New High-speed Boat Route Saigon – Can Gio – Vung Tau

From now on, everyone who loves traveling from Saigon to Vung Tau (or vice versa) can try a brand new means of transportation: A high-speed boat. The boat route Saigon -Can Gio – Vung Tau is officially put into use on December 23rd.

This new route will make traveling among these cities easier. It is also a solution to ease the pressure of landline traffic among them.

The project is launched by GreenlinesDP company, providing 3 types of speedboats: 50 seats, 96 seats and 136 seats. The boats’ interior holds comfortable accommodations: mini bars, VIP rooms for 10-person group, air conditioners, big screen TVs, cameras, wifi, fire alarm systems, life-saving jackets.

Modern seats with beautiful view inside the new high-speed boat. Photo: Foody
Inside a VIP room. Photo: Quang Dinh

1/Detailed Route Schedule:

There are 4 trips going from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Gio and 8 trips from Can Gio to Vung Tau.

The boats start at Bach Dang dock (District 1), go to Thanh An dock (Can Gio) and then arrive at the last stop Ho May dock (Vung Tau). It takes the same route for anyone wants to go from Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh city. 

The C8 boat is on trial for the very first Saigon – Can Gio – Vung Tau route. Photo: Thanh Nien

2/Ticket Fee:

People can buy tickets online or directly at the docks – the price is 200,000VND/person (approx. 9 USD).

Besides that, local people living in Can Gio or office workers who have to commute between Can Gio – Ho Chi Minh on casual can get a 50% reduction on ticket fee. The tickets are free for the handicapped.

You should book one seat for experiencing this!

Source: Tuoi Tre, Thanh Nien

Translator: Diem Nguyen