The pearl island of Phu Quoc, with its wild beauty, is endowed with long, tranquil and blue beaches that have become a symbol of tourism in Vietnam. So how do visitors travel to Phu Quoc to enjoy nature here?

Table Contents
  • I - How to get to Phu Quoc island by plane
  • II - How to get to Phu Quoc Vietnam by ferry/ speed boat
Jan 19
how to get to phu quoc
Source: Andreeew Hoang
Phu Quoc is called as "Pearl of the Far East" because of its beauty and the characteristic tropical climate. It is one of the largest islands in Vietnam, located completely separated from the mainland, with an area of 574 km2. Phu Quoc  archipelago possesses 22 large and small islands in Kien Giang province with two big towns, Duong Dong and An Thoi.
Phu Quoc Island lies in the southwestern part of the country, in the Gulf of Thailand, and fully located from 9º53 ′ to 10º28 ′ north latitude and 103º49 ′ to 10405 ′ east longitude. Phu Quoc island district currently has more than 148,028 inhabitants.
This island is one of the most touristy destinations in Vietnam at which travelers can admire the pristine sceneries, immerse in marine activities such as beach swimming, diving, surfing or visiting fishing villages. The main ways to access this pearl island are taking a flight or a ferry. 

I - How to get to Phu Quoc island by plane

At Phu Quoc International Airport, visitors can search and book flights directly to there. The airport is located in Duong To commune, which is 5km from Duong Dong town. The total area of the airport is 904.55 hectares.
Currently, the following airlines operate domestic flights:

how to get to phu quoc by flights
Source: Vietnam Airlines
Currently, the following airlines operate domestic flights:



Bamboo Airway


Jetstar Pacific Airlines


Vietjet Air

Hai Phong/Hanoi/ HCMC/Danang

Vietnam Airlines

Can Tho/Hanoi/HCM/Rach Gia 


Can Tho

Here are international airlines operating flights to Phu Quoc:



Air Asia

Kuala Lumpur

Azur Air

Flights are seasonal

Asiana Airlines


Bangkok Airway


China Eastern Airlines

Kunming - seasonal

China Southern Airlines

Quang Zhou

Donghai Airlines

Shen Zhen - seasonal

Jetstar Pacific Airlines

Kunming, Taipei - Taoyuan, Wenzhou, Chengdu, Zhengzhou

Okay Airways


Lucky Air

Kunming - seasonal


Milan/ Malpensa/ Yan gon - seasonal

Qingdao Airways


Thomson Airlines

Helsinki - theo mùa

Royal Flight

Flights are seasonal - Irkutsk/Yekaterinburg/ Moscow/Krasnoyarsk/Novosibirsk

Tui Airways


Vietjet Air

Seoul - Incheon/Nanjing/Chengdu/Hangzhou /Chongqing

Vietnam Airlines

Thuong Hai/Siem Reap/Singapore/Chengdu/Osaka - Kansai/Kunming/Seoul - Incheon/Wuxi

Jeju Air

Seoul - Incheon

Eastar Jet


Korean Air


Hainan Airlines


II - How to get to Phu Quoc Vietnam by ferry/ speed boat

how to get to phu quoc by ferry
Source: Marcin Ciszewski
On the island district of Phu Quoc, there are two main ports for guests: Duong Dong Port and Bai Vong Port, located in Phu Quoc city, Kien Giang province.
Duong Dong Port: number 3, located on Bach Dang street (temporarily closed with no further information)
Bai Vong Port at Hamlet 3, Bai Vong, Ham Ninh, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang. The distance from here to Duong Dong town is 15km and visitors can travel by taxi, bus, motorbike or bus to the town center.
Also, tourists can travel by hydrofoils or regular speed boat from Rach Gia port - Nguyen Cong Tru street, Vinh Thanh, Rach Gia city, Kien Giang and Ha Tien port - Kim Du street, To Chau Ward, Ha Tien Town, Kien Giang. Travel time is about 1 hour, with fares raging  from 200,000 to 350,000 VND/person depending on the type of boat. To avoid seasickness, visitors can prepare anti-seasick medicine and avoid gazing at the waves.
Train schedule: During even days: 06:40, 07:20, 09:50, 11:00, 12:55 (A.M), 1:45 (P.M) 
- Phu Quoc express express train: Phone: +84 (0)297.6281.888 Mobile: +84 (0)901.868.880
- Superdong high-speed train +84 (0)297.3.701.575
- Hoa Binh high-speed train +84 (0)843,557,575
- Express ferry Thanh Thoi +84 (0)297.3.899.969
Note: Hydrofoil can cause the travel schedule and the activities to be influenced by the wind level:
If the wind level is below 5, the underground talents operate according to the schedule: Rach Gia - Phu Quoc; Ha Tien - Phu Quoc; Rach Gia and Nam Du
Wind level 5 - level 6: Operating route Rach Gia - Hon Tre - Hon Son.
Wind level 6 - level 7: There are routes Rach Gia - Phu Quoc; Ha Tien - Phu Quoc; Rach Gia and Nam Du
Winds above level 7: All ships decommissioned

Travelling from the mainland or major cities to Phu Quoc has become simpler since there are so many airlines that offer flights to this island district. Hopefully, with the information we provided, visitors can easily find the right way to get to Phu Quoc island. 
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