This Coto island speed boat guide is everything you need to know: “How to take a speed boat from Ao Tien port (the new port) to Coto island”, the only way to reach Coto island from Van Don.
You’ll find full details of timetables, rates, recommended boat companies and tips for taking a speed boat to Coto. It is written by a local guide who have been working in the tourism industry for 12 plus year and also know a homestay owner in Coto island. All information provided below is up to date.
60 kilometers or 38 miles by seaway
Taking a speedboat to Coto Island is the best way to get to Coto island from the mainland since it’s fast, efficient, and comfortable.
Alternatively, taking a wooden junk boat to Coto Island is another choice for those who have free time, want to sit, relax and enjoy the sea view. Please remember that reaching the island takes around 3 to 4 hours.
How long does it take from Ao Tien port to Coto island?
1.5 hour by speed boat and 3 to 4 hours by a wooden junk boat.
Should I book a ticket in advance?
There is no need to book a ticket in advance, 1 or 2 days before your departure date is enough. Unless, you are traveling during the peak season from May to late July when Vietnamese travel a lot, especially during the weekend.
How do I get from Coto Wharf to your accommodation?
There is a tons of goft cart to choose from. But I do recommend to arrange with your accommodation in Coto island. You’ll be on a safe hand.
How is speed boat ride to Coto island?
Quite gentle if you are using the big speed boat. Havaco is the best so far in my opinion.
Where do I take the boat?
Ao Tien port
How soon should I arrive at Ao Tien port?
Half an hour before your departure time, process paperwork before getting on a boat.
This is all information about travelling from Ao Tien port to Coto island by speed boat
|Route||Departure time||Transfer time||Ticket fare||Company name|
|Ao Tien – Coto||7.15, 10.15, 13.15, 15.00||1.5 hours||350.000đ/pax||Havaco|
|Coto – Ao Tien||8.45, 10.15, 11.45, 15.00, 16.30||1.5 hours||350.000đ/pax||Havaco|
|Ao Tien – Coto||6.00, 7.30, 10.00, 13.30||1.5 hours||230.000đ/pax||Kalong|
|Coto – Ao Tien||9.00, 9.30,10.00,13.30pm||1.5 hours||230.000đ/pax||Kalong|
|Ao Tien – Coto||7.30, 9.30, 10.00, 11.30, 12.30pm||1.5 hours||250.000đ/pax||Quang Minh|
|Coto – Ao Tien||8.00am and 16.00pm||1.5 hours||250.000đ/pax||Quang Minh|
|Ao Tien – Coto||7.30, 10.00, 13.30pm||1.5 hours||250.000đ/pax||Nguyen Viet|
|Coto – Ao Tien||8.00, 13.30, 16pm||1.5 hours||250.000đ/pax||Nguyen Viet|
I hope this Coto island speed boat guide helps you some ways to plan your travel from Ao Tien port to Coto island. If you need any further assistance in terms of booking a ticket to Coto island, feel free to contact me via Whatsapp at