Which is the
best way to get to Halong bay from Cat Ba
island? This article will give you some suggestions.
Over the past few years, cruise ships from Hai Phong
traveling to Halong bay would be investigated by Quang
Ninh province's forces. Travelers who would like to
visit the cave, the islands of Ha Long Bay has the only
way of getting to Quang Ninh territory in order to
visit Halong bay. Many travel businesses are upset as they
cannot take guests from
Lan Ha Bay in Cat Ba island to
Ha Long Bay.
The most convenient and secure way to help travelers
easily travel from Cat Ba to Ha Long is by ferry or
speedboat. Thus, one of the problems is if travelers
start their tour from a Cat Ba cruise ship will not be
to allowed to go to Ha Long. The question is which
option is available if visitors want to go to Cat Ba to
To move from Cat Ba to Ha Long Bay in the most
convenient way, visitors can take the ferry from the Gia
Luan port of
Cat Ba island to Tuan Chau island through
Ha Long Bay.
Cat Ba - Tuan Chau ferry: This is the most important and
fastest waterway. Each day, there are 5-7 ferries,
operating at about 45 minutes per trip. The ferry is
fully equipped with life-saving facilities,
fire-fighting, medical and land communications in
accordance with the standard ferry.
With a capacity of 200 passengers each time, carrying at
the same time 25 cars of all kinds from 4 - 50 seaters.
The difference and most convenient when taking this
ferry is that you have to get on a single ferry so the
time is shortened 45 to 60 minutes compared to the other
ferries, only 1 hour. This time factor saves visitors
getting tired, thus increasing the time to visit Cat Ba
from Tuan Chau or vice versa.
In addition to saving time, what makes visitors feel
excited when choosing the ferry is a panoramic view of
Bai Chay Bridge, Ba Hang fishing village, Fighting cock
islet, Gia Luan fishery place. Along with the wonderful
scenery, pleasant fresh air, on way from Gia Luan ferry
to Cat Ba center, tourists will be passing Hoa Cuong
cave, Cat Ba national park,
Below is the fares for Tuan Chau - Cat Ba ferry:
Schedule of Tuan Chau - Cat Ba ferry is fixed in time
frame before April 30 and after April 30 as the National
- From April 30 to September 30:
• Cat Ba - Tuan Chau: 9h00, 11h30, 13h00, 15h00, 16h00.
• Tuan Chau - Cat Ba: 7h30, 9h00, 11h30, 13h30, 15h00.
From 1 October to 29 April:
• Cat Ba - Tuan Chau: 9h00, 13h00, 16h00.
• Tuan Chau - Cat Ba: 7h30, 11h30, 15h00.
Note: If you travel in high domestic season from May to
August ferry is very busy and you have to wait long, it
would be much faster if you go without a car, if you go
by car you must go early and wait in the car line. If
you come late you will have to wait 1 or 2 ferries.
High speed boat Good Morning Cat Ba: The high speed boat
operates on the route Bai Chay - Tuan Chau - Gia Luan -
Cat Ba Town is one of the options chosen by the groups
as the cost is 180,000 VND per person (maximum of 13
passengers a trip).