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  • Number of cabins: 14
  • Book up to 12 months in advance
  • E-ticket
  • Tourist Train
  • Superior 4-berth cabin: $32
  • Deluxe 4-berth cabin: $38
  • VIP 2-berth cabin: $75

Chapa express Train Sapa Hanoi is one of newest trains operated in Hanoi – Lao Cai route since June 2014. Having seven cabins which can service up to 28 passengers, Chapa Express Train ensures to bring travelers a stable and safe journey between Hanoi and Sapa. Passengers will feel not only satisfied with its modern amenities, clean space, and cozy atmosphere but also helpful staffs who are well-trained in both languages to assist guests anytime they need.

Facilities Chapa express Train

Chapa Express Train has 14 cabins with comfortable beds, air-condition, reading lights, luxury furniture, wood-paneling, hot water, and heaters. There will also be complimentary drinks (hot tea or coffee), snacks, and cold or hot towels to welcome passengers to get on the train. Chapa Express Train offers three types of Tickets include Deluxe tickets, Vip Cabin and Suite Cabin with services Inclusive below:

 Services InclusiveSuperior ticketDeluxe ticketVip CabinSuite Cabin
High-speed Wi-Fi (3Mb/s)xx x x
Welcome drink and shower facilities at Chapa Lounge (Lao Cai)x x x
 Fresh fruits or biscuitsx x x
 Slippersx x x
 Mineral waterxx x x
 Amenities kitx x x
 Earplugs x x
 Snacks x x
 Beer & soft drinkx x
 Wine x

Well-trained, professional and multilingual Chapa Express Train staffs are also on hand to assist you throughout the journey.

All Passengers of Chapa Express Train also have access to the Chapa Lounge in Lao Cai Railway Station with shower facilities, food and beverages and complimentary Wi-Fi.

  • Chapa Lounge

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    Chapa lounge train Sapa


    The Chapa Lounge located within the Lao Cai International Railway Station is the most convenient and relaxing stops on your train journey.

    After your overnight train journey, freshen up and get ready for the day ahead right as you step off the train at Lao Cai and into the Chapa Lounge. And on your return trip, relax and unwind at the Chapa Lounge, reliving all your incredible memories as you prepare for the train journey back.

    Spacious and airy, stop and experience the cultural side of Lao Cai in miniature at the Chapa Lounge, equipped with dining and comfort services including complimentary wi-fi and shower facilities. The Chapa Lounge serves Western and Asian meals, with an emphasis on Lao Cai specialties.

Schedule of Chapa express train

It takes passengers approximately 8.5 hours to travel from Hanoi to Sa Pa by Chapa Express Train. The train departs every day on the route between Hanoi and Lao Cai. It departs from Tran Quy Cap Railway Station (located at No.1, Tran Quy Cap Street, Hanoi City) at 22.00 and arrives at Sa Pa around 6.10 the following morning. On the reverse route, the train returns from Lao Cai Station at 21.05 and arrives at Hanoi at 5.10 in the next day.

  • Depart Hanoi to Laocai: 22:00 – 06:05
  • Depart Laocai to Hanoi 21:40 – 05:30

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Price of Chapa express train

For booking travel from Sept 8th, 2017 to Sept 30th, 2018

 Type of TicketsPriceFeatures
Superior Ticket$32/ berthCabin: 4m2
Berth: 68 x 180 (cm)
Deluxe Ticket$38/ berthCabin: 4m2
Berth: 68 x 180 (cm)
Vip Cabin$75/ berth02 berths Cabin
Suite Cabin$82 / berth

Surcharge $2 for one-way tickets

The above rates are inclusive of:

  • Value added tax 10%, service charge, delivery of tickets at your request
  • Passenger insurance (According to Vietnam Railways regulation)

Children price:

  • Children under 5 years old free
  • From 5 to 10 years old (height is less than 1m30) buy ½ ticket coupled with parents
  • Over 10 years old as adults.

Special Notes:

  • One way ticket is available except high season.
  • Ticket price does not include meals on the train but includes snack and drinks.
  • Free of charge for children under 5-year-old sharing parent‘s existing berths.
  • WC is not the cabin

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