A beautiful view from within central Lao Cai-mobile

How to get from
Cat Ba Island to Lao Cai

Cat Ba Island to Lao Cai Trip Overview

Distance376 km (235.0 miles)
Price range$20-$35
Ride Duration Range7h 30m-12h 25m
Earliest Departure23:50
Latest Departure23:50

Find up-to-date information on departure times, schedules, and prices so you can easily compare and book your tickets.

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A beautiful view from within central Lao Cai

About the ride from Cat Ba Island to Lao Cai

Cat Ba Island to Lao Cai Route Information

The distance between Cat Ba Island and Lao Cai is 235 miles, or approximately 376 kilometers.

The only way to get from Cat Ba Island to Lao Cai is by Bus

The earliest departure leaves at 23:50 and has a duration of 12 hours.

The fastest way to travel is by bus, which takes approximately 7 hours 30 minutes.

Depending on how you choose to travel, the following amenities are available: .

Cat Ba Island to Lao Cai by bus

  • Starting Price: $20
  • 240 departures a day, or 1680 departures a week

There are 12 travel classes for this journey, including: Sleeping, Semi-Sleeper, VIP 32 Seats, VIP, Standard, Express, VIP Sleeping, VIP Cabin, VIP 34 Seats, Local Cabin, Luxury and Economy.

Each bus ticket offers an individual seat with basic passenger necessities. Conditions and amenities vary by provider. For more detailed information and availability see all options.

Companies Operating from Cat Ba Island to Lao Cai

Average time

7h 30m

Average price

$35

Average time

11h 40m - 12h

Average price

$24 - $29

Average time

11h 20m - 12h 25m

Average price

$25 - $31

Popular stations and stops in Cat Ba Island and Lao Cai

Departure stations in Cat Ba Island

177, 1/4 street, Cat Ba island

Arrival stations in Lao Cai

Sapa Bus Station

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