From Sapa Lao Cai to Hanoi by Trains
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From Sapa SSB to Hanoi by Vans
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From Sapa GreenLion to Hanoi by Vans
From Lao Cai to Hanoi by Taxis
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From Sapa to Hanoi by Taxis
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How to get from Sapa to Hanoi
Travelling between Sapa and Hanoi is possible by Bus, train, van and taxi. Taxi guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you VND 6,720,004 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere VND 236,008.
How long does it take to get from Sapa to Hanoi?
It can take you anywhere between 4 and 8 hours to travel between Sapa and Hanoi depending on the means of transport you choose.
Taxi is the fastest way to travel between Sapa and Hanoi. Taxi will bring you to your destination in 3h 55m. Train does a much slower job and take about 7h 50m to reach Hanoi.
How much does it cost to get from Sapa to Hanoi?
Travelling between Sapa and Hanoi can be as cheap as VND 236,008 if you opt for a Vietnam Railways (Đường Sắt Việt Nam) train and as expensive as VND 6,720,004 if you buy a Hai Van Transport (Hai Van) taxi ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
How many trips per day are there between Sapa and Hanoi ?
- 23 from Sapa to Hanoi starting from 20:55 Sapa Lao Cai until 21:40 Sapa Lao Cai
- 13 from Sapa to Hanoi starting from 07:00 Sa Pa SapaExpress until 21:45 Sapa SSB
- 5 from Sapa to Hanoi starting from 07:45 Sapa SSB until 15:30 Sapa SSB
17 from Sapa to Hanoi starting from 00:00 Lao Cai until 00:00 Lao Cai
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Sapa to Hanoi.
What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?
Travelling from Sapa to Hanoi overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.
Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.
They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.
Companies operating bus routes between Sapa and Hanoi
Grouptour (Công ty du lịch quốc tế Grouptour), Sapa Dragon Express (Sapa Dragon Express), Sapa Express, Truly Hagiang (Du lich Á châu)
Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.
Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.
Companies offering charters between Sapa and Hanoi
DichungTaxi (DichungTaxi), Grouptour (Công ty du lịch quốc tế Grouptour), Hai Van Transport (Hai Van), OUROS Travel (Ouros Travel)
Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.
Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.
Vans are a great alternative - or, in many cases - your only option - if you need to travel overland within one and the same province or neighbouring provinces or states. Vans ply the roads between Sapa and Hanoi, too.
Things to remember: When travelling by van with huge luggage buying a separate seat for your suitcase or backpack is a good idea. Do not expect there is a roomy luggage compartment in a van - there is actually none and your fellow passengers are unlikely to appreciate your luggage stuck under their feet, alas.
Companies operating vans between Sapa and Hanoi
GreenLion Bus (Du lịch Sư tử Xanh), Grouptour (Công ty du lịch quốc tế Grouptour)
What is the most popular transport to get from Sapa to Hanoi?
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route
- 999 took a train
- 1 took a van
- opted for a bus
- bought a taxi ride