How to move from other places to Sapa

How to move from other places to Sapa

Sapa is a remote town on the highlands, but it is not difficult to reach as people think. If you plan to visit here, then our guild will be useful for you.

From Hanoi to Sapa

The distance from Hanoi to Sapa is different if you follow different routes.

If you go along the Hanoi - Lao Cai Highway, the road is about 320 km long. Meanwhile, the main route linking the northwestern provinces of Vietnam along Highway 70 is approximately 390 km long.

If you travel by train from Hanoi - Lao Cai, then take a car or bus to Sapa town, it is around 340 km.

If you travel by motorbike or car along Highway 32 through Mu Cang Chai, it's approximately 455 km.

By bus

It is the easiest way to transfer to Sapa. All passenger buses run only on the Hanoi - Lao Cai Expressway. Just about 5 - 6 hours, you arrive in Sapa instead of 10-11 hours as before if you follow Highway 70.

By this way, the travel time is short. There are many different buses so you can be active in time and choose to go to a different time frame.

There are now many bus services from Hanoi to Sapa. They are divided into 2 types: seat and bed. Most of the car manufacturers are good quality and clean to serve tourists.

Traveling to Sapa by bus

Traveling to Sapa by bus

By train

The train is the primary means to go Sapa in the past time. Currently, a large number of passengers turn to go by road.

Taking the train from Hanoi to Lao Cai will take about 8-9  hours, then you have to go by other means to reach Sapa. The train is often chosen in Sapa tour cheap.

The train is still the right choice if you have the time, and want to experience. You can stay in a wooden cabin with 4 people with beds, cushion, and air conditioning at the price of around VND 400,000/ticket.

By motorbike

Hanoi - Lao Cai Expressway is forbidden by motorbikes, so you will take the motorcycle along Highway 70 or 32.

By rented car

You will go to the Hanoi - Lao Cai Highway. Then from Lao Cai city, go to the Highway 4D to Sapa. It takes about 5 hours.

If you rent a car to travel to Sapa, the price of standard supply unit is about VND 2 million/7-seat car/day, VND 2.5 million/16-seat car/day, and VND 3 million/29-seat car/day.

By Sapa Limousine

The car is 9 or 16-seat level, redesigned in the interior. Two front seats are the standard seat. The remaining behind the driver are equipped with amenities such as leather chairs that can recline 45 degrees, and mobile phone chargers, a TV, a live sound system, refrigerator, and wifi.

There are many limousine companies offering limousines to Sapa from Hanoi. The fare is VND 400,000/person/way. If renting the car, you'll pay about VND 3 million/way.

From Ninh Binh to Sapa

The Ninh Binh - Lao Cai route is about 363 km long. There are 2 bus lines of Sao Viet, and Hong Anh (Ninh Binh), running from 3 am to 11.50 pm. The travel time is about 8 hours.

From Halong to Sapa

If you travel alone, you first need to choose the means of travel for yourself suitable for your pocket money, health, time and preferences. You can go by motorbike or car.

By motorbike

Going by motorbike will give tourists an adventurous feeling

Going by motorbike will give tourists an adventurous feeling

If you are an adventurous backpacker, you can take this trip on a motorcycle with challenging trails. However, you need to be extremely well-prepared as long as you have good health. This form is only for people with excellent health and flexible time.

Moreover, the over-400-kilometer distance from Halong to Sapa will take you a lot of time and effort, with the winding and folding route, hiding many risks and hazards that you need to handle.

By bus

Buses are the most convenient way to travel to Sapa from Halong. It is faster, more comfortable, convenient, and saves more Sapa tour cost compared to other means. Phuc Xuyen passenger car moving from Sapa to Halong and some other places in Quang Ninh is suitable for your travel.

From Mai Chau to Sapa

According to our experience, the most convenient means to go from Moc Chau to Sapa or vice versa is the motorbike. But if you have the conditions, you can still take the car from Sapa to Moc Chau, but it is quite expensive.

No one knows precisely the distance from Sapa to Moc Chau. However, you need to know that Sapa and Moc Chau are located in the Northwest, but the direction is not the same. You can also go to the central bus station of Sapa town to ask the car routes from Sapa to Moc Chau and buy tickets.

Sapa beauty

Sapa beauty

We hope that the above information will help you choose the best way to move to Sapa. Come here and have some exciting experiences in your way! For further information, feel free to contact us or visit our website. Thank you.