There are 6 ways to get from Haiphong to Sapa by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Hanoi  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Hai Phong bus station to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  2. Take the bus from Gia Lam bus station to Sapa bus station

$16

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Bus, train  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Hai Phong bus station to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  2. Take the train from Gia Lam to Sapa Lao Cai

$13 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Ha Long Bai Chay Bus Station to SaPa Phuc Xuyen Bus Office

$18

Train  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the train from Hai Phong to Gia Lam
  2. Take the train from Gia Lam to Sapa Lao Cai

$34 - $63

Drive  •  4h 49m

  1. Drive from Haiphong to Sapa 408.1 km

$30 - $45

Train, fly, drive  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the train from Hai Phong to Long Bien
  2. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Dienbienphu (DIN) HAN - DIN
  3. Drive from Dienbienphu to Sapa

$55 - $237

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The cheapest way to get from Haiphong to Sapa is to bus via Hanoi which costs $17 and takes 8h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Haiphong to Sapa is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Haiphong station to Sapa station. However, there are services departing from Hai Phong bus station and arriving at Sapa bus station via Gia Lam bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 40m.

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The distance between Haiphong and Sapa is 336 km. The road distance is 408.1 km.

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The best way to get from Haiphong to Sapa without a car is to bus via Hanoi which takes 8h 40m and costs $17.

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It takes approximately 8h 40m to get from Haiphong to Sapa, including transfers.

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Haiphong to Sapa bus services, operated by Hai Au Bus, depart from Hai Phong bus station.

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The best way to get from Haiphong to Sapa is to bus via Hanoi which takes 8h 40m and costs $17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 11h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Noi Bai International Airport to Dienbienphu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Haiphong to Sapa bus services, operated by Ha Son Hai Van, arrive at Sapa bus station.

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Map of how to get from Haiphong to Sapa.
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  • Distance: 336.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 40m

What companies run services between Haiphong, Vietnam and Sapa, Vietnam?

You can take a bus from Haiphong to Sapa via Hanoi Gia Lam Station and Gia Lam bus station in around 8h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Haiphong to Sapa via Gia Lam and Sapa Lao Cai in around 11h 17m.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Dienbienphu
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hai Phong to Gia Lam
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$4 - $7
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$4 - $7
Bed, air-conditioned
$10 - $15
Train from Gia Lam to Sapa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $22
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$7 - $11
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$8 - $13
Bed, air-conditioned
$15 - $22
Train from Hai Phong to Long Bien
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$4 - $7
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$4 - $7
Bed, air-conditioned
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Hai Au Bus
Phone
02253.717717
Email
cskh@haiaubus.vn
Website
haiaubus.vn
Bus from Hai Phong bus station to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
haiaubus.vn
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baolau.com
Ha Son Hai Van
Phone
1900 6776
Email
info@hasonhaivan.com
Website
hasonhaivan.com
Bus from Gia Lam bus station to Sapa bus station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
hasonhaivan.com
Book at
baolau.com
Phuc Xuyen
Phone
033. 3 663 366
Website
phucxuyen.com.vn
Bus from Ha Long Bai Chay Bus Station to SaPa Phuc Xuyen Bus Office
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
phucxuyen.com.vn

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Yes, the driving distance between Haiphong to Sapa is 408 km. It takes approximately 4h 49m to drive from Haiphong to Sapa.

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Vietnam Airlines offers flights from Noi Bai International Airport to Dienbienphu Airport.

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There are 405+ hotels available in Sapa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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