There are 2 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan by plane, bus or train

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Fly, bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Hanoi (HAN) SGN - HAN
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$83 - $216

1 alternative option

Train, bus  •  39 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi Ho Chi Minh
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$85 - $112

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Fansipan is 1318 km.

The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan without a car is to train and bus which takes 39 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 29 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Hanoi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Turkish Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air offer flights from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Hanoi Airport.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Fansipan. Prices start at $8 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan.
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  • Distance: 823.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 29 min

What companies run services between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Fansipan, Vietnam?

There is no direct connection from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan. However, you can fly to Hanoi, take the walk to Noi Bai Airport T1, take the bus to Trang Tien, take the walk to Ha Noi, take the bus to SaPa, take the walk to MGallery Hotel, take the train to Sapa cable car station, take the walk to Sapa, then take the cable car to Fansipan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan via Hanoi, Hanoi Railway Staion, Tran Quang Khai, Ha Noi, SaPa, MGallery Hotel, Sapa cable car station, and Sapa in around 39 h 54 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
31 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$32 - $37
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Sapa Express
Website
sapaexpress.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sapaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia

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