There are 7 ways to get from Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by bus and ferry, train, ferry, bus or plane

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Bus and ferry, train via Ha Noi  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Cat Ba Hai Phong to Ha Noi
  2. Take the train from Hanoi to Minh Le Hanoi

$55 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Cat Ba to Ben xe Nuoc Ngam
  2. Take the bus from Ben xe Nuoc Ngam to Dong Hoi Quang Binh

$18 - $27

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Bus and ferry, train  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Cat Ba to 28 Tran Nhat Duat
  2. Take the train from Hanoi to Minh Le Hanoi

$45 - $71

Ferry, train  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hai Phong - Ben Binh Pier
  2. Take the train from Hai Phong to Ha Noi
  3. Take the train from Hanoi to Minh Le

$52 - $76

Ferry, train to Hanoi, fly to Dong Hoi  •  9 h

  1. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hai Phong - Ben Binh Pier
  2. Take the train from Hai Phong to Long Bien
  3. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Dong Hoi (VDH) HAN - VDH

$109 - $363

Ferry, train to Hanoi, fly to Vinh, train  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hai Phong - Ben Binh Pier
  2. Take the train from Hai Phong to Long Bien
  3. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Vinh (VII) HAN - VII
  4. Take the train from Vinh to Minh Le

$79 - $314

Ferry to Haiphong, fly to Danang, train  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cat Ba to Hai Phong - Ben Binh Pier
  2. Fly from Haiphong (HPH) to Danang (DAD) HPH - DAD
  3. Take the train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi

$57 - $223

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The cheapest way to get from Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is to bus and ferry and bus which costs $17 - $27 and takes 17 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is to ferry and train and fly which costs $100 - $370 and takes 9 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. However, there are services departing from Cat Ba and arriving at Phong Nha Ke Bang via Ben xe Nuoc Ngam and Dong Hoi Quang Binh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 1 min.

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The distance between Cát Bà and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is 355 km.

The best way to get from Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 15 h 40 min and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 15 h 40 min to get from Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, including transfers.

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Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, depart from Cat Ba station.

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The quickest flight from Hanoi Airport to Dong Hoi Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, arrive at Dong Hoi Quang Binh station.

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Vietjet Air, Vietnam Airlines and Vietnam Air Services Company(VASCO) offer flights from Hanoi Airport to Dong Hoi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
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  • Distance: 222 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 40 min

What companies run services between Cát Bà, Vietnam and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. However, you can take the bus and ferry to Ha Noi, take the walk to Tran Quang Khai, take the bus to Ha Noi, take the walk to Hanoi, take the train to Minh Le, then take the taxi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cát Bà to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park via 28 Tran Nhat Duat, Long Bien Bus Station, Ha Noi, Hanoi, and Minh Le in around 15 h 41 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Hanoi to Vinh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Flights from Haiphong to Danang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Haiphong to Danang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Vietnam Air Services Company(VASCO)
Flights from Hanoi to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Flights from Hanoi to Vinh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hanoi to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$10 - $12
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$13 - $17
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$15 - $21
Train from Hai Phong to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$3 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$5 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Train from Hai Phong to Long Bien
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$3 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$4 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Train from Vinh to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$4 - $5
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$7 - $11
Train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$6 - $7
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$8 - $12
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Cat Ba Express
Website
catbaexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Cat Ba Hai Phong to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
catbaexpress.com
Book at
baolau.vn
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus and ferry from Cat Ba to 28 Tran Nhat Duat
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Bus and ferry from Cat Ba to Ben xe Nuoc Ngam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ben xe Nuoc Ngam to Dong Hoi Quang Binh
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Ferry operators
Cat Ba Island Ferry
Ferry from Cat Ba to Hai Phong - Ben Binh Pier
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
baolau.com

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