Sapa Train tickets

The Ha Noi – Lao Cai train stops at Lao Cai Station, some 40 kilometres from Sapa and stops at Sapa’s main Post Office (Buu Dien). Each way cost about VND80,000-150,000.

The tourist bus back to Lao Cai leaves from outside Sapa’s church, but it usually will pick you up at your hotel – inquire with the hotel staff for getting a bus ticket back to Lao Cai Station.

Train Fare: From: 01.01.2012

Train Class Cost (US$)/way/berth (return is doubled price)
Fansipan Express First Class with wooden cabin – 4 berths 45
Livitrans Carriage First Class with wooden cabin – 4 berths 44
Private 4-berth cabin, 2 upper bunks are foldable & set up similar VIP cabin 44
VIP Class – 2 berths (only 1 VIP available) 85
Orient Express Deluxe with wooden cabin – 4 berths 39
Private 4-berth cabin, 2 upper bunks are foldable & set up similar VIP cabin 44
VIP Class – 2 berths (only 1 VIP available) 79
Tulico Carriage First Class with wooden cabin – 4 berths 39
VIP Class – 2 berths (only 1 VIP available) 74
TSC Carriage First Class with wooden cabin – 4 berths
with SP1 & SP2
39
First Class with wooden cabin – 4 berths
with SP3 & SP4
39
Et Pumpkin First Class with wooden cabin – 4 berths 39
Sapaly First Class with wooden cabin – 4 berths 44
Private 4-berth cabin, 2 upper bunks are foldable & set up similar VIP cabin 44

 

25% off on adult’s rates for children between 5 year and 12 year old for Fansipan Express Carriage only
Free of charge for children under 5 year old sharing parent’s existing berths for all tourist carriages.

Special note: Since there are only three VIP cabins on Tulico, Livitrans and Orient Express so these cabins are often full quickly. You will be normally confirmed under either private 4 berths or private 2 berths with other two foldable and they are not real VIP. Please make sure this when you received confirmation from us to avoid confusion and frustration later.

Experience the adventure of train travel from Hanoi to Sapa Vietnam

Sapa Vietnam is one of the hottest destination for international tourists to Vietnam. Sapa town located 300km from Hanoi, Lao Cai can be reached by car or train. There is National Highway No.70, 279, 4D linking Lao Cai to Yen Bai, Lai Chau and Ha Giang, China in turn. Lao Cai preserves lots of special cultural, historical sites. Typical sites are Sapa ancient rock field; Sapa, a unique natural tourist site; Bac Ha Market, the biggest fair near the mountainous highlands. Festivals here are very special also.

To Discover Sapa Vietnam travel, you can get on a coach from Hanoi or rent a private car driving in 8 hours to reach lao Cai and go up to Sapa Town. The best way to travel to Sapa is booking a train ticket from Hanoi . Spend an overnight on adventurous train travel to Sapa in a woonden deluxe cabin with A/C and soft sleeper bed and catch a bus uphill to a 4 season-Town of Sapa Vietnam.

The train from Hanoi to Lao Cai – Sapa depart nightly and arrive very early in the morning or vice versa (normal departure time from 20h15 – 21h55 from Hanoi and arrive in Sapa about 5h00 Am). The train will welcome tourists from Ha Noi railway station at 120 Le Duan Street and Tran Quy Cap station, just behind 120 Le Duan streets, Hanoi Capital, Vietnam. You must show your Sapa train booking at the main entrance to check in and the Sapa train will re-check your Sapa train tickets and lead you to your train cariage parked inside the railway Station Vietnam.

The trains from Ha Noi to Lao Cai. The daytime trainsets offer only hard seats and cheap train tickets, whereas Travelers enjoy soft-sleepers, air-conditioned, four-berth cabins or VIP cabin just for a couple on the night trains provided Sapa train ticket carriers:

Victoria Train to Sapa
Victoria Express train is the best in terms of comfort and service from Ha Noi to Lao Cai, Victoria Hotel’s “Orient Express” train offers one restaurant and two luxury sleeping carriages, all with air-conditioning. This is part of the normal run  between Ha Noi and Lao Cai.

Tulico Train to Sapa
Tulico train offers comfortable, air-conditioned soft sleepers. While this is not a luxurious train, it offers good alternative transportation to Sa Pa from Ha Noi. It has soft sleepers, A/C and four-berth cabins. You are provided with one bottle of water, a small snack and a napkin.

Green train ticket
There are Victoria Cabins, Tulico Cabins, Friendly Cabins, and Ratraco Cabins. All of these are alternatives for Travellers to Sa Pa from Ha Noi. Ratraco train is one of the best trains to Sa Pa with wooden cabins.

Friendly Train tickets to Sapa
Friendly train, like the Tulico train, is not a separate train, but offers soft sleepers, A/C and clean four-berth cabins in 2 carriages which go with local trains  between Ha Noi and Lao Cai. You are provided with one bottle of water, a small snack and a napkin.

Livitrans Train tickets to Sapa
To serve tourist requirements, the Livitrans train is also part of a regular train with 2 carriages in SP1 and SP2 which offers A/ C, soft-sleepers and clean four-berth cabins.

Friendly train ticket to Lao Cai – Sapa
Friendly train is wooden carriage, soft sleeper A.C cabin with soft 4 berths and two toilet at either ends. Each berth is equipped with individual reading lights, baggage storage and spacious trunk for suite case and hand luggage. The train provide also water and cold tower.

Fansipan Train tickets to Sapa
The brand new Fansipan Express train has just been introduced to operate routing Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi with 4 fully decorated carriages with high standard soft sleepers with airconditioning wooden cabins. Each berth is equipped with reading lights, baggage storage, flower, mineral water and napkin.

King Express Train to Sapa
New generation of tourist carriage runs Hanoi-Laocai-Hanoi, sister carriage with Fansipan Express. King Express train features VIP (2 berth), Deluxe (4 berths) as well as the Superior cabin.

Sapaly train ticket to sapa
The Sapaly Carriages have featured wooden panelled cabins connect with SP1 and SP2 (Hanoi-Laocai-Hanoi)

All the train carriers departs from Hanoi railways station from 8h20 PM – 22h45 PM and arrive in Lao Cai train station, 30km to Sapa town at about 4h30 Am – 6h00 AM next day. You can contact us for your best Sapa train bookings suitable for your travel plan.