From Hanoi Old Quater to Sapa town takes about 360 km, and 5 – 6 hours by car.
Shuttle Bus: It costs $15/pax for one way. ( Departure from Hanoi at 6-6.30 AM and arrival to Sapa around 11.30-12.00 AM . or – Departure from Hanoi 10.00 PM and arrival to Sapa 5.AM )
By train: It costs $35-$45/ pax for oneway. That is a cabin for 4 people with soft bed, air-con. Departure from Hanoi at 22:00 PM and arrival to Lao Cai transtation at 5 AM, then you have to spend 30 minute on the bus to Sapa town.
Private Car: Using a private car is more convenient and more flexible. The travel time is shorter because you don’t have to wait for others, and it allows you some breaks for photographs, refreshments or a toilet stop along the way.
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