Hanoi to Catba by hydrofoil

Cat Ba is one of the most beautiful island with natural sceneries, rich of fauna & flora in National Park, beaches, numerous islets, fishing village…Travelling from Hanoi to Cat Ba island nowadays much easier with some choices; You can discover Ha Long Bay then take a ferry to Cat Ba island by ferry from Tuan Chau habour in Ha Long City or taking hydrofoil from Hai Phong City to Cat Ba island. The schedule detail will help you chose the best way from Hanoi to Cat Ba.

From Hanoi to Catba via Halong bay:

Tuan Chau island located 15km from the center of Ha Long city with around 20’ driving. Considering as an island but Tuan Chau is very easy to access by car as connected road. The ferry to Cat Ba Island takes around 45’ from Tuan Chau habour. On arrival Gia Luan habour in Cat Ba island, you can take shuttle bus or private car through lush park to Cat Ba town.

Ferry schedule:

From

To

Depart ( time)

Arrival (time)

Rates

Ha Long bay

CatBa Island
07:30
09:00
11:30
13:30
15:00

08:15
09:45
12:15
14:15
15:45

10US$

CatBa Island

HaLong bay
09:00
11:30
13:00
15:00
16:00

09:45
12:15
13:45
15:45
16:45

10US$

  • Shuttle bus from Gia Luan habour to Cat Ba Town about 5US$/pax
  • Private car from Gia Luan habour to Cat Ba Town: 30US$/car

From Hanoi to Catba via Hai phong city

  If not planning visit Ha Long Bay, the route Hanoi to Cat Ba island through Hai Phong should be a good choice. There are some kinds of express boat, hydrofoil, ferry from Hai Phong to Cat Ba and vice verse but just few suited with traveler; Hoang Yen, Tan Hai hydrofoil and Hoang Long Express.

Hoang Yen & Tan Hai Victory are the same management that departs from Binh habour in Hai Phong to Ca habour in center of Cat Ba Town. It takes around 45’ running and you don’t need to take the shuttle bus from the habour to the town.
Hoang Long Express boat: They offer a package from Hanoi to Cat Ba island by combination shuttle bus & express boat. The transfer package included shuttle bus from Hanoi to Hai Phong City (No 4 Le Thanh Tong Street, Hai Phong City), mini bus from the office to Dinh Vu habour (about 30’ driving), express boat from Dinh Vu habour in Hai Phong to Vieng habour in Cat Ba island (about 20’ running) and shuttle bus from Vieng habour to Cat Ba town (about 30’ driving)

Timetable & schedule:

From

To

Boat

Depart (time)

Arrival (time)

Rates

Hai Phong City

Cat Ba Island

Hoang Yen hydrofoil

09:00
11:00
13:30
16:00

09:45
11:45
14:15
16:45

12US$

Tan Hai Victory

07:00
08:45

07:45
09:25

12US$

HanoiCat Ba Island

Hoang Long Express
05:20
07:20
11:20
13:20

10:00
11:00
15:30
18:00

18US$

Cat Ba Island

Hai Phong City

Hoang Yen hydrofoil

10:00
12:30
14:45

10:45
13:15
15:30

12US$

Tan Hai Victory

15:00

15:45

12US$

Catba IslandHanoiHoang Long Express07:15
09:15
13:15
15:15

12:00
14:00
18:00
20:00

18US$

Notes:

  • The timetable can be changed due to season (high season in from May to August)
  • The price can be changed without notices
  • Surcharge for ticket delivery at hotel upon request.
  • Children policies:
    • Free of charge for kid under 3 years old
    • Kids from 3 to 8 years old will be charged a half fee of adult rate
    • Children from 8 years will be charged as adult rate.
  • For further detail or timetable per season, please contact us at info@vietnamairporttransfer.com before planning your trip.