Our covid-19 response Get Your first order at US$ 5 off Buy now, go later gift cards - no expiry

Hanoi-Sapa Express Train

This is an overnight train journey between Hanoi and Sapa. Though many operators offer tickets for this journey making it seem like there are several trains, the different operators are actually leasing carriages from the same state-owned train. While some operators offer better-furnished carriages and better food, the toilets on the train will be shared.
Hanoi

Browse 8 Options for Hanoi-Sapa Express Train

All Filters
Clear
Filters
Trip Type
Price
$
to
$
Start Points
Start / End Time
Start time: At any time
End time: At any time
Flexible Cancellation
Accommodation
Duration
Clear
Filters
Start Date
Clear
Filters
Sort by:

All Options for Hanoi-Sapa Express Train

Hanoi to Sapa (09:35pm - 06:30am)

3.2 (60) Join-in Max: 28 guests
L

Livitrans

12 years experience

Sapa to Hanoi (06:00pm - 04:30am)

3.2 (60) Join-in Max: 28 guests
L

Livitrans

12 years experience

Sapa to Hanoi (05:30pm - 05:30am)

2.8 (10) Join-in Max: 28 guests
Dream Train

Dream Train

4 years experience

Hanoi to Sapa (10:00pm - 07:00am)

2.8 (10) Join-in Max: 28 guests
Dream Train

Dream Train

4 years experience

Hanoi to Sapa (10:00pm - 06:15am)

3.1 (30) Join-in Max: 30 guests
Sapaly Express Train

Sapaly Express Train

10 years experience

Sapa to Hanoi (09:00pm - 05:30am)

3.1 (30) Join-in Max: 30 guests
Sapaly Express Train

Sapaly Express Train

10 years experience
Loading results...

No results available

There were no options available for the filters you have selected.

Helpful Questions from Other Travellers

Q
How do I collect the train ticket?
A
Once you book your spot on the train with us, we will provide you with an e-voucher. You can show the e-voucher at the train operator's booth at the Hanoi or Sapa train station to exchange for the train ticket. There is no need to print anything out beforehand.
Q
What's the difference between the different train companies?
A
The main thing travellers should know is that the train companies offering Hanoi-Sapa train tickets basically license separate train cabins on the same state-owned train. So regardless of how much you spend on your train ticket and which company you get your ticket from, you'll be getting on the same (fairly old) train. The main thing that will differ is the decor of your cabin - some train operators will maintain their train cabins a little better than others. All the toilets on the train are shared!
Q
How do I get there?
A
If you're taking the train from Hanoi to Sapa, the train departs from Ga Ha Noi (Hanoi Railway Station). We would recommend hailing a Grab or a local taxi if you're coming from Hanoi Old Quarter or the airport. At Ga Ha Noi, you will need to enter through Entrance B for the private trains listed here. If you're taking the train from Sapa (Lao Cai) to Hanoi, the train departs from Lao Cai Railway Station. If you are coming from Sapa town, the train operators will provide you with a bus transfer from Sapa town to Lao Cai Railway Station. The shuttle bus will run from just outside Lao Cai station - a member of the train staff can show you where!
Q
What's the best time to go?
A
The best months to visit are March, April, May, September, October, November
We recommend the above period because you would have:
  • Good weather
  • Cool temperatures for hiking in Sapa and boat trip in Halong Bay
Loading results...

No Results Based On Your Search

Your question would also be very useful to the rest of the travel community!
Not what you are looking for? Ask us anything, your question would be very useful to the rest of the travel community!
Enter number of guests to compare options.