HANOI to PHU QUOC — Flight, Train, Bus, Boat?

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How do you get from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island? You can travel by plane or train/bus and boat.

Flights to Phu Quoc
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    • Phu Quoc is the largest island of Vietnam located in the Gulf of Thailand, just about 18 km from the coast of Cambodia. The length of the island from north to south is about 50 km and the total area is 585 km². The largest city and administrative center is Duong Dong on the west coast. The island is known for its beaches with fine white sand and calm sea. The main beach of the island – “Long Beach” is located on the west coast, which is why most hotels and resorts are concentrated in this site. In addition to the beaches, the National Park with more than 1,100 species of plants and over 200 species of animals also attracts visitors to the island. The national park is located in the north of the island. There are 2 ways how you can travel to Phu Quoc Island from Hanoi – by plane (direct flights) or travel by train+bus+boat via Saigon (+Ha Tien or Rach Gia). There are also direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City. The most adventure travelers can also go via Laos or Cambodia, but it takes a lot of time.
    • Book your flights or tickets from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

From Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island you can travel by plane or train + bus + boat.

    • Travel distance from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island is about 2100 km by land or about 1450 km by plane. The best and fastest way is to travel by plane because there are various direct flights every day to Phu Quoc from Hanoi – Noi Bai Airport. Travel time by plane from Noi Bai Airport – direct flight takes about 2-2.5 hours and it costs about $32-235/pp. So there are cheap low-cost flights and also business flights. Another option is to travel by land – take a train to Ho Chi Minh City, bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Rach Gia or Ha Tien, and boat to Phu Quoc Island. Travel by train+bus+boat from Hanoi to Phu Quoc (via Saigon) takes totally about 47-55 hours. Travel by this way to Phu Quoc costs about $50-85/pp. It is a good idea only if you want to visit another places in central and southern Vietnam. Book your direct flight or bus/train/boat tickets from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island easily online. From Phu Quoc Island you can travel via Ha Tien and Phnom Penh in Cambodia to Siem Reap, in this city you can visit Angkor Wat Temple complex.

How do I get from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island?


1. DIRECT FLIGHT from Hanoi to Phu Quoc

    • there are direct flights from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island
    • direct flight to Phu Quoc from Hanoi – Noi Bai Airport takes about 2-2.5 hours
    • direct flights from Hanoi – Noi Bai Airport to Phu Quoc Island cost about $32-235/pp
    • it is the fastest option how to get to Phu Quoc from Hanoi in northern Vietnam
    • airlines from Hanoi to Phu Quoc: VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airways
    • there are low-cost flights (7-12 kg baggage) or business flights
    • there are also flights with stopover in Ho Chi Minh City, so you can travel via Saigon
    • Book your flights from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island online on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

How to get from Hanoi City to Noi Bai Airport?
You can travel by private taxi (about $15-20) or you can take a Hanoi Airport Express Bus No.86 (about $1.50).

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From Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island you can travel by plane, there are direct flights.


2. TRAIN / BUS + BOAT from Hanoi to Phu Quoc


If you want to travel by land take a train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. This way of transport has totally 3 steps – Train to Saigon, Bus to Rach Gia or Ha Tien and speedboat to Phu Quoc Island. This option takes a lot of time, so if you want to save your time – take a flight from Hanoi – Noi Bai Airport. It is a good way only for those, who want to visit also another places in central or southern Vietnam (Da Nang, Hue, Quy Nhon, Nha Trang, Phan Thiet, Mui Ne…).

A) TRAIN from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

    • a cheap way how to go from Hanio to Ho Chi Minh City by land
    • travel by train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City takes about 32-37 hours
    • train ticket from Hanoi to Saigon costs about $28-60 (seats, sleeper, regular train of VR)
    • you should book sleeper berth, you do not want to seat about 35 hours
    • this is a top travel route to Ho Chi Minh City – recommended – book your train tickets in advance online!
    • train e-ticket by email, ready to print or carry in your phone and present when boarding the train in Hanoi
    • trains of Vietnam Railways to Saigon depart from Hanoi Railway Station – 120 Lê Duẩn in Hoan Kiem
    • Book your tickets from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • there are also private luxury sleeper trains from Hanoi – Da Nang – Saigon
    • you can also travel by sleeper tourist bus to Saigon, but this way does not make a sense

B) BUS + SPEEDBOAT from Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc (via Ha Tien, Rach Gia)

    • it is not possible to travel by train from Saigon to Ha tien and Rach Gia – there is no railway
    • there are buses from Saigon to Ha Tien and Rach Gia
    • from Rach Gia or Ha Tien you can travel by speedboat/ferry to Phu Quoc Island
    • travel by tourist bus + boat to Phu Quoc from Saigon takes about 12 hours
    • more informations about this travel route > How to go from Saigon to Phu Quoc?
    • if you do not want to travel by bus + speedboat you can also travel by plane to Phu Quoc from Saigon
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Phu Quoc Island is accessible by boat from Ha Tien or Rach Gia (photo: Baolau).


icon-info-circle Faqs – Travel route from Hanoi to Phu Quoc:

How to book and buy tickets / flights from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island?

