A Guide to Got Pier: Lan Ha Bay Cruise Port


Got Pier is a major port in Hai Phong City that offers speedboats and ferries taking travelers to Cat Ba Island. The pier is smaller than Tuan Chau Harbour and Got Pier.


Got Pier is located in Cat Hai District, next to Lach Huyen Port area which is about 30km from Hai Phong City.

Ticket price and ferry schedule

It costs only 12.000 VND/pax without a vehicle and 190.000 VND/ under 9-seater car to get on a ferry from Got Pier to Cai Vieng Pier, Cat Ba Island. Ferries depart every 30 minutes from early morning at 5:00 am to late afternoon at 18:00 pm.

How to get to Got Pier

Hanoi to Got Pier

Got Pier is approximately 134km from Hanoi and tourists often choose to cover the distance by bus, private car, or train.

By bus

There are many buses running directly from Hanoi to Hai Phong City:

Hai Au Bus

  • Price: 100.000 VND/pax
  • Pick-up point: Gia Lam and Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  • Hotline: 02253 717 717

O Ho Bus

  • Price: 80.000 VND/pax
  • Pick-up point: Giap Bat and Yen Nghia Bus Station
  • Hotline: 0225 2211 666

Hoang Long Bus

  • Price: 120.000 VND/pax
  • Pick-up point: Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  • Hotline: 0225 392 0920

Ngoc Huyen Bus

  • Price: 100.000 VND/pax
  • Pick-up point: My Dinh Bus Station
  • Hotline: 0987 366 966

Alternatively, for a more hassle-free transfer option, passengers can choose Limousine buses:

Anh Huy Limousine

  • Price: 220.000 – 260.000 VND/pax
  • Hotline: 0911863919

Hai Phong Travel

  • Price: 220.000 VND/pax
  • Hotline: 1900 57 57 25

Upon arrival in Hai Phong City, you take a taxi to Ben Got Pier. Popular taxi brands in Hai Phong City are:

  • Taxi Mai Linh Hai Phong: 0225 3833 833
  • Taxi En Vang: 0225 3777 999
  • Taxi Dat Cang: 0225 382 82 82

The taxi rate is from 11.000 – 15.000 VND/km

By car

The fastest way to Hai Phong City from Hanoi is by private car, following Hanoi – Hai Phong Highway 5B. The total transfer time is only 2 hours.

There are many companies providing rental car service:

  • Binh Minh Company: 034 737 1111
  • Dat Viet Company: 0989 120 120
  • Vipsedan Company: 0388 155 155

By train

To travel in a cheap and comfortable manner, budget-minded travelers can take a train from Long Bien Train Station to Hai Phong Train Station. Four trains running on this route are HP1, LP3, LP5, or LP7. The ticket price is from 110.000 VND/pax. After you arrive in Hai Phong City, you can take a taxi or motorbike taxi to Got Pier.

Cruises that depart from Got Pier

Cruises to Lan Ha Bay departing from Got Pier are Orchid Cruises, Mon Cheri Cruises, Era Cruises, Peony Cruises, and Azalea Cruises.