The Best Trains From Hanoi To Sapa

Sapa is a one of Vietnam’s most popular destinations. From Hanoi to Sapa is about  380 kilometres. There are many ways to go from Hanoi to Sapa. But the best way to get there is to take the train from Hanoi to Lao Cai. Because Sapa has no railway station.

So, you have to go about 38 km (24 miles) from Lao Cai railway station and easily reached from there by bus, jeep or taxi in about 50 minutes. 

But if you book our Sapa tour, the next morning , about 06:30 am, our driver and guide will wait for you at the station to take you to Sapa.

And this is the tour package that many tourists choose and love most: 

Super Quick Halong Sapa Tour 4 Days:

The Best Trains From Hanoi To Sapa

Also if you want to find out the best trains to go from Hanoi to Sapa. Please read the following post by us:

There are both daytime and overnight sleeper trains between Hanoi & Lao Cai, and on the sleeper trains you can choose between the normal Vietnamese railways sleepers or a whole series of privately-run sleeping-cars of a higher standard aimed at tourists. The daytime route offers only hard seats, whereas travelers can enjoy soft-sleepers, Air-conditioned, four-berth cabins on the night trains….There is quite a selection of train available to Sapa so what’s the best train to take with more cleaner and comfortable…

One advice for you is to choose the night train of the Private company because better service and quality. Beside that, you can save money  from overnight at the hotel.

Best train operators:

Each train offers a different advantage – you can choose one based on your preference for timing and budget:

Sapaly Express: this is the most popular carrier thanks to its early operation and built-in reputation

King Express: offers lowest fare with seasonal promotions

Chapa Express: offers free shuttle bus to Sapa/ Chapa also has an express lounge at the train station for their guests

Victoria Express: the most luxurious train to Sapa, reserved exclusively for in-house guests

To See price  of each type of train. Please see details at: SAPA TRAINS