The Chapa Express Train started operations in June 2014, making it one of the newest trains in Vietnam. Make the overnight journey between Ha Noi and Lao Cai in style and comfort in one of our 14 compact yet fully-equipped cabins featuring air-conditioning, reading lights, comfortable beds and Sapa-inspired d├ęcor. Choose from shared Deluxe 4-berth cabins or VIP cabins, Suite 2-berth cabins.

High-speed internet, restrooms, toiletries and hot/cold water are available on board for your convenience. Feel right at home with our complimentary welcome drinks, snacks (biscuits or fresh fruits) and hot/cold towels. Our well-trained, professional and multilingual Chapa Express Train staff are also on hand to assist you throughout the journey.

Travel through the night with the gentle swaying of the train to rock you to sleep, allowing you to arrive in Lao Cai refreshed and ready to take on the day! Explore the mountain markets around Lao Cai or continue by road one hour to Sapa. Guests who book return tickets online at enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the luxe boutique Chapa Lounge. All Chapa Express Train guests also have access to the Chapa Lounge in Lao Cai Railway Station with shower facilities, food and beverages and complimentary Wi-Fi.

The Chapa Express Train provides daily overnight service between Ha Noi (Ha Noi Station at 120 Le Duan Street) and the Lao Cai Station, the gateway to Sapa, according to the following schedule:

Daily departure from Ha Noi at 22:00
Daily departure from Lao Cai at 21:30

The Chapa Express Train together with the boutique Chapa Lounge offer visitors a memorable and seamless traveling experience to Sapa.

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Train tariffWelcome on board the Chapa Express Train!The Chapa Express Train is designed to provide you with a stylish, comfortable overnight journey.