Sapa is a destination which is not to be missed on the tourist map of Vietnam. The following article will summarize the information on how to move from some tourist destinations such as Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Halong, and Mai Chau to Sapa. Let's check it out!

How from Hanoi to Sapa

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

  • About 320 km: if you go along the Hanoi - Lao Cai expressway which is opened in late 2014.
  • Approximately 390 km: if you travel along Highway 70 which is the main route linking the northwestern provinces of Vietnam, used before the highway is operated.
  • Approximately 340 km: if you travel by train from Hanoi - Lao Cai, then take a car or bus to Sapa.
  • Approximately 455 km: if you travel by motorbike or automobile along Highway 32 through Mu Cang Chai.

To get to Sapa from Hanoi, there are many different ways and means that you can choose from. Find the best way to move.

1, Bus from Hanoi to Sapa

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

Advantages: The travel time is short. There are many different buses so you can be active in time and choose to go to the different time frame.

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

2, The train from Hanoi to Lao Cai

The train is the main 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.

Pros: The train is still a good choice if you have the time, and want to experience. If you go wood cabin with 4 people with beds, cushion, and air conditioning at the price of around 400,000 VND / ticket. You can sleep well before coming to Lao Cai.

3, Motorbike from Hanoi to Sapa

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

4, Cars from Hanoi to Sapa

You will take the highway Hanoi - Lao Cai, 265 km long. It takes about 4 hours. Then from Lao Cai city, taking the 4D Highway to Sapa takes about an hour or more.

If you book a car to travel to Sapa, the price of the car from the normal supply unit will be calculated on a daily basis: about 2 million VND/7-seat car/day, 2.5 million VND/16-seat car/day, 3 million VND/29-seat car/day.

5, Sapa Limousine

The car is 16-seat level, redesigned interior, only 9 seats to be guests. Two front seats are the common seat. The remaining 7 seats behind the driver are equipped with amenities such as a leather-covered chair, a chair that can recline 45 degrees, and a telephone charger. The car has a TV, 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 about 3 million VND/way.

How from Ninh Binh to Sapa

The Ninh Binh - Lao Cai route is about 363 km long. On average, there are 3 coaches running from 3h00 to 23h50 with 2 companies: Sao Viet and Hong Anh (Ninh Binh). The travel time is about 8 hours.

How 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

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 very good health, have time to travel a long time because it takes a lot of time.

Moreover, the distance from Halong to Sapa, over 400km, will take 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 - Halong. This is a form of saving, just faster, more comfortable and convenient compared to other means. Traveling by bus is the best way to reduce your Sapa tour cost.

Phuc Xuyen passenger car moving from Sapa to Halong and some other places in Quang Ninh is very convenient for your travel.

How 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.

In fact, no one knows exactly the distance from Sapa to Moc Chau. However, you need to know that Sapa and Moc Chau are located in the North West but the direction is not the same.

Is there the car from Sapa to Moc Chau or passenger car from Sapa to Moc Chau or not? To understand, you can also go to the central bus station of Sapa town, where there is a huge bus station. Here, you can ask the car routes from Sapa to Moc Chau and vice versa.

We hope that the above information will help you choose the best way to move to Sapa. Come to Sapa and have some interesting experiences in your own way!