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Results from Sapa to Cat Ba on Monday, 31 January 2022
How to get from Sapa to Cat Ba
The easiest way to travel from Sapa to Cat Ba is by bus.
How far is Cat Ba from Sapa?
The travel distance from Sapa to Cat Ba is 430 km by road plus 40 km by sea. There is no airport nearby Sapa, the only way to travel between Sapa and Cat Ba is taking a joint bus + ferry.
How long does it take to get from Sapa to Cat Ba?
It takes 10-11 hours to get from Sapa to Cat Ba by bus, including the ferry transfer from Hai Phong to Cat Ba.
Depending on the traffic, sometimes the bus arrives 30 minutes earlier or later than scheduled.
What types of buses operate the route from Sapa to Cat Ba?
There are two types of buses running the route Sapa to Cat Ba.
Sleeper Bus: double-deck coaches equipped with fixed berths and capacity for 40–46 passengers. These are quite comfortable so you can sleep during most part of the journey.
Minibus: minibuses equipped with seats and capacity for 25-32 passengers.
For more information about travelling by bus, please read our Bus Guide in Vietnam.
How much does it cost to get from Sapa to Cat Ba by bus?
The price of the bus ticket from Sapa to Cat Ba varies depending on the type of vehicle that you choose. It starts from 500,000 VND.
Keep in mind that some bus companies in Vietnam increase the price on weekends and national holidays.
Where does the bus from Sapa to Cat Ba depart?
Most buses from Sapa to Cat Ba depart at Sapa Market Bus Station and the representative offices of the bus companies in Dien Bien Phu Street, downtown Sapa.
Please arrive to the point of departure at least 30-60 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Note that some bus companies will organize the transfer of passengers from the point of departure to the bus terminal by shuttle bus, therefore customers must show up in advance or risk missing the bus.
Where does the bus from Sapa to Cat Ba arrive?
Most buses from Sapa to Cat Ba arrive at the representative offices of the bus companies in the center of Cat Ba.