How to get to Cat Ba Island from Ha Long bay

How to get to Cat Ba island from Ha Long bay ?. There is no ferry from Ha Long to Cat Ba directly, so below is how it is

Ha Long Bay
Ha Long bay

1. Ferry from Tuan Chau island – Gia Luan Pier

– Take taxi from BAI CHAY pier to TUAN CHAU ISLAND: 130,000 VND ($6.5USD)

– Catch ferry from TUAN CHAU ISLAND to GIA LUAN pier: 50,000 VND/ticket

– Catch public bus from GIA LUAN to CAT BA town (20,000 VND)

– Pick up by car at Cat Ba town to Cat Ba Eco Lodge


– Ferry departure at 15h00 PM

– We have private bus drop off our client at Gia Luan Pier at 17h00, so if you can wait for us there, we can take you to Cat Ba Eco Lodge. It costs you only $10US for 2 people. Arrive in our lodge at 18h00

2. Junk overnight package from Hanoi

(just applied to whom being on booked package junk overnight from Hanoi)

Please double check with your tour guide about any chance to get to Cat Ba island during your travel with them on the Junk, it’s good if you can get on Cat Ba island at BEN BEO pier or GIA LUAN pier any time of the day

3. Third option:

– Get to BAI CHAY pier, buy the ticket to Cat Ba town on group Junk.This costs you $10US/person for everything.

– Departure at BAI CHAY pier at 12h00 AM

– Arrive in Cat Ba town at 19h00 PM​