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There are 7 ways to get from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Dong Hoi Quang Binh to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai

$24 - $27

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Train  •  19h 29m

  1. Take the train from Dong Hoi to Ha Noi
  2. Take the train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai

$20 - $41

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Bus, train  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Dong Hoi Quang Binh to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai

$20 - $33

Train, bus  •  18h 53m

  1. Take the train from Dong Hoi to Ha Noi
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$34 - $46

Drive  •  9h 41m

  1. Drive from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai 483.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Dienbienphu, drive  •  21h 5m

  1. Fly from Dong Hoi (VDH) to Dienbienphu (DIN) VDH - DIN
  2. Drive from Dienbienphu to Lào Cai

$128 - $891

Fly to Noi Bai International, train  •  11h 39m

  1. Fly from Dong Hoi (VDH) to Noi Bai International (HAN) VDH - HAN
  2. Take the train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai

$98 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai is to bus which costs $24 - $28 and takes 13h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9h 41m.

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The distance between Đồng Hới and Lào Cai is 623 km. The road distance is 774.1 km.

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The best way to get from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai without a car is to bus which takes 13h 21m and costs $24 - $28.

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It takes approximately 13h 21m to get from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai is to bus which takes 13h 21m and costs $24 - $28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $19 - $45 and takes 19h 29m.

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There is no direct flight from Dong Hoi Airport to Dienbienphu Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Đồng Hới to Lào Cai is 774 km. It takes approximately 9h 41m to drive from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai.

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Jetstar Pacific Airlines and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Dong Hoi Airport to Dienbienphu Airport.

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There are 370+ hotels available in Lào Cai. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai.
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  • Distance: 389.3 miles
  • Duration: 13h 21m

What companies run services between Đồng Hới, Vietnam and Lào Cai, Vietnam?

You can take a bus from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai via Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station, Ha Noi, SaPa Lao Cai, and Sapa Notre Dame Cathedral in around 13h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Đồng Hới to Lào Cai via Dong Hoi and Ha Noi in around 19h 29m.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Dong Hoi to Dienbienphu via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Dong Hoi to Dienbienphu via Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Dong Hoi to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$6 - $8
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$9 - $12
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$10 - $15
Train from Dong Hoi to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$10 - $13
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$13 - $18
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Dong Hoi Quang Binh to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Xe Sao Việt Bus
Phone
0243 9922 555
Email
xekhachsaoviet@gmail.com
Website
xekhachsaoviet.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
xekhachsaoviet.com
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Sapa Express
Phone
+84 2466821555
Email
sales@sapaexpress.com
Website
sapaexpress.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sapaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia

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The best way to get from Đồng Hới to Dong Hoi Airport is to taxi which takes 6m and costs $5 - $7.

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