Bus from NINH BINH to CATBA island

  • Depature time: 7.30 AM, 8.30 AM, 13.00 PM, 14.00 PM
  • Route: Tam Coc – Ninh Binh City – Hai Phong – Got ferry station – Cai Vieng ferry station – Catba town
  • Transportation: Bus + ferry
  • Duration: 4h30’ – 5h00
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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 Tam Coc area or at the bus office: 53 Tran Hung Dao street, Ninh Binh city, then bring  you straigh to your hotel at Catba town  via 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 Tam Coc area. Otherwise, please come to bus office: 53 Tran Hung Dao street, Ninh Binh city
  • Drive via Highway 5B to Got pier – Hai Phong city (3h including 15-minute break).
  • Get on speedboat or ferry to Cai Vieng Pier – Northern part of Catba Island ( 10 mins by speedboat or 20 mins by ferry)
  • Bus to Catba town (40 minutes). Drop off at hotels in Catba town

Departure & Arrival Time

Depart in Tam Coc Arrive in Catba Duration
7.30 AM 12.00 AM – 12.30 PM  


4h30’ – 5h.00


8.30 AM 13.30 PM – 14.00 PM
13.00 PM 17.30 PM – 18.00 PM
14.00 PM 18.30 PM – 19.00 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