HO CHI MINH to VUNG TAU – Ferry Schedule

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Ferry Schedule/Timetable + Ferry Tickets – Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Vung Tau.

🚢 Ferry – Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau 📅 Schedule – Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau 🎫 Book Tickets


From Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau you can travel by high speed ferry.

Vung Tau is another interesting and popular beach town in southern Vietnam, where quite a few tourists come from Ho Chi Minh City or Phan Thiet. Vung Tau offers you several long beaches and even further from this city there are many interesting areas for tourists who are looking for less busy places. Travelers have several options for getting to Vung Tau, such as tourist buses, private minibuses, motorbikes, private cars or taxi, but also the very popular high speed ferry service operated by Greenlines Ferry.

It can be said that in terms of convenience, it can be the most comfortable and also the fastest transfer to Vung Tau, the travel time thanks to the ferry is approximately 2 hours from Ho Chi Minh City – Bach Dang Speed Ferry Terminal. And it is also a relatively cheap transportation option, ferry tickets from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau cost around USD 13-17 / per person and the ferries offer seats for your comfort. The travel distance, the water route, where the ferries sail from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau is about 90 km. This article contains all the information about ferry transfer to Vung Tau.

FERRY TICKETS + SCHEDULE to Vung Tau


Ferry Tickets from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau start at USD 13-15/pp.

The transfer is very easy as Greenlines ferries depart from Bach Dang Speed Ferry Terminal 2 (10B Ton Duc Thang, Phường Bến Nghé), which is located practically in the center of Ho Chi Minh City, District 1 and is easily accessible from anywhere. You will then take an interesting scenic boat ride to Seaport Vung Tau – Cầu Đá Port (12/1 Trần Phú, Vũng Tàu), where Greenlines ferries arrive and tourists continue their journey to the city center.

And it is easily accessible from here on foot or by private taxi, Seaport Vung Tau — Cầu Đá Port (Greenlines DP Seaport) is located at 12/1 Trần Phú Street, in the western part of the city. Tickets and current timetables and schedule for these ferries from Saigon to Vung Tau can be searched and booked easily online and in advance on the platforms listed below. The ships also accept e-tickets saved on your mobile phone, if you can print the tickets, but it is not mandatory, always read the current information when ordering tickets.

You are allowed to take a backpack with a maximum weight of 20kg on the ferry and come at Bach Dang port at least 30 minutes before the boat departs. You can find other important and additional questions regarding ferry transfers from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau below. From Vung Tau you can also go by ferry to Con Dao Island.


🚢 HIGH SPEED FERRY from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau:

    • high speed ferry/boat from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau is operated by Greenlines Ferry company
    • travel by high speed ferry/boat from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau takes about 2 hours
    • high speed ferry is the fastest and most convenient way of transfer between Ho Chi Minh and Vung Tau
    • price of the one-way ferry ticket from Saigon to Vung Tau is about $13-17/pp
    • port in Ho Chi Minh City – Bach Dang Speed Ferry Terminal 2 (10B Ton Duc Thang, Phường Bến Nghé)
    • port in Vung Tau City – Seaport Vung Tau – Cầu Đá Port (12/1 Trần Phú, Vũng Tàu)
    • come to the port at least 30 minutes before departure of ferry
    • Book and buy ferry/boat tickets from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau on 12go.asia ➜ or Baolau ➜
    • children under 6 are free and do not need a ferry ticket if they share a seat with a parent and children ages 6-11 are half price
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High Speed Ferry – Greenlines from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Vung Tau.


📅 Ferry from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau – Schedule / Timetable + Ferry Tickets:

UPDATED FERRY SCHEDULE to Vung Tau – CLICK HERE

Ferry Schedule - Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau

Departure in Ho Chi Minh

Arrival in Vung Tau

Book ferry ticket

Greenlines Ferry

09:00

11:00

Book from $12.60

Greenlines Ferry

12:00

14:00

Book from $12.60

Greenlines Ferry

14:00

16:00

Book from $12.60


📅 Ferry from Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh City – Schedule / Timetable + Ferry Tickets:

UPDATED FERRY SCHEDULE to Saigon – CLICK HERE

Ferry Schedule - Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh

Departure in Vung Tau

Arrival in Ho Chi Minh

Book ferry ticket

Greenlines Ferry

12:00

14:00

Book from $12.60

Greenlines Ferry

14:00

16:00

Book from $12.60

Greenlines Ferry

16:00

18:00

Book from $12.60

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FAQ – Ferry from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau:

1. How to book and buy ferry tickets from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau?

    • Book your ferry/boat tickets from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Vung Tau on 12go.asia or Baolau.

2. What is the travel time by ferry from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau?

    • The ferry journey from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau typically takes around 2 hours. This duration may vary slightly depending on weather conditions, sea traffic, and other operational factors. The high-speed ferry services operated by Greenlines Ferry company are designed to provide a swift and efficient transportation option between these two bustling Vietnamese cities.

3. What is the travel distance by ferry from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau?

    • The travel distance by ferry from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau is approximately 90 kilometers when measured in a straight line across the water. However, actual travel distances may vary slightly depending on the specific route taken by the ferry and any navigational considerations. Despite the relatively short distance, the ferry journey typically takes around 2 hours due to the need to navigate water channels and potential maritime traffic.

