Pocket useful tips for tourists to travel to Con Dao by BOAT

Tuesday - 06/06/2023 07:57
In addition to direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to Con Dao, tourists can also travel by boat from the mainland. Here is some useful information about taking the boat to Con Dao.

In order for your Con Dao trip to be carried out exactly according to your wishes, there are various different types of boats to Con Dao, with different schedules and departure points, which you can freely choose from. Currently, there are three piers that bring tourists to the island, namely Tran De (Soc Trang province), Can Tho (Can Tho city), and Vung Tau pier (Ba Ria – Vung Tau province).
1. From Tran De (Soc Trang province) to Con Dao
Superdong ocean liner

  • Departure time: 8:00 §

  • Duration: about 1 hour 20 minutes will arrive at Ben Dam port of Con Dao. §

  • Ticket price: from 280,000 to 370,000/person/ticket.


Phú Quốc Express ocean liner

  • The 5-star ocean liner Phu Quoc Express is the most modern 2-hull liner in Vietnam at this time. The capacity of the ship is up to 600 seats, including 60 VIP Business Class seats. Each position on the ship is fully equipped with necessary amenities such as a sound system with high-end wireless headphones, a modern anti-noise and anti-sickness floor for guests. Particularly, VIP seats will have their own entertainment screen, covered with genuine leather as well as 130-degree wide-angle adjustment.

  • Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure time: 08:30 am.

  • Ticket price: from 390,000 - 590,000vnd / person / ticket depending on the class ticket of economy or business

2. From Vung Tau to Con Dao
Phú Quốc Express ocean liner

  • Phu Quoc Express ocean liner departs daily, including holidays and light rainstorms

  • Departure time: 08:00 am

  • Duration: about 3 hours 15 minutes in fine weather.

  • Ticket price: from 790.000 – 1.200.000vnd / person / ticket depending on the class ticket of economy or business

Notes on ticket prices:
- Free tickets for children under 05 years old sharing a seat with adults
- Children aged 6-11 and elderly people aged 60 and above: 700.000vnd (Friday to Sunday), 550.000vnd (Monday to Thursday)
VIP ticket prices are not applicable to the elderly and children

3. From Can Tho to Con Dao
Mai Linh ocean liner

  • Departure time: 07:30 am, Arrival time: 12:00pm.

  • Mai Linh Tay Do Joint Stock Company is the inheritor of the ecosystem from Mai Linh Group, a unit with more than 27 years of experience in the transportation and tourism industry.

  • Ticket price: from 750.000 – 1.500.000vnd / person / ticket depending on the class ticket whether economy or business

Instructions on how to book tickets to Con Dao  

  • Visitors can go directly to the ticket office of the boat company, choose the departure time and buy tickets. It is recommended to buy earlier than departure time to avoid running out of tickets. If you book tickets online, call the hotline or visit the website, please select the date, time of departure, seat number, seat type and provide complete passenger information.

  • Present one of the following documents before boarding: ID, passport, driver's license, student ID, etc.

  • Arrive about 30 minutes before departure.

  • In case of bad weather, technical problems… the boat company may cancel or change the service time.

The above is useful information for those who want to travel to Con Dao by BOATs, not only watch the sea and experience the feeling of floating on the sea, but also save costs. For those who enjoy traveling and new experiences, it's worth a try!


Author: Xuan Da

Source: condao.com.vn. Translated by: Xuan Da:

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