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There are 8 ways to get from Hong Kong to Sapa by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station Hong Kong
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Hekou Bei

$98 - $129

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  22 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
  3. Take the bus from Nanning to Ha Noi
  4. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai

$122 - $203

Drive  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Hong Kong to Sapa 863.1 miles

$230 - $350

Train to Shenzhen, fly to Wenshan, drive  •  10 h

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Wenshan (WNH) SZX - WNH
  3. Drive from Wenshan to Sapa

$132 - $642

Fly Hong Kong to Noi Bai International, bus  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Noi Bai International (HAN) HKG - HAN
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$99 - $333

Ferry to Macau, fly to Noi Bai International, bus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the ferry from HK Macau Ferry to Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Macau (MFM) to Noi Bai International (HAN) MFM - HAN
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$160 - $420

Fly Hong Kong to Dienbienphu, drive  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Dienbienphu (DIN) HKG - DIN
  2. Drive from Dienbienphu to Sapa

$221 - $645

Train to Shenzhen, fly to Noi Bai International, bus  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Noi Bai International (HAN) SZX - HAN
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$192 - $633

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Sapa is to train which costs $750 - $1100 and takes 14 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Sapa is to train and fly and drive which costs $1000 - $5500 and takes 10 h.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Sapa is 1063 km. The road distance is 1380.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Sapa without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 19 min and costs $950 - $1600.

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It takes approximately 14 h 39 min to get from Hong Kong to Sapa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shenzhen Airport to Wenshan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Sapa is 1 h behind Hong Kong. It is currently 2:13 AM in Hong Kong and 1:13 AM in Sapa.

Yes, the driving distance between Hong Kong to Sapa is 1381 km. It takes approximately 15 h 5 min to drive from Hong Kong to Sapa.

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China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Shenzhen Airport to Wenshan Airport.

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There are 385+ hotels available in Sapa. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Sapa.
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  • Distance: 664.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 39 min

What companies run services between Hong Kong and Sapa, Vietnam?

You can take a train from Hong Kong to Sapa via Kunming South Station, Kunming South, and Hekou Bei in around 14 h 39 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Hong Kong to Dienbienphu via Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Hong Kong to Dienbienphu via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Hong Kong to Dienbienphu via Danang, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Wenshan via Nanning
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Shenzhen to Wenshan via Haikou, Nanning
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Shenzhen to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Wenshan via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Macau to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $460
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $180
Business Class Seat
$290 - $350
Train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $35
1st Class Seat
$25 - $50
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming South to Hekou Bei
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$10 - $15
Hard Sleeper
$20 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Son Duc Transportation
Bus from Nanning to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$67
Book at
baolau.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
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
xekhachsaoviet.com
Book at
vexere.com
Sapa Express
Phone
+84 2466821555
Email
sales@sapaexpress.com
Website
sapaexpress.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sapaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Cotai Water Jet

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Hong Kong Airport is to subway which takes 26 min and costs $85 - $120.

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