4. What is the price of ferry tickets from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau?

    • The price of ferry tickets from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau usually ranges from $13 to $17 per person for a one-way trip. This fare may vary slightly depending on factors such as the ferry operator, time of booking, and any promotional offers available. However, the stated price range provides a general idea of the cost of traveling by ferry between these two destinations. It’s recommended to check with the specific ferry company or booking platform for the most accurate and up-to-date ticket prices.

5. Is there another way how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau?

    • Yes, you can travel by tourist bus, taxi or modern luxury minivan / minibus. There is no train connection and no flights between Saigon and Vung Tau, so the tourist bus, private taxi and ferry is the only way how to reach Vung Tau. Read this article > Vung Tau from Saigon – Travel options.

6. Is there an domestic or international airport in Vung Tau City?

    • Vung Tau City does not have its own domestic or international airport. The closest major airport serving Vung Tau is Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City, located approximately 120 kilometers (75 miles) away.

7. Is there a bus or minivan from Tan Son That Airport to Vung Tau?

    • Yes, there are bus and minivan services available from Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau. These transportation options provide convenient and affordable ways to travel between the airport and Vung Tau. Several bus companies operate routes from the airport to Vung Tau, with buses departing from designated terminals at the airport. Additionally, there are minivan services that offer direct transfers from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Vung Tau.

8. Is it possible to travel from Vung Tau to Con Dao Islands?

    • Yes, it is possible to travel from Vung Tau to Con Dao Islands. Con Dao Islands, also known as Con Son Islands, are a group of islands located off the southern coast of Vietnam. While there are no direct flights from Vung Tau to Con Dao Islands, there are ferry transportation options available to reach Con Dao Islands from Vung Tau.  Ferries operate from Vung Tau to Con Dao Islands – Con Son. The ferry journey takes about 3.5 hours, and schedules may vary depending on weather conditions and demand.

9. What you can not take with you to the ferry to Vung Tau?

    • There are some regulations in these ferries to Vung Tau: You can not bring on board weapons, toxics, explosives, inflammables, pets and it is not possible to bring on board motorcycle or bicycle. It is not possible to bring on board any cargoes other than personals belongings.

10. What are the must-visit attractions in Vung Tau?

    • Vung Tau boasts several must-visit attractions, including the iconic Christ the King statue at Nui Nho (Small Mountain), the scenic Vung Tau Lighthouse offering panoramic views of the city and coastline, and the historic White Palace (Bach Dinh), which showcases French colonial architecture and beautiful gardens.

11. What activities can I enjoy in Vung Tau besides visiting beaches?

    • Apart from its beautiful beaches, Vung Tau offers a variety of activities to enjoy. You can explore the vibrant local culture at the lively Vung Tau Market, take a cable car ride to Ho May Park for breathtaking views and amusement park attractions, or visit the ancient Whale Temple (Dinh Cau) to learn about local fishing traditions and folklore.

12. Is Vung Tau suitable for family vacations?

    • Yes, Vung Tau is an excellent destination for family vacations. Families can enjoy relaxing beach days at popular spots like Back Beach and Front Beach, explore kid-friendly attractions such as the Vung Tau Water Park and Bai Truoc (Front Beach) Park, or embark on outdoor adventures like hiking at Nui Lon (Big Mountain) and swimming in natural pools at Bai Dau Beach.

13. What are the transportation options for getting around Vung Tau?

    • Getting around Vung Tau is relatively easy, with various transportation options available. Visitors can rent bicycles or motorbikes to explore the city independently, use taxi services for convenient point-to-point travel, or opt for motorbike taxis (xe om) for short trips within the city. Additionally, Vung Tau’s compact size makes it feasible to explore many attractions on foot, especially in the central area.

14. How to travel to Con Dao from Saigon (via Vung Tau)?

    • From Saigon to Con Dao Islands you can take a direct flight – it is the most fastest option of transfer. But you can also travel by boat to Vung Tau and take another boat to Con Dao. Vung Tau is also accessible by various tourist buses or minivans and cars from Saigon.

15. Which beaches can you visit in southern Vietnam?

    • Southern Vietnam boasts a stunning coastline adorned with beautiful beaches, making it a sought-after destination for beach lovers and travelers seeking relaxation by the sea. Among the notable destinations in Southern Vietnam renowned for their picturesque beaches are Phu Quoc, Con Dao, Vung Tau, and Mui Ne. Read this article: The Best Beaches in Southern Vietnam.

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Vung Tau in the south of Vietnam.
🚢 HIGH SPEED FERRY from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau
Operating Company Greenlines Ferry
Travel Time About 2 hours
Preferred Mode of Transfer High-speed ferry/boat
One-way Ticket Price About $13-17 per person
Departure Port (Ho Chi Minh City) Bach Dang Speed Ferry Terminal 2 (10B Ton Duc Thang, Phường Bến Nghé)
Arrival Port (Vung Tau City) Seaport Vung Tau – Cầu Đá Port (12/1 Trần Phú, Vũng Tàu)
Recommended Arrival Time At least 30 minutes before departure

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