Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)- New Ben Got

Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)- New Ben Got

Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai) – New Ben Got serves as a replacement for the old Ben Pha Got ferry terminal, aiming to alleviate traffic congestion during peak seasons. Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai) officially commenced operations on March 1, 2024. It transports passengers, vehicles, and goods to the Cai Vieng Cat Ba ferry terminal, with a travel time of approximately 30 minutes.

General information about Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)

Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai) is one and a half times larger than the old ferry terminal, featuring a canopy system covering nearly 1,500 square meters and equipped with modern facilities and enhanced transportation capacity. With its extensive area, modern facilities, and increased transport capacity, the activation of Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai) is expected by Hai Phong City to address congestion issues at the old Got ferry terminal, particularly during peak times. This is intended to provide convenience for residents and tourists traveling to Cat Ba Island.

Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)
Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)
Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)
Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)

Where is Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)?

Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/grnUpHXSP5HcrYbG6

The Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai) is located in the administrative area of Dong Bai commune (Cat Hai district, Hai Phong), adjacent to the Cat Hai – Phu Long cable car station. Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai) is approximately 4 km away from the Got Ferry. The road leading to the Dong Bai Ferry Terminal is a one-way street.

The inbound direction consists of three lanes, with one lane designated for motorcycles and small vehicles, and two lanes for cars. The outbound direction has one lane. Relevant units have organized the installation of a traffic sign system in the area of the ferry terminal and the road leading to the new terminal.

Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai) schedule

The Dong Bai Ferry Terminal operates continuously throughout the day, from 5:30 AM to 6:30 PM. Each trip is scheduled with intervals ranging from 30 to 60 minutes.

Pro Tip: Do not try to use the first or the last ferry as they might be skipped by operator.

Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai) schedule
Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai) schedule

Ticket price Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)

Ticket price Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai) reduced compared to the ben Got (closed).

Ticket price Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)
Ticket price Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)
Ticket counter at Dong Bai ferry
Ticket counter at Dong Bai ferry
Under 9 seater car ticket at Dong Bai ferry
Under 9 seater car ticket at Dong Bai ferry
Passenger ticket at Dong Bai ferry
Passenger ticket at Dong Bai ferry

Private car to Dong Bai Ferry (Ben Pha Dong Bai)

Tourists can avail themselves of Hai Phong Tours’ transportation service from Hai Phong to Dong Bai Ferry Terminal or from Cai Vieng to hotels on Cat Ba Island.

To book, please check Private car transfer service with private driver: 4, 7, 9, 16 seater in Haiphong, Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Phu Quoc and others

Alternatively, you can reach out via Zalo/Whatsapp at +84975200357.

Warning when traveling from Dong Bai Ferry Terminal

Travelers should be prepared for traffic congestion at Dong Bai Ferry Terminal when traveling on Saturdays and Sundays. I had to wait for over 2 hours to board the ferry (on March 9, 2024).

Traffic Jam at Dong Bai ferry
Traffic Jam at Dong Bai ferry
Traffic congestion at Dong Bai Ferry Terminal
Traffic congestion at Dong Bai Ferry Terminal

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