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Traveling to Con Dao in the summer with Mai Linh Express
Date: 28/08/2023

June is one of the best months for island vacations. In particular, Con Dao is an ideal destination with beautiful beaches. Moreover, it is also famous for cultural and spiritual tourism. With a 4-hour journey from Can Tho City to Con Dao (Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province), you will have a wonderful and affordable vacation.
Mai Linh Express high-speed boat

Mai Linh Express is a brand new high-speed boat of Mai Linh Tay Do Joint Stock Company under Mai Linh Group. This double-hulled vessel, designed and assembled using the most advanced technology, has average speed of 32 nautical mile/hour. As a result, it helps to shorten the travel time from Can Tho to Con Dao in just over 3 hours, enough time for visitors to chat, enjoy the beautiful sceneries and rest before exploring Con Dao.

Mai Linh Express is very spacious with a capacity of 339 passengers and has an international standard meeting room. In addition to economy class, the ship also has a business-class standard cabin to meet the demand of all passengers. The 3 classes of seats on the train: Economy Class: 260 seats, Business Class: 71 seats, First Class seat: 8 seats. Moreover, there are a bar and a karaoke room on the boat, which will surely bring a unique experience for visitors.

The 4-hour journey from Can Tho City to Ba Ria - Vung Tau province on Mai Linh Express high-speed boat will bring visitors interesting experiences: 2 hours on the river and 2 hours on the sea. This is a “unique” journey compared to the journeys connecting to Con Dao from Ho Chi Minh City, Soc Trang province - these routes usually take time to travel by road, then only travel by sea. For tourists in Can Tho City, Mai Linh Express is the right choice in many aspects: saving travel time and costs as well as traveling both on the river and sea.

In particular, Mai Linh Express currently has a promotion for customers with a 20% discount on ticket prices but still ensures 5-star service:

From Monday to Thursday, adult: ECO: 600,000 VND; business: 790,000 VND; first class: 1.5 million VND.

From Friday to Sunday, Holidays, Tet, adult: 680,000 VND; business: 900,000 VND; first class: 1.5 million VND.

Visitors board the Mai Linh Express for the journey from Can Tho to Con Dao. Photo: Kieu Mai

When taking the Mai Linh Express high-speed boat, you will land directly at Con Dao Port which is nearly 15km shorter from Ben Dam Port to the center of Con Dao.

Mai Linh Express also has the “Exciting Summer” package at only 1.6 million VND/pax. This 2 days 1 night tour includes round-trip tickets from Can Tho - Con Dao and accommodation at a 2-star hotel. In particular, Mai Linh Express will offer free tickets to Heroic Vietnamese Mothers and Heroes of the People's Armed Forces. People with meritorious services to the revolution and people from government agencies are entitled to a 10% discount on ticket prices.

Diep Nguyen Thao Ngan, Deputy Director of Mai Linh Tay Do Joint Stock Company, said: “With many incentives and good services in the summer for the Can Tho - Con Dao route, We hope to bring visitors a comfortable and safe trip with memorable experiences in the journey of discovering Can Tho river and sea tourism in Con Dao.”

Contact for ticket support:

Mai Linh Express high-speed boat ticket agent

Address: 83 Ly Thai To, Hung Phu Ward, Cai Rang District, Can Tho City

hotline: 083 692 8888


Source: Can Tho News - Translated by Hoang Dat

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