How to Get to Phu Quoc Island From Ho Chi Minh City

For those who are thirsty for the paradise of wild idyllic beaches in Phu Quoc, it is sure that what they are seeking for is how to get to Phu Quoc island from Ho Chi Minh city for their Vietnam beach break. Of course, there is more than one way to reach this destination, but getting to know the best way will help smooth their journey in Vietnam. 

How to get to Phu Quoc Island from Ho Chi Minh city

Get to Phu Quoc island from Ho Chi Minh city by plane

Currently, the flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc is operated by two airlines, including VietJetAir and Vietnam Airlines:

Vietnam Airlines:

  • Ho Chi Minh City – Phu Quoc: VND 1,050,000/one way
  • Flight duration: 60 minutes (10 flights per day)
  • Departure time at Ho Chi Minh City: 6:00AM, 6:40AM, 7:20AM, 9:20AM, 10:00AM, 10:40AM, 12:10PM (noon), 12:40PM (noon), 1:05PM, and1:15PM.
  • Departure time at Phu Quoc: 7:35AM, 8:15AM, 8:55AM, 9:30AM, 10:55AM, 12:15PM (noon), 2:15PM, 2:30PM, 2:40PM, and 3:35PM.

Vietjet Air

  • Ho Chi Minh City – Phu Quoc: VND731,000/one way
  • Departure time: 7:15AM
  • Arrival time: 8:05AM

Warning: the airfare is subject to each travel season.

Phu Quoc Airport is situated in Duong Dong town and in the proximity of the downtown. If your hotel doesn’t offer the pick-up service, you can catch a taxi cab at the airport.

Get to Phu Quoc island from Ho Chi Minh city by bus and boat

Ho Chi Minh City – Rach Gia – Phu Quoc

Take a Mai Linh bus (Tel: 08 39292929) or a Futa bus (Tel: 08 3833 3468) at the bus stop on Le Hong Phong street, District 10. Alternatively, depart from Western Bus Station (Mien Tay bus station) by the Tuyen Hon or Chau Ha bus. The bus will take you to the Rach Gia bus station (Kien Giang province). The bus fare: VND 110.000 – 130.000/ticket, and the driving time is about seven hours. It is better to take a 45 seater bus due to its comfortable space.

Later, the high-speed will depart for Phu Quoc at 8:00AM and 1:00PM. The ticket is bought at the ticket booth next to the ferry. You can book the ticket from:

+ Savanna Express boat (No. 12, Tu Do Street, Vinh Thanh, Rach Gia) – Tel: 0773.692.888. Ticket: VND 270,000/adult and VND 200,000/child from 6-12 years-old.

+ Superdong II boat (No. 14, Tu Do Street, Vinh Thanh, Rach Gia) – Tel: 077 877742 – 077 877 741. Ticket: VND 270,000/adult.

Ho Chi Minh City – Ha Tien – Phu Quoc

At Ho Chi Minh City, you can take the bus to Ha Tien by one of the following bus branches: Nguyen Dung bus (464 Kinh Duong Vuong – Tel: 08 37520126), Co Ba Ho (397 Culture and sports center next to Mien Tay bus station – Tel: 0919.514006 – 0913.637232), and Kumho (Mien Tay bus station: 08 3752 7878, 490 Le Hong Phong: 08 3833.8180 – 3833.8190). The bus fare: VND140,000 – 160,000/ticket.

Afterwards, depart from Thanh Thoi ferry (Ha Tien) for Phu Quoc. The ferry can accommodate up to a large number of pax and even vehicles, and it is a two-hour journey to get to Phu Quoc from Ha Tien. Alternatively, you can get on the high-speed boat at Ham Ninh harbor (An Thoi, Phu Quoc) and take about one hour and a quarter to reach the destination.

Get to Phu Quoc island from Ho Chi Minh city via a tour

If you are not confident about alone experiencing the above means to Phu Quoc, booking a related tour will be a perfect choice for the question: “How to get to Phu Quoc island from Ho Chi Minh city?” You can find out various tours on websites of travel agents or travel companies with the so-called headlines, such as Phu Quoc Charm Island within 3 days 2 nights, Phu Quoc Island: rest & recreation within 4 days, combined Mekong Delta Tour & Phu Quoc island within 6 days, etc.

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