Heritage Cruises departs daily from the Got Harbour, in Cat Hai (Haiphong).
The closest airport is Cat Bi International (HPH) in Haiphong, it takes 30 minutes to get to Got Harbor to embark on Heritage Cruises.
From Noi Bai Airport (HAN) in Hanoi, it takes 1h30 by the new expressway to get to Got Harbour in Haiphong. A Seaplane to Halong’s Tuan Chau Island is also an option, with a 45 minute flight. From Tuan Chau a private car would be necessary to take you to Heritage Cruises’ Got Harbour, 45 minutes away.
When arriving at the new Van Don Airport (VDO) in Quang Ninh Province, the travel by car on the new highway is roughly 2 hours to get to the Got Harbor.
From any airport, Heritage Cruises can assist you booking a private car, van, limousine or bus to travel comfortably and safely to our cruise. We can also assist in booking hotels near the airport or in Haiphong in case the flight times are not convenient for a same-day boarding and/or departure.
The new expressway 5B Hanoi-Haiphong cuts down to 1h30 to Got Harbour instead of 4 hours to Halong Bay though a modern and comfortable road. This has removed the main inconvenience of travel to the region, which was a sinuous, narrow road passing through many villages.
Heritage Cruises offers daily limousine (DCAR) shuttles from Hanoi’s city centre to the Got Harbour, with Wi-Fi, comfortable leather seats and professional drivers.
We also can arrange private cars on demand. A private car tends to be a more affordable and comfortable option compared to a regular taxi.
From the Halong City (Quang Ninh province), the new highway takes you to Hai Phong in 45 minutes.
Private cars or taxis are the most convenient option, but public buses are also available.
It takes 1 hour from Tuan Chau Port to Got Harbour. The price is approximately VND 3.000.000.
For those who are already in Cat Ba island or would like to visit further after the cruise, there is the Got Ferry, departing/arriving from the harbour as Heritage Cruises in Cat Hai (Haiphong) and the trip takes between 20 and 30 minutes. We recommend a private car as well, since Cat Ba island is quite large and the distance between each destination can be significant.
Departing/arriving at Got Harbour, the ferry ticket costs VND 15.000 per person to Cai Vieng port, 20-30 mins, not including the bus to/from the centre of the island.
Departing/arriving at Got Harbour, the hydrofoil ticket costs VND 60.000 per person to Phu Long Port, 8-10 mins, not including the bus to/from the centre of the island.