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Train to Sapa

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24 Au Trieu Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I shared a four sleeper cabin with one person. It was a bit too small for 4 of us. The trip and walking to the train was in itself interesting. No big fences no special paths you just headed out across the tracks watching for...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are 3 different overnight trains between Hanoi and Sapa. I booked our train through Train to Sapa and received incredible service. Ms Ngoc Ha gave me good advice, helped me change tickets when I messed up the booking and did my 2nd booking on...More

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recommended. Bumpy but comfy. Staff are nice. Coffee is cheap and not bad. The beds are clean and cute. Just one comment, the bathroom could be cleaner.

Thank Layal B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the overnight train from Hanoi to Sapa, rode motorcycles all around the mountains, visited local tribal homes, did a little shopping and got foot massages all before taking the night train back that night. We got a sleeping birth all to ourselves and...More

3  Thank TravlnGastronomy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took the King Express to Sapa and the Dream Express back. Both were clean enough with clean sheets. The toilets on King Express were surprisingly clean at the end of the journey, maybe I was lucky. I didn't use the restroom on the Dream...More

2  Thank itsanaddiction
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So far the train is ok. Have good experience. The bed of the train is ok. Although cannot sleep well, but overall is good experience.

Thank Lai Chen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on the Dream Express with my young son from Sapa to Hanoi. The difficult part was the wait for the train as most transport leave Sapa at around 5pm and you reach Lao Cai around 6-ish, leaving you 2-3 hours of waiting. Overall...More

Thank JJHong
Reviewed 10 September 2018

These trains have narrow gauge, which means that the width of the carriage is not the one we are used to on Western trains. So the length of the beds is just enough if you are not taller than 1.70m! The train is very noisy...More

3  Thank nikon70lm
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I tried to give some good details with videos I made on YouTube (literally just to help as I have like 2 followers I think) but TripAdvisor got jealous and told me I couldn't "promote" myself lol Do not buy the tickets online as all...More

4  Thank hookups013
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Probably the best and most comfortable way to commute from Hanoi to Sapa overnight, provided the neighboring cabins' inhabitants are not party birds and the staff members don't have heated conversations over the phone. Once we got this sorted, we could sleep most of the...More

4  Thank Flory T
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tabi121
26 September 2018|
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Response from JJHong | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i'm not sure about that - i booked through my guide about a week before and then i was given a voucher to exchange for the ticket at a nearby restaurant when i got to Lao Cai. I cannot recall if there was a counter... More
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Pooky1326
29 August 2018|
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Response from Patty8888 | Reviewed this property |
The trains only run overnight so there’s not much to see except early morning.
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Katherine O
30 June 2018|
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Response from Veronica B | Reviewed this property |
There was a cell service and internet service, but sometimes it was breaking down. For the job interview you probably need to have a better connection.
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