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

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Train, bus Sapa Express  •  8 h 39 min

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

$19 - $25

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Bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Nam Dinh to Ha Noi Giap Bat
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai

$16 - $22

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Train, bus Good Morning Sapa  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ninh Binh to Hanoi Ho Chi Minh
  2. Take the bus from Hanoi - Good Morning Sapa Hanoi Bus Stop to Sapa - Good Morning Sapa Sapa Bus Stop

$19 - $25

Train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Ninh Binh to Hanoi Ho Chi Minh
  2. Take the train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai Ha Noi

$33 - $53

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ninh Bình to Sapa 254.4 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly, drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ninh Binh to Hanoi
  2. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Dienbienphu (DIN) HAN - DIN
  3. Drive from Dienbienphu to Sapa

$75 - $481

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The cheapest way to get from Ninh Bình to Sapa is to bus which costs $15 - $23 and takes 9 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ninh Bình to Sapa is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Ninh Bình and Sapa is 320 km. The road distance is 407 km.

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The best way to get from Ninh Bình to Sapa without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 39 min and costs $19 - $26.

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Ninh Bình to Sapa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ninh Bình to Sapa is to bus which takes 9 h 31 min and costs $15 - $23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Hanoi Airport to Dienbienphu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ninh Bình to Sapa is 407 km. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Ninh Bình to Sapa.

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Vietnam Airlines and Vietnam Air Services Company(VASCO) offer flights from Hanoi Airport to Dienbienphu Airport.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Sapa. Prices start at $8 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ninh Bình to Sapa.
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  • Distance: 200.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Ninh Bình, Vietnam and Sapa, Vietnam?

You can take a bus from Ninh Bình to Sapa via Nam Dinh, Nam Dinh, Ha Noi Giap Bat, and Ha Noi in around 9 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ninh Bình to Sapa via Hanoi, Ha Noi, and Sapa Lao Cai in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Dienbienphu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Vietnam Air Services Company(VASCO)
Flights from Hanoi to Dienbienphu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ninh Binh to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$3 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$5 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $10
Train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
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
Good Morning Sapa
Website
goodmorningsapa.com
Bus from Hanoi - Good Morning Sapa Hanoi Bus Stop to Sapa - Good Morning Sapa Sapa Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
goodmorningsapa.com
Book at
goodmorningsapa.com
FUTA Bus Lines
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

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