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Cat Ba Island is known for its rugged limestone mountains, hot & cold springs, moist tropical forests and coral reefs, as well as its deserted beaches and casual island lifestyle.Travelling to Cat Ba tourist have opportunity to joining a lot of...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bus picked us up at our hostel right on time. Once out of Hanoi, smooth quiet ride. Highly recommend!!

5  Thank MLL_Productions
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We travelled to and from Cat Ba with Cat Ba Express. Our guides Tinh and Henry were happy to answer any questions we had and offered some good advice on where to eat and what to see on the island, in addition to the tours...More

4  Thank Trail34796650099
Express C, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Express, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Trail34796650099, Thank you very much for recommending us to all travelers as the best choice to travel to Cat Ba Island. Your kind words about Cruise with Serenity Day Cruise, Bus from Ha Noi to Cat Ba, especially Mr Tinh and Henry will be...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a Very smooth transfer from Cat Ba to Hanoi with Cat Ba express and Henry was a fabulous host.More

2  Thank Y4647IXsarahw
Express C, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Express, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Y4647IXsarahw, Thank you very much for your kind words about Cat Ba Express & Our bus guide - Mr Tinh. We are always provide our best to our clients and it is very happy when it met you expectation. Your review will stay here...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent service, the guides went above and beyond to answer questions. A lot of thanks to Tinh for making an extra effort in writing a list of recommendations for Hanoi. This is the best company for travelling to Cat Ba. I’m a Canadian and this...More

4  Thank Ste V
Express C, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Express, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Ste V, The weather seems colder this time, but it's great to know that you had a nice trip in Cat Ba Island. We are very proud of to be a part of your holiday in Vietnam, it could not be happier when our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was probably the best bus I've got in Vietnam. Tinh was a brilliant guide and was very helpful.More

1  Thank jshan19
Express C, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Jshan19, Good Morning from Hanoi, Vietnam! It's pleasure to have chance to serve you, and we are thrilled to hear that Tinh made a nice day to you. All travelers consider to travel by bus in Vietnam, Cash you care a way when you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went from Hanoi to cat ba. Stayed at the old quarter in Hanoi, which was too complicated for the bus to reach. Instead we got picked up by scooter and driven to the bus so we didnt have to walk. Great service on the...More

1  Thank Christian L
Express C, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Christian L, We are most grateful that you took the time to publish this excellent review about your recent trip with Cat Ba Express to Cat Ba Island! It is great appreciated to hear that you enjoyed our service and lunch offerings. Nothing feels...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took the express bus from Ha Noi to Cat Ba. The guide Tinh was very helpful. I went with my mom who’s a middle age lady and he voluntarily helped us with the luggages. He carried them everywhere for us. Very nice guy. The...More

Thank Khoa T
Express C, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Khoa T, We agree with you, Tinh is very helpful. We are thrilled to hear that he did his good job to make a nice ride to you and your mom. Tinh & All of us are very glad to have chance to see...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Smooth transfer from Hanoi to Cat Ba. Bus is comfortable, even including WiFi, water and snack. The speedboat is great! On the way back we took the ferry, but this was time consuming. Son was friendly and also gave us a lot of tips for...More

Thank DorineKo
Express C, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Express, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear DorineKo, We are very glad to serve you, it's thrilled to hear that our service met your expectation. We appreciate very much your kind feedback and taking the time to share it here, we wish you enjoy the rest of vacation in Vietnam as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good price, safe trip, a nice guide... I recommend you to choose this company to take bus in central Honai (Ha noi old town) to Cat Ba island central town. thank you.More

Thank Jf-Nganpham
Express C, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Express, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Jf-Nganpham, Thank you very much for choosing Cat Ba Express and taking the time to write such a wonderful review for us on TripAdvisor. It's great tip! Our good service is reason to introduce us to all your friends who will travel to Ha...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Journey was comfortable and well organised and informative. Tinh was great tour operator and had a great sense of humour. Tinh was great. Be more like Tinh.More

Thank conzamcleod
Express C, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Express, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear conzamcleod, Your review is a great motivation for us to continue to deliver and further enhance the personalized services to ensure that our guests will enjoy every single moment with us. We will share this review to Mr Tinh as well. Thank you very...More

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elizafrau
September 27, 2018|
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Response from Express C | Property representative |
Dear Elizafrau, Thank you very much for contacting us! Please send your request to our email or whatsapp +84976951999, it is better to pay in advance Paying in cash on bus is fine as well but need to be sure. Have a nice... More
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sdbapi
May 26, 2018|
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Dear sdbapi, Thank you very much for your question. We would like to give you some information: Is it possible to keep our luggages at Cat ba express office for 3 hours? Yes, you can. Our office is very convenience to... More
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October 29, 2017|
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Dear Thao N Thank you very much for your question. We are sorry for late reply. It is always great to do the trip to Cat Ba island. We are expecting to see you again. Wish you the best!
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