Directions from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapa Center to Hanoi Old Quarter
  2. Take the train from Hanoi to Minh Le Hanoi

$64 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from SaPa Lao Cai to Ha Noi
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Dong Hoi Quang Binh

$26 - $31

7 alternative options

Bus, train via Ly Thuong Kiet  •  18 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapa Central to Ha Noi Central
  2. Take the train from Hanoi to Minh Le Hanoi

$61 - $79

Train  •  19 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Sapa Lao Cai to Ha Noi Lao Cai
  2. Take the train from Hanoi to Minh Le Hanoi

$70 - $102

Drive  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park 496.4 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Hanoi, fly to Dong Hoi  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
  2. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Dong Hoi (VDH) HAN - VDH

$112 - $359

Drive to Dienbienphu, fly to Vinh, train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Sapa to Dienbienphu
  2. Fly from Dienbienphu (DIN) to Vinh (VII) DIN - VII
  3. Take the train from Vinh to Minh Le

$89 - $312

Bus to Hanoi, fly to Vinh, train  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
  2. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Vinh (VII) HAN - VII
  3. Take the train from Vinh to Minh Le

$84 - $310

Drive to Dienbienphu, fly to Dong Hoi  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Sapa to Dienbienphu
  2. Fly from Dienbienphu (DIN) to Dong Hoi (VDH) DIN - VDH

$70 - $241

What companies run services between Sapa, Vietnam and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam?

You can take a train from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park via Sapa Lao Cai, Ha Noi, Hanoi, and Minh Le in around 19 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park via Ha Noi, Ha Noi, Dong Hoi Quang Binh, and Phong Nha Ke Bang in around 19 h 34 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Dienbienphu to Vinh via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Hanoi to Vinh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dienbienphu to Dong Hoi via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Vietnam Air Services Company(VASCO)
Flights from Hanoi to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Flights from Hanoi to Vinh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hanoi to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$10 - $12
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$13 - $18
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$15 - $22
Train from Sapa Lao Cai to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $16
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 - $16
Train from Vinh to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$4 - $5
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Eco Sapa Travels
Website
ecosapabus.com
Bus from Sapa Center to Hanoi Old Quarter
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ecosapabus.com
Book at
ecosapabus.com
Hoang Phu Bus
Website
hoangphubus.com
Bus from Sapa Central to Ha Noi Central
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
hoangphubus.com
Book at
hoangphubus.com
Xe Sao Việt Bus
Website
xekhachsaoviet.com
Bus from SaPa Lao Cai to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
xekhachsaoviet.com
Book at
vexere.com
Hoang Long Transit Co
Sapa Express
Website
sapaexpress.com
Bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sapaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sapa and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is 585 km. The road distance is 794 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is to bus which costs $25 - $35 and takes 19 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is to drive which takes 10 h 3 min and costs $60 - $90.

It takes approximately 17 h 56 min to get from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, including transfers.