What is the best and safest way to travel to Phu Quoc? Depending on your travel style and schedule to explore the pearl island, you should consider choosing the means of transportation in Phu Quoc introduced in the following article.

1. How to travel in Phu Quoc?

1.1. Motorbike rental

The most popular means to explore Phu Quoc is motorbike. With a strong car, full fuel tank, you can enjoy exploring every little corner on Phu Quoc. Riding a motorbike also saves you more money than taking a taxi.

Guests can rent a car at hotels or motorbike rental service shops on the island. Currently, motorbike rental prices range from 120,000 to 180,000 VND/day/car and 150,000-200,000 VND/day/scooter. The procedure for renting a car is very simple, including a copy of the ID card (with a comparison document) and a car deposit.

On the island, you can rent a motorbike for convenient transportation

You can go to the island and then rent a car or book a car 3-5 months in advance to choose a car. Usually, the car is delivered at Duong Dong town or Phu Quoc airport. If you rent at a hotel, you can pick up the car at your place of stay. You can book a car 3-5 days in advance, the car will be delivered in Duong Dong town.

Some motorbike rental addresses on Phu Quoc island:

  • The Vinh: Near Dinh Cau, Duong Dong Town - 0975 503 856
  • Motorcycle rental shop 62 Tran Hung Dao: 62A Tran Hung Dao - 0297 3994 920
  • Hong Phat: Group 4, Duong Bao, Duong To - 0902 868 134 - 0979 799 980
  • Mr. Muoi: Bai Vong Hamlet, Ham Ninh Commune - 0938 573 411
  • Phu My Hotel: 33 Hung Vuong - 0939 412 268 - 0297 3979 977

1.2. Car rental

If you are traveling in a large group, traveling as a family with the elderly and children, choose a rental car. This is a means of  commuting in Phu Quoc  suitable when you travel long distances, avoiding the hot sun.

Normally, visitors will rent a 4-seater or 7-seater car depending on the number of people. Note, on Phu Quoc island, cars are not rented by the hour, but by the direction of sightseeing. For example, the price of renting a 7-seater car to the East of Phu Quoc Island is 700,000 VND/car, the rental price to go to the South island is 800,000 VND/car, to the North island is 900,000 VND/car. In addition, if traveling to Phu Quoc is crowded, you can also rent a car from 16, 29, 35 and 45 seats,...

Car rental is the solution for travelers traveling in groups

In addition to calculating the car rental according to the direction, many car rental shops on Phu Quoc island also calculate the rental price based on your starting location. In addition, resorts and hotels on the island also have their own car rental policy. Therefore, you should consult many places before renting a car.

  • Duc Hung Phu Quoc Service Co., Ltd: Suoi May, Duong To - 0969 265 111 or 0971 555 069
  • Phu Quoc Golden Dragon Travel Company: No. 100, Tran Hung Dao Street - 0989.707.478
  • Top Travels Phu Quoc Company: Tran Hung Dao, Duong Dong TT - 0939.880,332
  • Green Kien Giang: 73 Tran Hung Dao, Phu Quoc - 0983 060 154
  • Phu Quoc Cuong Phu Thinh: Nguyen Hue, Duong Dong TT - 0944113848, 0933 814 834 or 0973 814 834

1.3. Rent a taxi

In case you can't ride a motorbike due to bad weather or don't know how to drive a car, you can hire a taxi for convenient transportation. Taxi is also a popular means of transportation in Phu Quoc with prices ranging from 12,000 - 20,000 VND/km depending on the distance you travel.

Currently, on Phu Quoc island, there are 5 different taxi companies and no Grab service. To call the right professional taxi, you should ask the staff of resorts and hotels to call for help instead of calling yourself. Contact information for taxi companies on Phu Quoc Island:

  • Mai Linh Taxi: 0773,997,799 – 0773.97 97 97
  • Hoang Long Taxi: 0773. 988,988
  • Taxi Phu Quoc (Nam Thang company): 02973 75 75 75
  • Sasco Phu Quoc Taxi: 02973 76 76 76
  • VinaSun Taxi: 02973 789 789

There are many different taxi companies on Phu Quoc island

1.4. Traveling by bus

One of the most popular means of commuting in Phu Quoc. is the bus. Unlike in big cities like Hanoi and Saigon, buses on the island have some differences in route, travel time and schedule.

In particular, in Phu Quoc, there are bus routes that only serve tourists who have booked a service to visit and explore a certain destination. Currently, Phu Quoc has 3 main bus routes:

Bus route Duong Dong town – Airport – Bai Vong

  • Distance: 10km
  • Hours of operation: Duong Dong (7 – 13 hours), Bai Vong (9 – 15:40)
  • Number of trips: 14 trips/day
  • Travel time: 30 minutes/trip
  • Time between flights: 15-20 minutes
  • Travel route
  • Go: Bai Vong port - Ganh Dau commune road - Provincial road 46 - Provincial road 47 - Duong Dong town
  • Return: Duong Dong town – Provincial road 47 – Provincial road 46 – Ganh Dau commune road – Bai Vong port

Visitors can travel by bus

Bus route 11 from Duong Dong town -  Phu Quoc airport - An Thoi:

  • Distance: 14km
  • Ticket price: 20,000 VND/way
  • Hours of operation: 5:40 a.m. - 10:00 p.m
  • Travel time: 1 hour
  • Travel route: Duong Dong town - Phu Quoc airport - An Thoi and vice versa

Bus route from Duong Dong town - Safari - Vinpearl Phu Quoc:

  • Shuttle bus schedule to Vinpearl Land and Vinpearl safari Phu Quoc, the first point is Eden Hotel Phu Quoc
  • Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday only have a 15:30 trip)
  • Time between flights: 30 minutes

1.5. Rent a bicycle

If you like walking on the island, then a bicycle is a very suitable means of transportation in Phu Quoc. Guests can rent a car at the resort, the hotel they stay. On average, the price for renting a bicycle is 100,000 VND/day, a double bike is 150,000 VND/day. If you rent by the hour, the price will be 20,000 VND/hour.

