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Sapa Trains, Sapa Travel Guide

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There are four classes of train travel offered in Hanoi - Lao Cai train route: hard-seat, soft-seat, hard-berth, soft-berth. 

Hard-seat is tolerable for day travel, but it can be even less comfortable than the bus overnight. 

Hard-berth has three tiers of beds (it means six beds per compartment). The upper berth is cheapest and the lower berth is most expensive. 

Soft-seat includes vinyl-covered seats, more comfortable than benches of hard-seat, but rather hot if without air-conditioner in the summer. 

Soft-berth has two tiers of beds (four beds per compartment), the price for each bunks are the same. These compartments have a door...

Fansipan Express Train

Fansipan Express Train ( Fanxipan Train) carriages, en route Hanoi- Laocai reflect the charm of colonial traveling style in northern Vietnam. They offer an inspirational experience onboard as well the time to enjoy the beauty of evocative destinations.

Train Schedule

 Train Route                

Train number     

Departure time   

Arrival time       

Hanoi - Lao Cai   

       SP1           

       21:10         

      05:15         

Lao Cai - Hanoi   

       SP2           

       20:05         

      04:30        

Cost in US Dollars/ ticket for round trip

Ticket grade            

   Deluxe two berth      

       Four berth        

Cost                      

              128              

              58            

 
Green Express Train
Green Express Train ( Green Train) is a part connected to the tourist train between Hanoi and Lao Cai. The Green Express train is attracted by offering soft sleeper carriages, A/C clean four-berth cabins which create cozy comforts for travelers during their trip.
 

Train details:

Route                

Train number     

Departure time   

Arrival time       

Hanoi - Lao Cai   

       SP3           

       21:50         

      06:15         

Lao Cai - Hanoi   

       SP4           

       20:45         

       05:15       

Cost in US Dollars/ ticket for round trip

Ticket grade            

Deluxe four berth      

Economic berth          

Cost                      

             55              

           48                

 
Hara Express Train

Hara Express Train (or Hara Tour Train) has just been introduced two carriages connected to the SP1 for Sapa dirrection and SP2 for return to Hanoi, the train offers passengers 2 soft sleeper A.C cabins and 4 soft berth cabins and two western toilets at either ends. Each berth is equipped with individual reading lamps, baggage storage and spacious trunk for suite case and hand luggage. A bottle of water and cold napkin are included for travelling by this train.
 

Train details:

Route                

Train number     

Departure time   

Arrival time       

Hanoi - Lao Cai   

         SP1         

        21:10        

      05:15         

Lao Cai - Hanoi  

        SP2         

        20:05       

       04:30 

Cost in US Dollars/ ticket for round trip

Ticket grade            

    Deluxe two berth      

       Four berth          

Cost                      

              112              

              55             

 
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