• Depature time: 7.30 AM, 8.30 AM, 13.00 PM, 16.00 PM
  • Route: Catba town – Cai Vieng ferry station – Got ferry station – Hai Phong – Nam Dinh – Ninh Binh city – Tam Coc
  • Transportation: Bus + ferry/speedboat
  • Duration: 4h30’ – 5h.00 driving
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Travelling by bus is one of the fastest & cheapest way as the bus can pick youp up right at any hotels in Catba town center or at the bus office: No 215, ¼ street, then bring  you straigh to  Tam Coc or Ninh Binh city via new hight way + ferry (20 mins)

Discovery  is one of the best bus providers for Ninh Binh = Catba route with high quality service that make your whole journey cofortable: New -clean-  spacious bus, free wifi, large folded seat with extra legroom, friendly & fluent English speaking guide.


  • Hotel pick-up if you are staying at Catba town center. Otherwise, please come to Daiichi bus office: No 219, ¼ road, Catba town
  • Travel to Cai Vieng ferry station by bus (40 minutes).
  • Get on ferry to Cai Vieng Pier – Northern part of Catba Island ( 20 mins)
  • Travel via new Highway 5B to Ninh Binh   (3h.15’  including 15-minute break). Hotel drop-off at Tam Coc Area.

Departure & Arrival Time

Depart in Catba town Arrive in Ninh Binh Duration
7.30 AM 12.00 AM – 12.30 PM  


4h30’ – 5h.00


8.30 AM 13.00 PM – 13.30 PM
13.00 PM 17.30 PM – 18.00 PM
16.00 PM 20.30 PM – 21.00 PM


Bus ticket, speedboat/ferry ticket, English speaking guide, bottled water, wet tissue, snack

How to book

  • Book online with the booking box on this website. We will confirm your booking as soon as possible via email/whatsapp/message
  • Call our hotline to book: +84938934338 (Whatsap is available)
  • Send your request to: info@catbaaventura.com



Passengers do not need to pay for bus tickets in advance.  Just make your reservation first, then make the payment when you get picked up by bus