For a long time, Sapa has become an interesting and attractive tourist destination for friends from all over. It not only possesses wild and majestic mountain and forest landscapes, but also ancient. From Hanoi to Sapa, you can choose to go by many different types of means. But the oldest is the train.

Chapa Express train Hanoi to Sapa is a classy, luxurious train that is very suitable for you to experience.

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Explore the Railway from Hanoi to Sapa



The railway system from North to South dates back to the French colonial period 100 years alo. It is an important interprovincial transportation route. 

Sapa is in Lao Cai province. The Hanoi to Sapa (Lao Cai) railway will pass through the following locations: Hanoi – Vinh Phuc – Phu Tho – Yen Bai – Lao Cai. The final destination is a stop at the center of Lao Cai Province. Passengers who want to go to Sapa will travel by shuttle bus or other means such as cars and motorbikes about 35km.

How many hours does it take to travel by train from Hanoi to Sapa?

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Currently, the Hanoi – Sapa railway has 2 main types of trains:

+ Regular train: Managed by Vietnam Railway Company.

+ Vip train: It is a type of service ship, serving the tourism purposes of transport travel companies. Most of them are old train carriages that have been completely renovated and renovated with interior equipment in an ancient, luxurious Vietnamese style, helping to meet the need to experience and explore, but must end suitable for current customer’s resorts.

For normal trains, the average travel time is 8 hours. Particularly for cruise ships, the time will be shorter. Train passengers will have the opportunity to experience better service quality.

Name some tourist train companies on the Hanoi – Sapa route today such as: Chapa Express train, King Express, Fanxipan Express…

Among them, the Chapa express train Hanoi to Sapa is the favorite choice of many domestic and foreign tourists.

Why should you choose the Chapa Express train Hanoi to Sapa?


Why should you choose the Chapa Express train Hanoi to Sapa?

Chapa Express train Hanoi to Sapa is under the management of Chapa Tourism Joint Stock Company, established in 2017.

Chapa Express train Hanoi to Sapa provides passenger transportation services by train, organizes and sells online tours, resorts, and restaurants.

Owns 6 high quality SP3/4 carriages, 144 seats and has a waiting room and restaurant at Lao Cai Station. We provide journeys to Hanoi -  Lao Cai and Lao Cai - Hanoi by high-class luxury tourist trains.

Today, there are many means of transportation to get to Sapa, but the train is still the best choice. Because:

+ The journey from Hanoi to Sapa must go through high passes and dangerous mountainous terrain. Therefore, traveling by train will ensure absolute safety. You just need to sit on the train and admire the scenery, enjoying the most wonderful vacation feeling.

+ Traveling by train will help protect your health the best. The higher you go, the colder the air. Sitting on the high class luxury train Chapa Express train Hanoi to Sapa is fully equipped with air conditioning and heating. It will help you have the best health.

+ Economical train tickets, reasonable prices.

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Instructions on how to buy Chapa Express train Hanoi to Sapa tickets in detail from A to Z

How to book train tickets from Hanoi to Sapa by Chapa Express train?

Are you looking for train tickets to Sapa? Do you want to book train tickets from Hanoi to Sapa? Are you planning to experience high-class luxury train travel from Hanoi to Sapa? You need to follow the following instructions:

Step 1

Plan a detailed outing as soon as possible

Step 2

Book train tickets 3 days before your trip (If you plan to go to Sapa during the holidays, you need to book train tickets earlier).

Buy tickets online: You can access the website: to check tickets and book online.

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This article has just answered what you need to know about the Chapa express train from Hanoi to Sapa. Hopefully, you will have the best preparation to make your journey to discover "Mountain Town in the Mist" memorable and have many beautiful memories.

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