Best ways to get to Phu Quoc Island

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As one of the most famous and beautiful islands of Vietnam, Phu Quoc is always the top choice for tourists to spend their holiday. If you’re planning your upcoming trip there and wondering how to travel, take a look at our guides below.

Phu Quoc is a heaven of the Gulf of Thailand, Kien Giang province. In the southern sea of the country, Phu Quoc is the largest emerald island of Vietnam and also in a population of 22 islands here. The clear sea, peaceful streams, and unique seafood are the great advantages of Phu Quoc tourism, attracting a huge number of visitors coming here each year.

Travelers get to Phu Quoc mainly by airplane, high-speed boat, or ferry. Here are the options of how to get to Phu Quoc island depending on different points of departure.

Phu Quoc Airport

Phu Quoc Airport

Travel from Hanoi to Phu Quoc

Vietnam Airlines operates an Airbus flight each day from Hanoi to Phu Quoc which departs at 8:40 a.m and arrives at 10:45 a.m. The reverse flight departs from Phu Quoc at 11:35 a.m and arrives at 1:40 p.m.

Travel from Ho Chi Minh city to Phu Quoc island

How to travel to Phu Quoc island from Saigon? With a distance of about 500 kilometers, travelers can go directly by plane or combine the passenger car and high-speed Phu Quoc boat tour from Rach Gia or ferry, high-speed boat from Ha Tien.

Plane

Vietnam Airlines operates 17 flights a day with the ATR and 1 flight with the Airbus. Also, Vietjet Air operates a daily flight with the Airbus. The flight time from Saigon to Phu Quoc is 50 minutes.

High-speed boat Rach Gia – Phu Quoc

Tourism in Phu Quoc island is quite developed

Tourism in Phu Quoc island is quite developed

From District 10 of Saigon, tourists can take Phuong Trang or Mai Linh passenger cars to get to Rach Gia bus station of Rach Gia city, Kien Giang province. Otherwise, visitors can choose Kumho, Ba Dung, Tuyet Hon, and Chau Ha passenger cars at the East station. The traveling time is 6-7 hours and it takes about VND 120,000-150,000/guest. If you want to save time, let’s choose a passenger car departing from around 10:00 p.m to sleep in the car until 5:00 a.m when you arrive in Kien Giang.

The East station in Saigon

The East station in Saigon

From Rach Gia ferry port, tourists will continue to go to Phu Quoc island by high-speed boat. Superdong boat line with the route Rach Gia – Phu Quoc and vice verse depart at 8:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m. The time of traveling on the sea is 2.5 hours and it takes around VND 240,000-330,000/guest.

Ferry and high-speed boat Ha Tien – Phu Quoc

The high-quality passenger car lines going from Saigon to Ha Tien city of Kien Giang province include Phuong Trang, Kumho, and Tuan Nga. They depart from Ho Chi Minh city or the East station and arrive at Ha Tien bus station. Prices range from VND 165,000-190,000/guest.

The ferry departs at Thanh Thoi ferry port (Ha Tien) and arrives at Da Chong harbor (Bai Thom commune, Phu Quoc). The ferry capacity is very large that can carry all kinds of cars. Traveling time by ferry is over 2 hours. The distance from Da Chong harbor to the center of Duong Dong town is about 20 kilometers so visitors can go by bus or motorbike taxi.

The high-speed boat to Phu Quoc

The high-speed boat to Phu Quoc

High-speed boats Ha Tien – Phu Quoc include Superdong I and Superdong II which depart from Ha Tien port to Phu Quoc and vice verse at 8:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m. Hong Tam high-speed boat also serve this tour, starting from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc at 1:30 p.m and from Phu Quoc to Ha Tien at 8:30 a.m daily. Travel time is around 1.25 hours. Prices range from VND 150,000-230,000/guest.

Travel from Can Tho city to Phu Quoc island

How to get to Phu Quoc island from Can Tho? It is possible for travelers to go by plane from Can Tho or combine the passenger car and high-speed boat from Rach Gia and Ha Tien to Phu Quoc.

Plane

Vietnam Airlines operates 1 flight with the ATR which departs from Can Tho city to Phu Quoc at 1:00 p.m and arrives at 1:45 p.m. The reverse flight departs from Phu Quoc at 11:35 a.m and arrives at 12:20 at noon.

High-speed boat Rach Gia or Ha Tien – Phu Quoc

Phuong Trang and Mai Linh are the two high-quality buses carrying passengers from Can Tho to Rach Gia and vice versa. Traveling time is 3-3.5 hours depending on the traffic density. From Ha Tien, tourists can choose passenger cars of Quan Buu or Trang Ngoc Phat which start from 91B Can Tho bus station to Ha Tien bus station. The time for traveling is about 4-5 hours.

Bai Dai beach of Phu Quoc

Bai Dai beach of Phu Quoc

Certainly with the useful and detailed instructions on how to travel to Phu Quoc island in the nearest, safest, and most convenient ways, your trip to the beautiful island has never been easier. If you like the place, don’t hesitate to like and share this guide with your dear friends to save the cherished memory in here with them. Thank you.

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