BEST WAYS OF GETTING FROM HANOI TO PHU QUOC

How to get from Hanoi to Phu Quoc is one of the most frequent questions of tourists who want to travel to Phu Quoc island from Hanoi. In order to help tourists have a great journey, this post will be a helpful guide that gives you some information on the best way to get to Phu Quoc from Hanoi. 

Table Contents
  • I - Travelling from Hanoi to Phu Quoc by plane
  • II - Travelling from Hanoi to Phu Quoc by train
  • III - Traveling to Phu Quoc by bus and ferry
Mar 06
Hanoi to Phu Quoc
Source: Vietnamnet

Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam is known as The Pearl Island, with an extraordinarily impressive deep-blue sky and white sand stretches. Going to Phu Quoc, you will also experience surfing and scuba diving and watch the corals.
Phu Quoc is located in Kien Giang province and the distance from Hanoi to Phu Quoc is about  2087 km. With such a long distance, the most popular way is taking a direct flight. 

I - Travelling from Hanoi to Phu Quoc by plane

Traveling by flight takes you about 2 hours and 10 mins and sometimes is affected by weather conditions. You can refer to following airlines:
- Vietjet Air: $86.2/round trip; 5 flights/day
- Vietnam Airlines: $215.5/round trip; 4 flights / day
- Jetstar Pacific: $77.5/round trip; 1 flight / day
You can book tickets online and get cheap flights from hanoi to Phu Quoc through reputable websites of these airlines. It can be see that traveling by plane is a safe and fast option for you on a trip to Phu Quoc. You will have more time to rest and have a visit there.

II - Travelling from Hanoi to Phu Quoc by train

DIstance from Hanoi to Phu Quoc

Source: Internet

Traveling to Phu Quoc from Hanoi by train is an interesting experience, but there is no train station in Kien Giang Province so you have to go to Ho Chi Minh City first and choose another vehicle to go to Phu Quoc. The railway from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City is 1870km long and traveling time is about 33-34 hours
There are Hanoi to Phu Quoc trains with different kinds of seats: Hard seat, hard seat with air conditioner (AC), soft seat with AC, hard bed with AC, soft bed with  AC. The average expense is from $31 to $43 depending on the kind of seat or bed. 

 

Train Code Departure - Arrival time Duration
SE7 6am - 4:45pm 34 hours 
SE5 9am - 6:47pm  33 hours
TN1 2:35pm - 02:50am 36 hours
SE1 7:30pm - 04:40am 33 hours
SE3 10pm - 05:30pm 31 hours

Train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City information

To ensure the booking as well as a reasonable ticket price, you should book about 1 week before the departure time (7 days), you can consult and book tickets online via https://dsvn.vn/#/. Traveling by train is more difficult than by airplane, but it is also a great experience as you will travel across Vietnam from north to south.

III - Traveling to Phu Quoc by bus and ferry

If you want to go to Phu Quoc by bus and ferry, it is imperative that you have to go to Ho Chi Minh City before continuing your journey to Phu Quoc island. 
Route: Hanoi - Mien Dong Bus Station in Ho Chi Minh City - Rach Gia Part in Kien Giang - Phu Quoc Island 

