Ha Giang to Cat Ba Vietnam: Transport Guide

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How to travel from Ha Giang to Cat Ba island, Vietnam?

After exploring the majestic mountains in Ha Giang, Cat Ba island is an excellent stop if you’d like to relax and enjoy the beaches

This article is a handy transportation guide from Ha Giang to Cat Ba island, including ticket prices, timetables, and tips on booking tickets online.

 

Overview

How far is it from Ha Giang to Cat Ba?

The travel distance between Ha Giang to Cat Ba is about 420 km. At the moment, there are no trains between the two destinations, so the only option for you to get there is by bus. 

How long does it take to get to Cat Ba?

The journey takes about 10 hours, including the ferry transfer from Hai Phong to Cat Ba island. Depending on the traffic, the bus may arrive a bit earlier or later than scheduled.

TypeTimeCostTickets
Bus10 hours$28Book tickets

Travel tips

 

Ha Giang to Cat Ba by bus

Good Morning Cat Ba offers daily buses from Ha Giang to Cat Ba island and vice versa, and the total travel time is about 10 hours. 

The journey is a combination of a tourist bus and a limousine bus. First, you will travel by limousine bus (12 seats) from Ha Giang to Hanoi and continue with a 34-seat car from Hanoi to Cat Ba island.

The distance from Ha Giang to Hanoi is about 320 km and about 6.5 hours. Meanwhile, Hanoi to Cat Ba is about 160 km, and it takes about 3.5 hours.

The bus will stop twice on the way for you to rest and grab some food for lunch and diner. You can book tickets online here.

Ha Giang to Cat Ba bus

Bus schedules

ProviderDepartureArrivalTickets
Good Morning Cat Ba7:0017:00Book tickets from $28
Good Morning Cat Ba21:007:00Book tickets from $28

*For the latest schedule and prices, please check here

Offices:

  • Ha Giang office : 55 Minh Khai street, Ha Giang Town, Viet Nam
  • Cat Ba office: 204 1/4 street, Cat Ba Town.

Notes:

  • You should be ready at least 30 mins before departure.


Cat Ba to Ha Giang bus

If you’d like to return to Ha Giang, here is the bus timetable.

ProviderDepartureArrivalTickets
Good Morning Cat Ba7:0017:00Book tickets from $28
Good Morning Cat Ba21:007:00Book tickets from $28

*For the latest schedule and prices, please check here

bus seat