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5 easy and safe ways of transferring from Hanoi to Sapa!

5 easy and safe ways of transferring from Hanoi to Sapa!

Traveling without worrying about transportation with the 5 following ways to move from Ha Noi to Sa Pa!

You are in Ha Noi and you still don’t know how to go to Sapa. You will definitely have the answers with 5 means of transport bellow:


With the cheap price (about 150,000 VND for gasoline) with the distance of 400 km, motorbike has been the most convenient mean of transport for many youngsters, especially backpackers. You can freely conquer spectacular roads; take beautiful photos on the ways.

To help you have a good trip, Hanoi Travel Bus suggests you choosing one out of the following routes:

  • Go according to the Lai Chau direction:

Schedule: Ha Noi – Hoa Lac – Son Tay – Thanh Son – Highway32 – Sapa (more than 420 km)

  • Go according to the Laos Cai direction:

Option 1: Ha Noi – Vinh Phuc – Viet Tri – Phong Chau – Doan Hung – Yen Bai -Lao Cai – Sa Pa ( about 360 km)

Option 2: Ha Noi – Hoa Lac – Son Tay  – Trung Ha Bridge – Phong Chau – Doan Hung – Highway 70 – Lao Cai – Sa Pa ( Total 370km)

>>> Note: Before leaving, you should have a look at the time, weather, avoid rainy seasons to make sure that you are healthy and safe during the trip. In order to go about 400km by motorbike, you are required to have a good health.


Most of the tourists chose Train as the main mean of transport to go to Sapa in the past because of its cheap price and safety on the ways as the traveling time between car and train are the same. However, this thing has changed as soon as the Lao Cia Highway was built. Of course, for those who want to travel with a comfortable space can consider the following information:

There are 2 types of trains: SP (fast ) and LC ( slow ), depart from Ha station in the evening (19h – 22h) and arrive Lao Cai Station in the early morning (5am – 7am). You can choose to the soft chairs (about 280,000 VND / guest), hard chairs (150,000 VND / guest) sleeping chairs with air-conditioner. The price ticket for sleeping chairs in 2017 was cheaper than about 400,000 VND departs from Hanoi.

However, in order to come to Sapa town, you need to take one more bus with 50.000 vnd/ guest.


It will take only 4 hours (compare to train) to get to Sapa if you choose bus. The price of sleeping bus is about 230.000vnd/ person/ single trip, depart from My Dinh or Gia Lam station. The bus will go straight to Sapa without stopping on the way.

However, if you are car-sick, it will be quite difficult when you travel as the time for waiting guests is quite long and you might have to change the bus when there are not many guests on a bus.


With modern equipment, comfortable space and reasonable price, Limousine is everybody’s favorite car to go to Sapa. At the moment, Limousine Hanoi – sapa – Hanoi has 9 seats with 320.000vnd – 400.000 vnd/ guests.

The drawback is that the number of Limousine is limited, so the travel agency runs out of tickets very soon, especially in the weekend.


Being fast and convenient are strong points of transferring by Taxi o get to Sapa. It only takes about 3 hours, so that you can freely stop on the way, contemplate stunning view on the way. However, the cost is quite high if you choose Taxi.

These are 5 ways of traveling from Hanoi to Sapa, Hanoi Travel Bus hopes that you are able to choose a suitable mean to get to Sapa.

Hope you guys have a happy and safe trip.



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