• Default is a 4-berth Private Cabin (max 4 pax)
  • Departure time: 21:35 from Tran Quy Cap Train station in Hanoi
  • Arrival time: 05:30 AM at Lao Cai station
  • Modern and convenient style
  • Clean, safe, cozy, and pleasure
  • Snacks, drinks, and refresh wipes are always ready to serve.
  • Enthusiastic and helpful staff
  • For privated cabin tickets, CHECK HERE
  • For transfer from Sapa to Hanoi, please CHECK HERE

Type of cabin

Consisting of 4 coaches, Fansipan Express Train offers 2 types of cabin:

  • Deluxe 4-berth cabin.
  • VIP cabin 2 berths (it is set up from cabin 4 berths - folding 2 upper berths)
  • VIP cabin/ cabin 2 berths must be bought as a whole. A single person who travels in a VIP cabin must buy both tickets.

Pick-up & Drop-off

  • Before 20:40: Arrived at Hanoi Train Station No. 7 Tran Quy Cap street, (see this destination on Google Map) for check-in procedure. Your online ticket would be exchanged for paper tickets at this point.
  • 21:35: Train departs to Lao Cai Train Station.
  • 05:30: Arrives at Lao Cai Train Station.
  • Note: The distance between Lao Cai Train Station and Sapa Town is about 40 km. Some forms of transportation are needed to enter the city

Special Note

  • The train has its own waiting room in the station to serve its customers.
  • There is one restroom on every couch and only opens when the train runs.
  • Fansipan Express offers slippers, snacks or biscuits, mineral water, and large luggage storage for free.
  • Fansipan Express Train received many positive reviews from customers thanks to its attentive staff, professional service, and well-equipped facilities at affordable prices.


  • Ticket price does not include meals on the train but includes snacks and drinks
  •  Surcharge: 10% additional on Christmas, New Year, and Vietnam Holiday
  • Children price: Free of charge for children under 3-year-old sharing parent‘s existing berths

Cancellation Policy

  • More than 30 days departure time: USD 5 / person as handle fee
  • 10 days to 30 days before departure time: 30% of total tour price
  • 48 hours to 10 days before departure time: 50% of total tour price
  • Within 48 hours before departure time: 100% of total tour price