There are 5 ways to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng 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.

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Bus  •  31 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapa - Good Morning Sapa Sapa Bus Stop to Hanoi - Good Morning Sapa Hanoi Bus Stop
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vang Vieng Laos

$58

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  36 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Sapa Lao Cai to Ha Noi Lao Cai
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vang Vieng Laos

$52 - $61

3 alternative options

Bus via SaPa  •  31 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vang Vieng Laos

$59

Drive  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Sapa to Vang Vieng 516.1 miles

$60 - $90

Drive, fly, bus  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Sapa to Sam Neua
  2. Fly from Sam Neua (NEU) to Vientiane (VTE) NEU - VTE
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vang Vieng Malany

$131 - $237

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The cheapest way to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng is to train and bus which costs $50 - $65 and takes 36 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 13 h 24 min.

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The distance between Sapa and Vang Vieng is 407 km. The road distance is 825.7 km.

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It takes approximately 31 h 34 min to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sapa to Vang Vieng. However, there are services departing from Sapa - Good Morning Sapa Sapa Bus Stop and arriving at Vang Vieng Laos via Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 34 min.

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What companies run services between Sapa, Vietnam and Vang Vieng, Laos?

You can take a bus from Sapa to Vang Vieng via Hanoi - Good Morning Sapa Hanoi Bus Stop and Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office in around 31 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lao Skyway
Website
laoskyway.com
Flights from Sam Neua to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Sapa Lao Cai to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 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
Good Morning Sapa
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
goodmorningsapa.com
Book at
goodmorningsapa.com
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vang Vieng Laos
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
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
Malany Transport
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vang Vieng Malany
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
baolau.com

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