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There are 9 ways to get from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by bus, train, car or plane

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, train  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapa - Good Morning Sapa Sapa Bus Stop to Hanoi - Good Morning Sapa Hanoi Bus Stop
  2. Take the train from Hanoi to Minh Le Hanoi

$55 - $73

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 7 min

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

$25 - $29

7 alternative options

Bus, train via SaPa  •  17 h 43 min

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

$56 - $74

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

$68 - $99

Drive  •  10 h 3 min

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

$60 - $90

Drive to Dienbienphu, fly to Dong Hoi  •  12 h 44 min

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

$105 - $691

Drive to Dienbienphu, fly to Vinh, train  •  13 h 2 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

$97 - $502

Bus to Noi Bai International, fly to Dong Hoi  •  10 h 57 min

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

$111 - $359

Bus to Noi Bai International, fly to Vinh, train  •  13 h 55 min

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

$80 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is to bus which costs $25 - $30 and takes 18 h 7 min.

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

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The distance between Sapa and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is 585 km. The road distance is 794.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park without a car is to bus and train which takes 17 h 39 min and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 17 h 39 min to get from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is to bus which takes 18 h 7 min and costs $25 - $30. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $100 and takes 19 h 48 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dienbienphu Airport to Dong Hoi Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is 794 km. It takes approximately 10 h 3 min to drive from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

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Vietnam Airlines offers flights from Dienbienphu Airport to Dong Hoi Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Prices start at $7 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
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  • Distance: 365.9 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Sapa to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park via Ha Noi, Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station, Dong Hoi Quang Binh, and Phong Nha Ke Bang in around 18 h 7 min. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Dienbienphu to Dong Hoi via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Dienbienphu to Vinh via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $420
Flights from Noi Bai International to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Noi Bai International to Vinh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hanoi to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$10 - $12
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$12 - $17
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$15 - $21
Train from Sapa Lao Cai to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Train from Vinh to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Good Morning Sapa
Phone
+84 912536382
Email
info@goodmorningsapa.com
Website
goodmorningsapa.com
Bus from Sapa - Good Morning Sapa Sapa Bus Stop to Hanoi - Good Morning Sapa Hanoi Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
goodmorningsapa.com
Book at
goodmorningsapa.com
Sapa Express
Phone
+84 2466821555
Email
sales@sapaexpress.com
Website
sapaexpress.com
Bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sapaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Xe Sao Việt Bus
Phone
0243 9922 555
Email
xekhachsaoviet@gmail.com
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
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Dong Hoi Quang Binh
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com

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