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Getting to catba is very easy and convenient with different choices in the below:
I. HOANG LONG BUS HANOI – HAIPHONG – CAT BA
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 and half hours Hanoi – Hai Phong – Cat Ba ). It cost: 12US$ = 240.000 Vietnam Dong.
Departure time from Hanoi: 5.20; 7.20 ; 11.20 ; 13.20
Arrive in Cat Ba: 9.45; 11.45; 15.45; 17.45
Departure time from Cat Ba: 7.15 ; 9.15 ; 13.15 ; 15.15
Arrive in Hanoi: 11.45; 13.45; 17.45; 19.45
Note: In low season (from October to April), Hoang Long company only open the bus from Hanoi at 7.20, 11.20 and 13.20; From Cat Ba at 9.15; 13.15 and 15.15.
The bus departs at: Luong Yen Bus Station, address: 1 Nguyen Khoai str, Hanoi.
II. HOANG LONG BUS CAT BA – HAI PHONG – HANOI:
Hoang Long takes you by bus and speed boat ( 1 and half hour ), cost 120.000 VND.
From 4 Le Thanh Tong -Hai Phong: 8.00; 10.00; 14.00; 16.00
III. MODERN BUS TRANSFER FROM HANOI – HAI PHONG – CATBA
About three hours from Hanoi to Cat ba, a trip requiring bus, a boat and a minivan, Cat Ba turned out to be the best way to see the bay. Or not quite: it sits on Lan Ha Bay, the southern part of Halong, and is a ruggedly beautiful island in its own right.
Rugged, craggy and jungle-clad Cat Ba, the largest island in Halong Bay, has experienced a tourism surge in recent years. The central hub of Cat Ba Town is now framed by a chain of low-rise concrete hotels along its once-lovely bay, but the rest of the island is largely untouched and as wild as ever. With idyllic Lan Ha Bay just offshore you’ll soon overlook Cat Ba Town’s overdevelopment.
As the pickup from your hotel is included, non road pickup on the way as local buses, plus with speed boat, this combo make your journey 1hour 30 minutes quicker than traditional way using local buses.
Time Table Bus Hanoi to Catba
|DURATION||PICK UP TIME||HANOI – DINH VU||DINH VU- CAI VIENG||CAI VIENG – CAT BA|
|TRANSPORTATION||Open Bus||Speed Boat||Open Bus|
|TIME||2 Hours 30Minutes||25 Minutes||45 Minutes|
|DEPART – ARRIVE||7h15 – 7h45||8h00 – 10h00||10h20 – 10h45||10h45 – 11h30|
|DEPART – ARRIVE||14h00 – 14h30||14h30 – 17h00||17h00 – 17h25||17h25 – 18h15|
Time Table Bus Catba to Hanoi
|DURATION||PICK UP TIME||CAT BA – CAI VIENG||CAI VIENG – DINH VU||DINH VU – HA NOI|
|TRANSPORTATION||Open Bus||SPEED BOAT||Open Bus|
|DEPART – ARRIVE||8h30 – 9h00||9h00 – 9h30||09h30 – 9h55||09h55 – 12h15|
|DEPART – ARRIVE||15h30 – 16h00||16h00 – 16h30||16h30 – 16h55||16h55 – 19h00|
IV. PRIVATE TRANSPORT SERVICE: HANOI – HAI PHONG – CAT BA TOWN OR VICE VERSA.
We can pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi, at Airport or at Hanoi train station by a private car or van, our driver takes you 2 hour though the Red River delta to Hai Phong city. Then connect with a hydrofoil or a high speed boat which takes you 45 minutes or 80 minute ( depends type of speed boats and hydrofoil ) to arrive Cat Ba town.
Cost = 88US$ for a private car = 4 seats; 100US$ for a private mini bus = 16 seats.
+ Cost = 220.000vnd/1 ticket each Monday to Thursday and return way (Cat Ba to Hai Phong) on Friday to Saturday and One way(Hai Phong to Cat Ba) on Sunday
+ Cost = 250.00vnd/1 ticket each Friday to Saturday (One way: Hai Phong to Cat Ba) and return way (Cat Ba to Hai Phong) on Sunday
Pick up or drop at Hanoi Airport extra = 20US$ for a private car = 4 seats; 25US$ for a private mini bus = 16 seats.
Please contact us before, we will prepare for your trip.
V. HYDROFOIL TICKET HAIPHONG – CAT BA OR RETURN
2. DAILY SCHEDULE:
NAME OF EXPRESS BOAT
HAI PHONG – CAT BA
|7:00||Catba Island||60 minutes|
|9:00||Catba Island||60 minutes|
|10:00||Catba Island||60 minutes|
|13:00||Catba Island||60 minutes|
|15:00||Catba Island||60 minutes|
CAT BA – HAI PHONG
|10:00||Catba Island||60 minutes|
|14:00||Catba Island||60 minutes|
|16:00||Catba Island||60 minutes|
Note: In case the large number of customer at the weekend or a big group (over 60 people), we have served a extra – tour (In Request):
+ HAI PHONG – CAT BA: 10.00am
+ CAT BA – HAI PHONG:13.00pm
CAT BA HEAD OFFICE:
Address: 214, 1-4 street, Cat Ba island, Vietnam
Fax: (84-4) 38733793
Hotline:+84-984 919 026
HANOI BOOKING OFFICE:
Address: Hong Ha str, Ba Dinh dist, Hanoi, Vietnam
Fax: (84-4) 37170560
Hotline 24/7:+84-984 919 026