How to get from hanoi to phu quoc

Rach Gia Port in Kien Giang Province - Source: Taucaotoc

Step 1: From Hanoi to Mien Dong Bus Station in Ho Chi Minh City
The distacen from Hanoi to Mien Dong Bus Station in Ho Chi Minh City is about 1.597km and traveling time is about 40 hours/trip. You can refer to some following bus companes:
Mai Linh bus - 40 bed-seats car 
- Frequency 03 flights per day 
- Departure time: 10am, 3pm, 5pm 
- Travel time: 38h
- Ticket price 860,000 VND / person / way (~ $37)
- Pick up place: Nuoc Ngam bus station in Giai Phong Street, Hoang Mai District, Hanoi
- Drop-off place: Mien Dong Bus Station, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District Ho Chi Minh City 
- Phone: 028 39 39 39 39/ 024 36 33 66 99
Hoang Long bus: 42 bed-seats car
- Frequency 04 flights / day
- Departure time 7:00, 13:00, 19:30, 21:30 
- Travel time: 38-40 hours / trip 
- Ticket price: 620,000 - 750,000 VND / person / bed / way (~ $26.7 - 32.3)
- Pick up place: Nuoc Ngam bus station in Giai Phong Street, Hoang Mai District, Hanoi
- Drop-off place: Mien Dong Bus Station, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District Ho Chi Minh City 
- Phone: 028 2243 8989/ 028 3511 3113
Hien Phuoc bus: 37 - 42 bed-seats car 
- Frequency 03 trips / day
- Departure time at 10:00, 3:00 pm, 8:00 pm 
- Travel time 38 hours / trip 
- Ticket price 860,000 VND / person / bed / way (~ $37)
- Pick up place: Nuoc Ngam bus station in Giai Phong Street, Hoang Mai District, Hanoi
- Drop-off place: Mien Dong Bus Station, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District Ho Chi Minh City 
- Phone: 0243 8644 363/0976 379 783.
Step 2: From Mien Dong Bus Station to Rach Gia Port
The distance from Mien Dong Bus Station to Rach Gia Port is about 250km and traveling time is 5 hours and 45 mins by bus. You can refer to some following bus companies: 
Phuong Trang bus:36 bed-seats bus
- Frequency: 02 trips / day 
- Departure time: 1pm; 11:45pm   
- Ticket price 165,000 VND / person (~ $7.1)
- Pick up place: Mien Dong Bus Station, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District Ho Chi Minh City 
- Drop-off place: Rach Gia bus station, Vinh Thanh Ward, Rach Gia city, Kien Giang Province
- Phone: 08 383 03 308 or 077 369 1691
Nam Tien Buslines: 36 lying seats car
- Frequency: 05 trips / day 
- Departure time: 22.15, 12:15, 23g15, 13:15, 15:15 
- Ticket price 128,000 VND / person / bed / way (~ $5.5)
- Pick up place: Mien Dong Bus Station, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City 
- Drop-off place: Rach Soi bus station, 168 Mai Thi Hong Hanh street, Vinh Hoa Hiep Ward, Chau Thanh District, Kien Giang Province
- Phone: 0315 63 10 48
The distance from Rach Gia or Rach Soi Bus Station to the Rach Gia port is about 2- 10km. Therefore, for saving travel time, you should call a taxi with the price of 100,000 - 250,000 VND / trip / 4-seat car (~ $4.3 - 10.8). Some famous taxi companies in Kien Giang such as:
- Taxi Mai Linh: 0297 38 38 38 38
- Taxi Phu Cuong: 0297 36 86 86 8
- Taxi VinaSun: 0297 38 27 27 27
Step 3: From Rach Gia Port to Phu Quoc Island
Traveling time is about 2 hour and 30 mins by high speed boat. Ticket prices range from 270.000 - 340.000 VND/person (~ $11.63 - 14.65)
The boats departure at  7am, 7:20am, 8am, 8:05am, 9:10am, 10:50am, 11am, 00:50pm, 1:10pm, 1:545pm
Some boat service providers:
- 5 stars Express high-speed boat: 0297 3 852 575
- Superdong high-speed boat: 0297 3 701 575
- Hoa Binh high-speed boat: 0843 557 575


Flights from Hanoi to Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc Island - Source: Behance

The total cost of traveling from Hanoi to Phu Quoc island by bus and high-speed boat ranges from 1,285,000 - 1,615,000 VND/person (~ $55.4 - 69.6). Total travel time is about 54 hours.
In general, traveling from Hanoi - Phu Quoc by bus and boat is relatively complicated because there is no direct bus connecting land and island, you have to change bus routes several times. Moreover, this way takes so much time.  Therefore, this is not the most convenient and optimal way for travelers. 
It can be seen clearly that traveling by aircraft is the best way to ensure your safety and have a fast and convenient journey with many flights from Hanoi to Phu Quoc daily. 

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