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Hanoi – Sapa bus tickets price

Hanoi – Sapa bus tickets price

Apparently, the question “how much do the bus tickets from Hanoi to Sapa cost?” is being concerned by many tourists as train is the most favorite mean of transport of visitors to get to Sapa from the past until now by its high safety even though it takes time and is a bit more expensive than coach.

Prices of Hanoi-Sapa train tickets

Although the price is much higher and it takes more time than coach or car, train is always tourists’ favorite choice to discover Sapa, one of the most attractive tourist destinations of the Northwest. It is because of its high safety and visitors can bring their motorbikes to move in Sapa.

Table of train tickets’ price

Unit: vnd

Type of ticket Old price New price Discount rate
Hard chair 150.000 145.000 3%
Hard chair – air conditioner 235.000 175.000 25%
Soft chair – air conditioner 280.000 220.000 25%
Cabin with 6 floors 1 air conditioner 500.000 390.000 22%
Cabin 6 floors 2 air conditioners 470.000 370.000 22%
Cabin 6 floors 3 air conditioners 415.000 325.000 22%
Cabin 4 floors or 2 floor with air conditioners 600.000 450.000 25%

You can easily see the different between among ticket prices from Hanoi – Sapa or Sapa – Hanoi. In fact, train are spited up into many cabins with different chair quality like normal and first class flight tickets and seater tickets will be much cheaper than sleeping tickets.

Overall, the price of train tickets is more stable than coach as it can increase on holidays but not much. You can look for train tickets to Sapa on website of Railway station instead of seeing them on the internet.

How to get to Sapa without train?

Currently, there are 3 train trips from Hanoi to Sapa per day in which there is a trip during the day and 2 trips in the evening. The fastest train is SP1, train LC3 with seater, not sleeping seaters.

It is not easy to book suitable tickets, sometimes there aren’t any tickets left in peak season and tourists don’t have train tickets, so how will you get to Sapa?

You can save your money as well as to be active about schedule when going by motorbike. Also you can freely contemplate view on the way or stop to take as many pictures as you can without being worried about traffic. Some people choose to go according the Hanoi – Lao Cai route as it just takes about 3 to 4 hours to get to the Sapa town. However, it will be very dangerous travelling by motorbike and if you travel by coach you may not get the tickets or get expensive tickets.

Therefore, the best choice would be using Hanoi Travel Bus services. Hanoi Travel Bus provide hiring car, booking bus services for different customers like family, individual or groups like staff team in some companies or offices. Moreover, you can choose sleeping bus, seater bus or private car which fit your schedule.

Especially, Hanoi Travel Bus co-operates with prestige company with years of experiences and be familiar with the road Hanoi to Sapa. So, don’t hesitate to use our services. Besides, you can get preferential treatments from Hanoi Travel Bus when using our services like supporting to look for bus at the airport, free wifi and clean water or tour guide. Additionally, you can choose the time that fits your schedule.

Hanoi Travel Bus sleep Bus ticket price

Unit: USD

Shuttle  Bus Code Pick up Time Departure Time Time arrival More Ride Type Price for  one way (USD) Price Round trip (USD)
Hanoi – Sapa Sapa 01 6:45 7:30 13:00 sleeper Bus (45 beds) 13 25
Sapa 02  12:45  13:30  19:00  sleeper Bus (45 beds)  13  25
Sapa 03 21:30 22:00 3:00 sleeper Bus (45 beds) 13 25
Sapa- Hanoi Sapa 04 7:30 8:00 13:00 sleeper Bus (45 beds) 13 25
 Sapa 05  13:00  13:30  19:00  sleeper Bus (45 beds)  13  25
 Sapa 07  21:30  22:00 3:00   sleeper Bus (45 beds)  13  25

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  • 30% additional fee on holidays.
  • Hanoi travel bus provides free pick-up service around Hanoi’s Old Quarter. For customers who have addresses too far, they will gather in front of Hanoi Travel Bus office (Address: 69 Hang Ga, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi) or call us for support
  • Departure time may be 30 minutes earlier or later depending on the location.
  • Luggage: Hanoi travel bus encourages travelers to carry small luggage. Less than 15kg will not charge. Guests are kindly requested to inform Hanoi travel bus in advance of their luggage or baggage number prior to booking or departing.
  • Many foreign tourists come to Vietnam for the first time request to be picked up at the airport. But visitors should know that the distance from the airport to the center of Hanoi is about 40km. If you need to pick up at the airport, call Hanoi travel bus staff for advice and assistance.
  • Children are not allowed free seats.

>>> Interesting things when traveling Sapa that you should know

  1. Conquer “The Roof of Indochina”

The Roof of Indochina ” – Fansipan peak with 3,143m high belongs to Hoang Lien Son mountain range is the highest peak in the three countries in Indochina. Fansipan is located about 9km far from Sapa town center to the Southwest. The name Fansipan derives from the local name “Hua Xi Pan” which means “giant stone “. One of the interesting things when traveling in Sapa is conquering Fansipan peak – “The Roof of Indochina”.

Fansipan Mountain – The Roof of Indochina

Currently, there are two ways to conquer Fansipan such as climbing or taking cable car. If you have good health and time, you want to challenge yourself; you can choose to walk to Fansipan (hiking). This journey will give visitors many memorable memories. If you don’t have much time and no preparation, visitors can choose cable car to get Fansipan. When taking a cable car from the foot of the mountain to the top of the mountain, visitors will be able to admire the majestic Northwest from the sky.

  1. Understanding the culture of ethnic minorities in the highlands

In addition to the Kinh, Sapa has five ethnic minorities including H’Mong, Tay, Giay, Pho, Dao Do. Join the tour Sapa, visitors can discover the village, visitors can learn more about the habits of life, customs, traditional trades and the cultural characteristics of ethnic minorities. Some famous minority villages in Sapa such as:

  • Cat Cat Village: A place where the H’Mong ethnic groups live, This is one of the villages attracting the most tourists in Sapa. To visit Cat Cat, visitors can find lifestyle, habits, and customs … of the Hmong.

  • Ta Van village: Located under the beautiful Muong Hoa valley, Ta Van will make visitors feel overwhelmed by the beauty of the terraced rice fields. Ta Van is home to Giay people. Through exploring the villages, visitors can learn more about the unique culture of ethnic minorities.

Besides exploring the villages, participating in festivals, the Sapa weekend market is also a way to help visitors learn more about the unique culture of ethnic minorities in the uplands.

  1. Watch the magnificent terraced rice fields

Terraced rice fields are one of the sparkling and wonderful features. This is also the typical image of the North West in general and Sapa in particular. Recently, the magazine Travel and Leisure of America has voted terraced rice fields in Vietnam as one of the most beautiful terraced systems in the world. The terraces system in Sapa as a “living picture of nature” is embroidered by the brain and hand and the industriousness of the farmers.

Endless terraced rice fields in Sapa

By the stages of the rice season, the beauty of the terraced rice fields has different shades. If you want to see the green terraced rice fields, you can come in June and July. If you want to contemplate a whole range of rice terraces with bright yellow color, you should visit Sapa in September or early October. For more information, please read the article When is the best time to travel to Sapa”.

Hanoi travel bus wishes you a safe and happy trip!



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