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To help you plan a holiday to Sapa, we provide the train guide in our web site. The train service features from the carrier information to one way and round trip ticket between Hanoi and Lao Cai

There are four classes of train travel offered in Hanoi - Lao Cai train route: hard-seat, soft-seat, hard-berth, soft-berth.
Hard-seat is tolerable for day travel, but it can be even less comfortable than the bus overnight.
Hard-berth has three tiers of beds (it means six beds per compartment). The upper berth is cheapest and the lower berth is most expensive.
Soft-seat includes vinyl-covered seats, more comfortable than benches of hard-seat, but rather hot if without air-conditioner in the summer.
Soft-berth has two tiers of beds (four beds per compartment), the price for each bunks are the same. These compartments have a door...See more


There are some kinds of transportation that you can take to travel from Hanoi to Sapa and returns. Besides the most popular transportation is going by train, traveling by bus is an option for those who have difficulty to book the train tickets or saving travel budget. There are several bus companies leading the trip to Sapa from Hanoi and returns such as Hung Thanh Bus, Vietbus and Sao Viet bus, and Hai Van. These buses depart at different time in the morning and evening. It takes shorter time than going by train with reasonable price...See more



Travelling by train from Hanoi to Sapa is the most popular option and the trip ends and departs ( for returns) in Lao Cai where guests have to take another leg of 38 km far to Sapa. So the pick up and transfer are really necessary for the guests, Sapa Stay Company does meet the need of two main options:

  • Private pick up and transfer: 4 seater car, 7 seater car, 16 seater van, 29 seater bus and 35 seater bus
  • Shuttle bus: 16 seater van, 29 seater bus and 35 seater bus... See more

For the people want to travel by themselves in Sapa and surounding areas, the best way to do it is renting a motorbike. These are the prices for motorbike and bicyle with good quality.

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