You can rent a bicycle to go for a walk

Some resorts and hotels with bicycle rental in Phu Quoc:

  • Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort Managed by Accor
  • Peppercorn Beach Resort
  • Phu Quoc Bambusa Resort
  • Isabella Resort
  • Green Bay Phu Quoc Resort & Spa

1.6. Traveling by Phu Quoc electric car

The next vehicle that you can choose is an electric car. This vehicle has many advantages but also some disadvantages. Trams are cheaper than taxis, providing an enjoyable experience on the island. However, it will be difficult on rainy days and easy to lose power if operating in the peak tourist season.

Electric cars are also an option for tourists when traveling to Phu Quoc

Electric car routes on Phu Quoc Island:

  • Route 1: Duong Dong section - Phu Quoc Airport with a length of 34.5km. The bus departs from Cua Lap, through Phu Quoc airport, Bai Vong port, Ham Ninh fishing village, Suoi Tranh, Thanh Long myrtle garden and some pepper gardens. Ticket price: 30,000 VND/person/way
  • Route 2: Galina Tran Hung Dao  -11 Hung Vuong, 5km long. The car goes along the main road of Duong Dong town, past Long Beach Pearl, Phu Quoc Coi Nguon museum, Dinh Cau, Hung Quoc Tu pagoda and Khai Hoan fish sauce. Ticket price: 20,000 VND/person/way
  • Route 3: Bai Vong port - Ham Ninh fishing village - Suoi Tranh tourist resort - Thanh Long myrtle garden - Duc Phat pepper garden - Thinh Phat fish sauce. Ticket price: 60,000 VND/person/way

1.7. Shuttle and transfer routes

Shuttle bus to the pier and ferry

When you buy Superdong train tickets or Thanh Thoi ferry tickets, you can buy a transit ticket at the same time to go from Duong Dong town to the pier or vice versa. The average price of the shuttle bus is 30,000 - 50,000 VND / time and there are many trips a day.

Shuttle bus to amusement parks

Currently, only Vinpearl Land - Safari and Hon Thom Amusement Park provide shuttle service.

  • Service of Safari Vinpearl Land: The first pick-up point is Novotel Hotel, Muong Thanh. The bus will run along Tran Hung Dao street to pick up passengers along Duong Dong - Cua Can - Ganh Dau route.
  • Hon Thoi Amusement Park: The first pick up point is Galaxy Hotel, the car runs along Tran Hung Dao Street, continue to pick up guests at Novotel and then go straight to An Thoi Station

1.8. Boats to visit the island

Around Phu Quoc island is a network of beautiful small islands such as Mong Tay island, Thoi archipelago, Mot island,... To explore these beautiful islands, the means that you can move is a boat.

Visitors should rent boats and canoes to explore the neighboring islands

When going to the island, depending on the plan to explore the islands, you contact to rent a boat. In addition, you can buy short half-day or 1-day tours to prepare transportation.

Some boat and canoe rental services on the island:

  • Ngoc Dong service: Quarter 6, An Thoi town - 0168 3707 099
  • Cano and boat rental service on Phu Quoc island: An Thoi town - 0986 338 374 or 0944 610 667
  • Services Viet Thanh Resort: Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong Town – 0977 797 685 or 0939 992 048 – 0946 441 532

2. Some notes when using means of transport when traveling to Phu Quoc

There are many means of transportation in Phu Quoc to serve the travel needs of tourists. When choosing to rent and use these vehicles, you need to understand the following important notes:

  • Need to agree specifically on the price and time to rent any vehicle on the island
  • Carefully check the vehicle for any damage
  • Pay close attention to the terms contained in the rental procedure/contract
  • It is recommended to book car rental a few days in advance, especially during the peak tourist season
  • Learn more about cars, ships and canoes, especially prices and conditions of use

No matter what vehicle you rent, you should ask the price carefully

3. Book an attractive package tour of Phu Quoc at Dong Travel

Above is a series of experiences of traveling by means of transportation in Phu Quoc. If you are traveling to Phu Quoc for the first time and do not have much experience, choose the package tours of Dong Travel.

Dong Travel provides tours that include full means of transportation such as round-trip airfare, shuttle bus during the Phu Quoc discovery program. In addition, Dong Travel's tour also designed food programs, bought sightseeing tickets and brought enthusiastic and friendly guides throughout the journey.

In addition to package tours, you can also order travel combos including round-trip Phu Quoc air tickets and hotel rooms. This is an economical, quick choice that still ensures comfort, helping you explore the pearl island according to your personal preferences.

Hopefully the information that Dong Travel provides in this article will be really useful for those who are going to Phu Quoc. Wish you have a happy, fulfilling journey and have many memorable experiences on the beautiful pearl island.

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