Con Dao Express And Information About High-Speed Train

Con Dao in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province is famous for its pristine beautiful beaches, and the sacredness of the grave of Vo Thi Sau. In addition, the atmosphere on the island is very clean, such as a paradise of vacation, is a great destination for those who are trying to get away from the chaos, bustling town. In the past, to arrive in Con Dao, you had to go by plane at a quite expensive cost or take a slow train with about 13 hours floating. But recently, Con Dao Express has many speedboats with shortened time, extremely convenient and fast within 3 hours.

Con Dao is gradually becoming an ideal destination for many domestic and foreign tourists | Source: Univiettravel
Con Dao is gradually becoming an ideal destination for many domestic and foreign tourists | Source: Univiettravel

How To Get To Con Dao Island

Con Dao is 97 nautical miles from Vung Tau (180km). There are two ways to get to Con Dao by water or air.

Airline

If possible, you can choose to fly, only 45 minutes to move to the island at a cost of $ 100 / trip. There is only Vietnam Airlines in conjunction with Vasco to implement Con Dao flight route.

Flying will save a lot of time when traveling to the Con Dao
Flying will save a lot of time when traveling to the Con Dao

You can fly straight from Ho Chi Minh City or Can Tho to Con Dao. If from Hanoi, you have to transit in one of the two places mentioned above. In particular, from Ho Chi Minh City every day has 4-5 flights, guests can bring up to 20 kg of checked baggage and 7 kg of freehand luggage.

Con Dao Express 36

If you are planning to go to Con Dao during the upcoming holiday, then choose Con Dao Express high-speed train as a departure vehicle. This is a 5-star standard vessel with a modern two-body design.

The Con Dao Express ship can carry about 598 passengers/turn. Ship hulls made from aluminum alloy are imported from Europe. Meanwhile, the ship is installed 4 Rolls Royce MTU engines for smooth running speed.

The Con Dao Express’s quality is absolutely safe, with good services and professional staff | Source: Baobariavungtau.com
The Con Dao Express’s quality is absolutely safe, with good services and professional staff | Source: Baobariavungtau

The vessel is highly resistant to vibration and helps to limit maximum wave sickness, suitable for both elderly and young children. Spacious, airy space will give visitors enjoy the feeling of relaxation and comfort during the trip. With a high safety index, the vessel can operate even in extreme weather conditions.

Using Con Dao Express is a great method to help you get to Con Dao from Vung Tau | Source: Condaoexpress
Using Con Dao Express is a great method to help you get to Con Dao from Vung Tau | Source: Condaoexpress

The Outstanding Advantages Of Con Dao Express 360

  • Modern machines for high safety index under all weather conditions at sea.
  • Average speed reaches 30 knots, saving you the most time.
  • Anti-vibration, noise-free system to minimize seasickness and maximum fatigue.
  • Spacious, comfortable space brings comfort and comfort to you.
  • The hull is made of high-quality aluminum alloy, imported in Europe.

Con Dao Express 360 also has 3 types of seats for you to choose from, and each type of seat will have a separate price, as well as different accompanying services. There are Eco Class Seats (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays), Eco Class Seats (Monday – Thursday), and VIP Class Seats (applicable for weekdays, weekends and holidays).

Eco Class Seats (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays) has a ticket price of $43, including:

  • Free 15kg of luggage
  • Free mineral water & cold towels
  • Comfortable comfortable chairs
  • Consult comfortable seats & help with seasickness
  • Support booking 24/7 quickly

Eco Class Seats (Monday – Thursday) costs $32, including services:

  • Free 15kg of luggage
  • Free mineral water & cold towels
  • Comfortable comfortable chairs
  • Good price for weekdays
  • Consult comfortable seats & help with seasickness
  • Support booking 24/7 quickly
The general image of the Eco Seat Class | Source: Baogiaothong
The general image of the Eco Seat Class | Source: Baogiaothong

VIP Class Seats (applicable for weekdays, weekends and holidays) are priced at $60, with more outstanding services including:

  • 30-seater private compartment
  • Recliner chair comfortable 120 degrees
  • LCD screen & Wireless headphones
  • Support booking 24/7 quickly
  • Free mineral water & cold towels
  • Free 15kg of luggage
The VIP compartment is equipped with spacious and comfortable seats | Source: 360vn
The VIP compartment is equipped with spacious and comfortable seats | Source: 360vn

In addition, Con Dao Express 360 offers free ticket services and incentives for children and elders:

Free Tickets: apply for children under 6 years old or less than 1m2 in case of sharing a seat with an accompanying adult.

Specials: Children (6-11 years old) & seniors (over 60 years old) are eligible for Eco-discount: Monday – Thursday tickets are $27. Eco ticket for weekends is $34.

How Long Does It Take To Con Dao?

Starting at 8 am every day, the Con Dao Express 360 high-speed train will move from Cau Da port (Vung Tau) and dock at Ben Dam and Con Dao ports at 11:30 am on the same day. The boat has an average speed of about 30 knots. During the journey, you will only take about 3 hours 30 minutes to go to Con Dao by train.

The time for taking a high-speed train from 13 hours has been shortened to 3 hours | Source: Netnews
The time for taking a high-speed train from 13 hours has been shortened to 3 hours | Source: Netnews

This helps passengers save a time of 10 hours compared to regular train travel. Moreover, Con Dao Express is a high-speed ship equipped with modern machinery system with luxurious and airy space.

Visitors can both take a train and watch the surrounding sea view all the way. Depending on your needs, you can book a regular ticket or VIP ticket when traveling. Note that you should arrive at the pier 45 minutes early.

Train Schedule In May 2019

Vung Tau route to Con Dao

Departure: 8:00, at Cau Da Port – Vung Tau (45 minutes ahead)

Update: 11:30, at Ben Dam Port – Con Dao

Con Dao route to Vung Tau

Departure: 13:30, at Ben Dam Port – Con Dao (45 minutes ahead)

Update: 17:00, at Cau Da Port – Vung Tau

Every day there will be a train to Con Dao from Vung Tau in the morning and return in the afternoon.

Guide To Buy Tickets

With just 2 simple steps:

Step 1: Register Through Hotline 082 232 0178

Contact the ticket office hotline for advice and reservations. The ticket seller will advise you on the experience of taking high-speed trains and choosing suitable seats.

If you are a foreign tourist who has the opportunity to travel around Vietnam, do not forget to visit the beautiful Con Dao Island | Source: Ivivu
If you are a foreign tourist who has the opportunity to travel around Vietnam, do not forget to visit the beautiful Con Dao Island | Source: Ivivu

Step 2: Pay & Receive Tickets

Pay the total ticket cost at the agent account number (see payment instructions). Then the seller will send e-tickets via Email.

When you arrive at the port of departure, you only need to give your phone a digital ticket with your identity card to board the ship.

Summary

Currently, in addition to traveling by plane, there are many tourists who choose to go with Con Dao Express 360. In addition to the appropriate ticket price, good service, fast train travel is also a way for you to watch the sea waves and surroundings. And it should be noted that, make sure that you check the weather conditions accordingly or not before deciding to book tickets.

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