30’ (big ferry)
1010h30’ (big ferry)10h00’ (big ferry)
1211h30’ (big ferry)11h00’ ((big ferry)
1412h30’ (big ferry)12h00’ (big ferry)
1613h30’ (big ferry)13h00’ (big ferry)
1814h30’ (big ferry)14h00’ (big ferry)
2015h30’ (big ferry)15h00’ (big ferry)
2216h30’ (big ferry)16h00’ (big ferry)
2317h00’ (big ferry)16h30’ (big ferry)
2417h30’ (big ferry)17h00’ (big ferry)
2518h00’(big ferry)17h30’ (big ferry)
Got Speed boat

Timeline of Got speed boat

Time for GotTime for Phù Long

Option 3: Bus Hai Phong to Cat Ba

Bus Hai Phong to Cat Ba

Price from:150.000đ/ pax
Vehicle:Car & Speed Boat

Timeline of bus

From Binh From Cat Ba

Office address: 16 Ben Binh and 41 Ben Binh, Hong Bang, Hai Phong

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