Cat Ba island is the biggest one among 1969 islands on Halong bay which is located in Hai Phong city. Ninh Binh is the province of Viet Nam where is located in south of Hanoi capital . Getting to Ninh Binh , you can do a lot of interesting activities: - Visit a lot of highlights in Ninh Binh such as: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc, Bai Dinh – Trang An, Van Long – Kenh Ga and Dancing cave which are attracttive all travellers on the world.
The distance from Cat Ba to Ninh Binh is about 210 km , it spends 3,5 hours getting there.
BUS FROM CAT BA TO NINH BINH, NINH BINH TO CAT BA
- Vietnam Local Bus has pick up service from your hotel to bus station with English speaking guide. - Vietnam Local Bus has contact with many good buses at the bus station, you will not have to worry about your belongings. - Easy to purchase ticket, you can book online 1 day, 2 days or longer in advance if you travel during Vietnam holiday time. - Vietnam Local Bus works with a lot of bus companies for years, so we always have available seats. Even you go on our holiday, as long as you let us know before 48 hours (on holiday time). - Flexible and convenient in payment, you can pay online by Visa, Master, American Express card (3% bank fee will be added), Paypal, Western Union - You can check all detail, useful information from our website: vietnamlocalbus.com before you decide to take your ticket. - Vietnam Local Bus will not charge you if you change departure date, as long as we are informed 24 hours in advance by confirmation to you. Here is all information of our bus that you need to know.
BUS FROM CAT BA TO NINH BINH
PICK UP TIME
Cat Ba island to Ninh Binh
7.15 - 7.50 am
15.15 - 15.50
- Pick up from hotel in hotels in Cat Ba central town - Drop off in Ninh Binh bus station - Bus type: sleeping bus. - Bus from Dinh Vu harbour (Hai Phong) to Ninh Binh: 3.5 hours. - Speed boat harbour – Cai Vieng harbour: 1 hour - Bus from Cat Ba town - Cai Vieng harbourn: 30 minutes
BUS SCHEDULE FROM CAT BA ISLAND TO NINH BINH
7.15 or 15.15: Our guide and boat pick you up at the hotel at Cat Ba town then takes approximately 1 hours to Dinh Vu harbour by speed boat. At the Dinh Vu harbour, you will get on the big bus heading to Ninh Binh City. It takes 3.5 hours to Ninh Binh. On the way, we will stop 1 time for shortbreak, bathroom.
After 5 hours: Arrive at bus station in Ninh Binh city (last stop).
PRICE: 18 USD/ PERSON Included: English speaking guide, bus ticket to Ninh Binh. Excluded: Insurance, meals , drinks, tip to guide, personal expenses.
BUS ROUTINE FROM CAT BA ISLAND TO NINH BINH
Cat Ba island - Cai Vieng harbour - Dinh Vu harbour - Hai Phong city (shortbreak) – Thai Binh province – Nam Dinh province – Ninh Binh (last stop).
BUS FROM NINH BINH TO CAT BA ISLAND
PICK UP TIME
Ninh Binh to Cat Ba island
- Pick up from hotel in the central of Ninh Binh city - Drop off at bus station in Cat Ba town - Bus type: sleeping bus. - Bus from Ninh Binh Dinh Vu harbour (Hai Phong): 3.5 hours. - Speed boat Cai Vieng harbour to Dinh Vu harbour: 1 hour - Bus from Cai Vieng harbour to Cat Ba town: 30 minutes
BUS SCHEDULE FROM NINH BINH TO CAT BA ISLAND
7.30 or 13.30: Our guide and boat pick you up at the hotel in Ninh Binh city center then takes approximately 3.5 hours to get to 1 hours to Dinh Vu harbour by speed boat. At the Dinh Vu harbour, you will get on the big bus heading to Ninh Binh City. It takes 5 hours to Cat Ba town. On the way, we will stop 1 time for shortbreak, bathroom. After 5 hours: Arrive at bus station in Cat Ba town (last stop). PRICE: 18 USD/ PERSON Included: Car or taxi, bus ticket to Halong bay. Excluded: Insurance, means , drinks, tip to guide, expense personal
BUS ROUTINE FROM NINH BINH TO CAT BA ISLAND
Hotel in Ninh Binh central town – Nam Dinh province – Thai Binh province – Hai Phong city (shortbreak) – Cat Ba island (last stop).
TRAVEL FROM CAT BA ISLAND TO NINH BINH BY DIFFERENT WAYS
Here is the answer that all travellers want to know: There are 4 different ways to get to Ninh Binh from Cat Ba.
1/ FROM CAT BA ISLAND TO NINH BINH BY MOTORBIKE
You can rent motorbike in any travel agencies in Cat Ba to slowly driving to Ninh Binh city and back . For a good quality for roads motorbike, it costs about 10 USD per day which can be for 2 people sit on. You should drive slowly to enjoy landscapes and stop for photos shooting on the way. Note: You should give your passport to agency, read the contact carefully and choose good motobike, furthermore you should check careful with their mechanic service conection in case your motobike is broken on the way. !!! Warning: You should be carefully before renting because roads From Cat Ba to Ninh Binh are very dangerous with traffic jam.
2/ CAT BA TO NINH BINH BY TOURIST BUS
You can book and join a tourist bus from companies who organise tours From Halong Bay to Ninh Binh but it really depends. Because tour from Halong Bay to Ninh Binh is not popular. Therefore, sometimes you can book - sometimes you can not. And it can be cancelled in a short advance when they cant collect enough customers to make their tour run.
3/ CAT BA TO NINH BINH BY PRIVATE CAR OR TAXI
This option seems to be the most convenient one for you if you have a group of at leasts 3 - 4 people join with you. If not, it is kind of very expensive to go alone or too small group.
4/ CAT BA TO NINH BINH BY LOCAL BUS - DO IT YOURSELF
You can ask your hotel to book ticket. Bus timetable is not very flexible. Purchasing bus ticket by yourself, it means you have to arrange everything you do by yourself: taxis, contact driver, finding the right bus among hundreds buses in station... It is not very easy when you dont speak the language and local people here don’t speak English too. !!!Warning: - At bus stations, there are many gangster men who are willing to cheat you to get you on a terrible or wrong bus, you have no idea where you are going to as you can not communicate to local people. Till you realise it, you are far away from the big city. - There are a lot of buses, neither do you know them, nor do they know you. If there is anything happens to your belongings, you have noone to ask for help. - During festivals time in Vietnam (Independence holiday, King ceremony holiday, New Year holiday...), local people often plan their holiday in advance. Bus tickets fully booked very soon. Therefore it is difficult for you to purchase ticket by yourself if you have a narrow plan.
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