How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

Phu quoc island in recent years has become one of Vietnam tourists attractions. For your convenience on travelling, want to share some advice on how to get to Phu Quoc island.

Why we choose Phu Quoc island to travel?

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

Phu Quoc, the exotic heaven

Phu Quoc is a gorgeous island located deep in Thailand guff in Kien Giang province. This belongs to the Southern of Vietnam, Ngoc island Phu Quoc - the largest island in Vietnam, also the largest island in the ensemble of 22 island here. The clear emerald beaches with white sand, the peaceful springs and the variety of sea life is the advantage that Phu Quoc is blessed. Not to mention, when you travel to this place, you will have the chance to experience living in a fishing village nearby the sea, join the fishermen to the sea, go to local traditional fish source factories or pepper farm; visit some historical site like Phu Quoc prison, Dinh Cau shrine,... and below are a few a guide on how to get to Phu Quoc island

How to get to Phu Quoc island?

Travel on airplane

This is the most convenient means of transportation, you can reach reach the destination almost immediately. Now there are many domestic flights to Phu Quoc straight from Hanoi, Hai Phong, Can Tho, Ho Chi Minh (Sai Gon). Mostly from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh.  The ticket’s price can change depending on the season and occasion, you can have some reference dow below

  • Flight from Hanoi, Hai phong to Phu Quoc proximating about 1.000.000 vnd to 1.200.000 vnd on dry season and 1.800.000 to 2.000.000 on rainy season
  • Flight from Can Tho, Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc estimate about 800.000vnd to 1.000.000vnd

Travel overland 

How to get to Phu Quoc - this is something you are interested in if you in the Southern or Central Vietnam, because there might be more options to offer. You can travel to Phu Quoc overland or by ship and there are many routes that will provide convenience for you. Here are some information on the bus go to the island.

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

It's pretty comfortable to go on road

For right now, it’s better for you to start from Rach Gia or Ha Tien port to go on road. And if you are all the way in the Northern Vietnam, you have to go to Saigon and then catch a bus on the Tay bus station to Rach Gia or Ha Tien.

The bus ride from Ho Chi Minh - Rach Gia will take about 6 hours, and the price is 150.000vnd. You can check out the ride from Kumho Bus, contact below:

Ho Chi Minh city:

  • Hotline: 08.3752.7878
  • Address: 326 Le Ho Phong, District 10

Rach Gia

  • Hotline: 077 3 656 656 – 02973-656-656
  • Address: Rach Gia bus station, 206A Nguyen Binh Khiem street, Vinh Quang district.
  • Website: kumho

The bus ride from Ho Chi Minh to Ha Tien takes about 8 hours, and the ticket price is 180.000vnd. You can check out Phuong Nga bus with contact information below:

Ho Chi Minh

  • Hotline:  0838.309.309
  • Office: 328 Le Hong Phong street, District 10

Ha Tien:

  • Hotline: 0773. 66 88 66
  • Office: Ha Tien Bus station

You can have more reference on the bus ride to each location on a highly recommended website 

Travel by motorbike, car: this the most convenient way, you can control the time and the route to go. Just make sure you always fill the gas and stay on the map.

Travel to Phu Quoc on ferry or express boat

There are 2 ways you can go on the ferry is from Rach Gia port and Ha Tien port. So how to get to Phu Quoc from these 2 ports?

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

Ferry boat

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

Superdong express boat

There is one transportation company Super Dong providing you the ferry or express boat. The ferry takes about 3 hour while the express boat take about 1 hours 15 minutes, you may want to consider the choice, since it’s cheaper to go on the ferry.

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

Ferry itinerary

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

Express boat itinerary

Ferry: Start from Thach Thoi (Ha Tien), make a stop at Da Chong port (Thom beach, Phu Quoc). The ferry can carry all types of cars.From Da Chong port to Duong Dong town centre you can grab a bike or small boat (it’s hard to find a taxi here)

Express boat: Superdong I and Superdong II start from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc at 8am and 1pm; from Phu Quoc to Ha Tien at the same time. Hong Tam express boat also have schedule for ride at 1:30pm from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc and from Phu Quoc to Ha Tien at 8:30am everyday. The estimate time is about 1 hour 20 minutes.

Some of best tourist attraction destination

If you already know how to get to Phu Quoc, we want to introduce to you some of Phu Quoc best location.

Sao beach

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

The gorgeous Sao beach

One of Phu Quoc finest beaches, with a long coastal area, deep blue sea, sunny sky and white sand, it’s certainly a dream land for visit and relax here! You can find anything fascinating here, from the natural scenery of the coconut trees, the wonderful rock cliff formation, you can also go diving to see the diverse coral reef. It would be amazing to spend time here having many beautiful pictures and memories.

>>> See more: Visit and enjoy the best beaches in Phu Quoc

Khu Tuong pepper garden

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

The green pepper garden

Phu Quoc is known for possessing many unique and distinctive specialties, one of them is the pepper grown from here, You can check out one of the most famous garden here is Khu Tuong. You can get to know the growing, watering process, even join the farmer with the work, take pictures with the view of the garden and also you can definitely buy some of the local pepper with a unique taste. So it’s a must to visit this place.

Da Tranh spring

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

The magnificent scenery of Da Tranh

Da Tranh is the place that will make you feel different and beyond expectation every time you visit. Especially, you have to chance to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, immerse yourself in the clear and refreshing water surrounded by the dến forest. Even in the rainy season, you should go and witness the magnificent of this place.

Ong Lang beach

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

Ong Lang beach from afar

This is the beach that 10 kilometers away from Duong Dong town, and is loved by many tourists. You can easily spot how clean the beach is and is perfect for any outdoor activities. This beach still remain the natural looks and it’s not too crowded with tourists. The most beautiful view is when you watch it at sunset. What a wonderful place for your escape journey!

Ganh Dau cape

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

Ganh Dau cape

The small cape in the Northwest Phu Quoc have already attracted many tourists for its primitive and distinctive natural scenery. From the cape, open your eyes and you can capture the beauty of the whole island and even some of Campuchia sea. Ganh Dau is famous for the arch-shape beach, one of the places that you should check out!

Ham Ninh village

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

The famous Ham Ninh fishing village

 The village still keep almost all of its native look of the bamboo tree houses. The main income here are still diving to catch pearl, fishing. You can come to the place in the early morning watching the sunset, or you can visit the fish market. The best thing is probably you will get the chance to enjoy the fresh seafood that just have been caught.

Phu Quoc National Park

How to get to Phu Quoc island - easier than you think

Tourists trekking in the Park

With the length of 50 kilometer, Phu Quoc is covered in many dense primitive forest and long coastal area. Before, Phu Quoc is mainly known for the famous fishing village, the pepper plants garden and traditional fish sauce manufactured business. Up until now, this wonderful place is one of Vietnam's hottest tourist attraction destinations.

A few advice when traveling to Phu Quoc

  • Remember to bring your personal paper and keep it carefully, always carry on you if necessary. Also you should carry some thing that have your contact on it
  • Don’t bring to many cash and put it in a few places on you or on your luggage, just in case someone stole it from you
  • Make sure to check the weather and the location map before heading out to travel
  • If you have any bad allergy, especially with seafood, you should ask the food ingredient before tasting them.

Above are a few tips and information if you are wondering how to get to Phu Quoc island and what to do there. We hope that with the detail instructions you can enjoy your trip without any trouble. If you want to know more about traveling to Vietnam, please check out our website