Tulico Express Train
Tulico Express deluxe train offers comfortable air-conditioned soft sleepers. This is a good value for money train carriage. It is good and clean cabin, especially the deluxe 2 berth cabin (for 2 persons only) between Hanoi and Lao Cai. While this is is not a luxurious train it offers good alternative transportation to get to Sapa from Hanoi. It is soft sleeper, A.C and clean 4 berth cabin. The train provide you one bottle of water, small snack and a napkin.
on The Ticket
- Passengers are recommended
to travel in first class (deluxe) cabin, 4 soft berths.
- Child fare: under 5 years: free of charge if sharing
bed with parent; 5 years up: adult rate.
- One way transfer from hotel to Hanoi Train Station included
- All cabins are air-conditioned, WC not in cabin.
Cai – Sapa Transfer
Hanoi - Lao Cai train stops at Lao Cai Railway Station, just 40
km from Sapa; in order to reach Sapa, you will need to
travel an hour and a half more through a connecting bus
or private car. The bus stops at Sapa's main Post
Office, leaving you with some minutes walk into town. It
can also stop at your hotel, depending upon the location
of the hotel. Ticket prices for connecting buses Lao Cai
- Sapa are 30000VND or US$2/way.
tourist bus back to Lao Cai leaves from outside Sapa's
church, but usually it can pick you up at your hotel.
You can inquire with the staff at your hotels for
getting a bus ticket back to Lao Cai Railway Station.
TRAIN FARES (one way) - All including Ha Noi station
cabin, 2 berths
class, wooden cabin, 4 berths
soft sleeper, 6 berths
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