    • Book tickets or flights from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island online on Baolau or 12go.asia.
    • You can search + book another tickets, flights, e.g. Hanoi > Ho Chi Minh, Ha Tien > Phu Quoc…

How long does it take from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island?

    • Direct flight from Hanoi – Noi Bai Aiprort to Phu Quoc Island takes about 2-2.5 hours.
    • Travel by train/bus+boat from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island (via Saigon) takes about 47-55 hours.

How much does it cost to travel from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island?

    • Travel by plane – direct flight from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island costs about $32-235/pp.
    • Travel by train/bus+ferry from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island (via Saigon) costs about $50-85/pp.

Is there a direct flight from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island?

    • Yes, you can take a direct flight from Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, there are various flights every day.

How far is Phu Quoc Island from Hanoi?

    • Travel distance from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island is about 2100 km by train/bus+boat and about 1450 km by plane.

What is the cheapest way of transport from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island?

    • The cheapest option of travel to Phu Quoc Island from Hanoi is to travel by plane from Noi Bai Airport, because there are low-cost flights. These low-cost flights start already at $32-40/pp. So if you want to skip central and southern Vietnam – take a flight to Phu Quoc.

What is the best and fastest way of travel from Hanoi to Phu Quoc?

    • The best, fastest way of transport to Phu Quoc Island from Hanoi City is to travel by plane – direct flight.

Is it possible to travel by sleeper bus from Hanoi to Saigon?

    • Yes, it is possible to travel by bus to Saigon from Hanoi. But this way is not so comfortable and if you want to skip central, southern Vietnam – it does not make a sense to travel by bus. Travel by bus to Saigon from Hanoi takes about 38-45 hours and bus tickets cost about $25-35/pp. Sleeper trains are better.

From which ports/towns speedboats to Phu Quoc depart?

    • Ferries and speedboats to Phu Quoc Island depart from Rach Gia and Ha Tien towns in southern Vietnam. These towns are accessible by tourist bus from Saigon, but not by trains, there is no railway.
    • Check this ferry schedule to Phu Quoc: Ferry/Boat to Phu Quoc – Schedule.

Where you can go from Rach Gia port?

    • From Rach Gia port you can travel by boat to Nam Du Island. Travel time is about 2.5 hours and boat tickest start at $9/pp. You can also travel by speedboat from Rach Gia to Hon Son or Hon Tre islands.

How to travel to Phnom Penh from Phu Quoc Island?

    • From Phu Quoc Island you can travel via Ha Tien in Vietnam and Kep or Kampot in Cambodia by bus/train to Phnom Penh. Travel time is about 7-10 hours. There are also flights to Phnom Penh from Phu Quoc, but only with stopover.

Flight Schedule / Timetable – Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island:

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Flight Schedule - Hanoi to Phu Quoc

Departs in Hanoi

Arrival in Phu Quoc

Flight to Phu Quoc

Vietnam Airlines

08:00

10:15

From $67.00

Vietnam Airlines

09:30

11:45

From $82.00

Vietnam Airlines

11:30

13:45

From $68.00

Vietnam Airlines

14:00

16:15

From $54.00

Vietnam Airlines

15:50

18:05

From $39.00

Vietnam Airlines

16:30

18:35

From $39.00

VietJet Air

07:45

09:50

From $49.00

VietJet Air

10:45

12:50

From $55.00

VietJet Air

12:05

14:10

From $49.00

VietJet Air

13:05

15:10

From $49.00

VietJet Air

14:15

16:20

From $43.00

VietJet Air

15:20

17:25

From $43.00

Bamboo Airways

07:00

09:05

From $123.00

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There is also a modern cable car on Phu Quoc Island.
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Phu Quoc Island offers a few very nice beaches.
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Sunset and boats on Phu Quoc Island.

icon-arrow-circle-right Book your tickets or flights and ferries from Hanoi to Phu Quoc:

(You can change your travel route, book another tickets, e.g. Hanoi > Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh > Phu Quoc…).



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