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

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

Recommended option

Bus to Shenzhen, fly to Wenshan, drive  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Causeway Bay Times Square to Shenzhen Bao'an Airport
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Wenshan (WNH) SZX - WNH
  3. Drive from Wenshan to Sapa

$127 - $444

Cheapest option

Bus via Nanning Langdong  •  23 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Metropark Hotel Mongkok, Hong Kong to Nanning Langdong
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Hanoi
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$68 - $93

6 alternative options

Fly Hong Kong to Hanoi, bus  •  12 h 13 min

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

$99 - $333

Ferry to Macau, fly to Hanoi, bus  •  13 h 2 min

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

$159 - $419

Fly Hong Kong to Dienbienphu, drive  •  11 h 36 min

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

$211 - $695

Bus, train  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Hekou Bei

$92 - $142

Bus  •  34 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Yinhu to Ha Noi
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai

$88 - $112

Drive  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Hong Kong to Sapa 863.1 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Sapa is to bus which costs $500 - $750 and takes 23 h 26 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Sapa is to bus and fly and drive which costs $950 - $3500 and takes 9 h 58 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 9 h 58 min to get from Hong Kong to Sapa, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Hong Kong to Sapa. However, there are services departing from Canal Road West and arriving at SaPa via Metropark Hotel Mongkok, Hong Kong, Nanning Langdong and Ha Noi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 26 min.

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

You can take a bus from Hong Kong to Sapa via Arran Street, Metropark Hotel Mongkok, Hong Kong, Nanning Langdong, Hanoi, and Ha Noi in around 23 h 26 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Hong Kong to Hanoi via Danang
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hong Kong to Dienbienphu via Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Hong Kong to Dienbienphu via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Hong Kong to Dienbienphu via Danang, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Hong Kong to Dienbienphu via Nha Trang, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Wenshan via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Wenshan via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Vietnam Air Services Company(VASCO)
Flights from Hong Kong to Dienbienphu via Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Hong Kong to Dienbienphu via Suvarnabhumi, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Shenzhen to Wenshan via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Macau to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $460
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shenzhen North to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $170
Business Class Seat
$280 - $330
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Kunming South to Hekou Bei
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
Trans Island Limousine Bus
Website
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Causeway Bay Times Square to Shenzhen Bao'an Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
Bus from Wan Chai Stewart Road to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
trans-island.com.hk
Sapa Express
Website
sapaexpress.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sapaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Metropark Hotel Mongkok, Hong Kong to Nanning Langdong
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
yunde.cn
bus
Bus from Yinhu to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$68
Book at
baolau.com
Xe Sao Việt Bus
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
Ferry operators
Cotai Water Jet
Phone
+852 2359 9990
Website
cotaiwaterjet.com
Ferry from Sheung Wan HK Macau Ferry to Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
cotaiwaterjet.com

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