Prices and Schedule

Orient Express Train Sapa Schedule


Train from Hanoi to Sapa

Train   Departing Hanoi   Arriving Lao Cai (Sapa)

SP3              21:50 PM               06:15 AM

Train from Sapa to Hanoi

Train      Departing Lao Cai (Sapa)   Arriving Hanoi

SP4             20:20 PM                          05:10 AM


Orient Express Train Sapa Prices 2014

2 Berth Cabin: USD 83 per one-way ticket per person. USD 165 per round-trip ticket/person.

4 Berth Cabin: USD 41 per one-way ticket per person. USD 82 per round-trip ticket/person.

We have special rates for travelling in May 2014.



2 berth (VIP) Cabin:          Private 2 berth air-conditioning cabin with blankets, cushion, flowers, fruits, drinks (mineral water, beer, and soda), cold towers, and tooth paste.
4 berth Cabin: Sharing 4 berth air-conditioning cabin with blankets, cushion, cookies, mineral water, cold towers, and tooth paste.



  • Private 4 berth cabin can be set up like VIP cabin in case the VIP cabin is not available.
  • Passengers are recommended to take either 4 berth or 2 berth cabin if possible.
  • One way ticket may NOT be available in high season.
  • Ticket price does not include meals on the train but include snack and drinks.
  • Free of charge for children under 5 year old sharing parent‘s existing berths.
  • WC is not in cabin. It is located at the end of the carriage.
  • Passengers need to be at the railways station at least one hour before the departure time to check in the train.
  • Lao Cai railways station is located about 1 hour and a half by bus driving from Sapa.
  • Hanoi railways station is located in the center of Hanoi and about 60 minutes by car from Noi Bai airport
  • Train voucher will be sent to you through email at least one week before the departure date.


Cancellation Policies:
All cancellation must be informed in writing by email and the cancellation charges as follows:

  • After our confirmation: 20% charge
  • 15-30 days before departure: 25% charge
  • 7-14 days before departure: 35% charge
  • 2-6 days before departure: 50% charge
  • Within 24 hours before departure time: 100% charge.