Detailed guide for travel by speed boat to Coto island

This is up to date guide about travel by speed boat to Coto island in 2022 with company names, timetable, rates and reviews

One of cool experience when travelling Coto island is to surf the wave by going on a speed boats or wooden boats. Hynam Travel provides you with detailed information about company names, schedule and rate. 

Coto island speed boat

Speed boat in Coto island

Nguyen Viet company

It is one of the reliable companies with modern speed boats to Coto islands with their profession on service and punctuation. This is the only company offer boat services to Thanh Lan island, will soon operate in 2019. 

Duration : 75 minutes. It might be sooner or later about 15 or 30 minutes due to weather conditions. 

Van Don to Coto : 9.30am , 10.30am, 11.30am 

Coto to Van Don : 8.00am , 10.00am, 12.00pm, 13.30pm, 15.00pm 

Contact number : 098 7989 888 – 02033.874.068


This is only company owns Catamaran cruises, the most modern one applied new technology with marine world standard. There are 5 boats on operating. 

Route : Van Don (Cai Rong port) – Coto : 6.00 am, 6.30 am, 8.30 am, 9.00am, 10.00am, 11.30 am, 12.30pm, 13.30pm, 15.00pm, 15.30pm, 16.30pm

Coto – Van Don (Cai Rong port) : 7.30am, 8.00am, 10.00 am, 10.30am , 11.30pm, 13.00pm, 14.00pm, 15.00pm, 16.30pm , 17.00 pm
Duration : 70 minutes

Contact number : 0946.193.193 – 0979.222.111

Rate : 230,000VND per person

Kalong company

With modern facilities, spacious room on board. In 2017, Kalong Co,ltd has managed both Van Don and Coto port. They are considered top companies offering speed boats to Coto island. 

Van Don – Coto : 6:00am,  7:30am, 10:00am, 12:15pm

Coto – Van Don : 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 13:30pm

Contact number : Van Don port : 0342.186.186 – 0358.156.156  , Coto port : 0343.186.186 

Rate : 230.000VND per person 

Quang Minh 

The first company offer boat service to Coto island. They first operate wooden junk boat. 

Cai Rong – Coto : 6.30 am, 8.00am, 11.00am, 14.00pm, 15.00pm

Coto – Cai Rong: 8.00am , 11.00am , 14.00pm, 15.00pm 16.00pm
Contact number: 0203 3793 793 – 0973 755 222 – 0984 727 333

Rate : 230.000VND per person 

Tuan Chau Express – operated by Havaco

This is the most recommended company which offers five stars Caramantan cruise from/to Cai Rong port. The ticket could be purchased at the ticket booth at Cai Rong port 

Route : Van Don (Cai Rong port) – Coto : : 7.00am, 11300am, 13.30pm 

Coto – Van Don (Cai Rong port) :  8.00am, 12.30pm, 14.30pm

Duration : 70 minutes

Contact number : 0964 655 818

Rate : 250.000VND per person

The schedule might be changed without prior notice due to the season and weather condition, please check their website for more details. 

Where to buy 

Right at the ticket office in Cai Rong port or ask your hotel or homestay in Coto island to reserve it for you. 

Pro tips for taking speed boats to Coto island

+ When purchasing tickets, provide them with detailed on your passport such as sex, full name, nationality, passport no…Just show them to a salesman.

+ If you got seasick, take some tablets half an hour in advance for taking effect

+ Traveling by speed boats is better than a wooden boat to avoid seasick. Read the Coto travel guide below this article for further details

+ There is a company called Viet Kite Travel offer combo both boat and bus ticket. The overnight bus allows you to save one-night hotel accommodation and time. Visit VEXERE to book a ticket

+ But there is no need to purchase the tickets in advance expect peak season such as Mayday, Lunar new year of Vietnam 

+ Check the weather forecast carefully before your departure date. You may ask the homestay owner who knows if there is a permission for speed boat on your departure date or not.

+ The schedule can be changed without prior notice due to weather condition

+ There are more boats serving during the high season of domestic tourism from May to August.

Frequently asked questions for traveling by speed boat to Coto island

Where to buy a speed boat ticket to travel Coto island?

At the ticket booth in Cai Rong port

How much does it cost for a ticket for speed boat to Coto island?

230k per person 

How long does it take from Van Don to Coto island?

70 minutes

Is there any wooden junk boat to Coto island?

Yes, it is. If you have time and love the scenery of the sea. This is a good option.  The boat departs at 7.00 am and 13.00pm from Cai Rong port

Can I get seasick if I go by speed boat?

May be or maybe not. It depends on your body. To me, I have no problem with that. 

If you would like a hassle free holiday, Hynam Travel offer 3 days to Coto island 

Related articles : 

Coto island travel guide

Things to do in Coto island

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