Bus times & tickets – Sapa to Hanoi

There are three ways to travel from Sapa to Hanoi: 1. Take a direct bus (6 hours). 2. Take a minivan direct (5 hours). 3. Take a bus to Lao Cai and then a train to Hanoi (9 to 10 hours).


Bus Times Sapa to Hanoi


There 8 bus services a day from Sapa to Hanoi which can book online.

Sapa Hanoi Cost Company
07:45 14:15 $ 10.78 Grouptour
13:15 19:45 $ 10.78 Grouptour
13:15 19:15 $ 11.90 Sapa Express
15:00 21:30 $ 10.78 Grouptour
15:15 21:15 $ 15.95 Grouptour
15:15 21:15 $ 11.90 Sapa Express
15:45 22:15 $ 10.78 Grouptour
21:45 04:15 $ 10.78 Grouptour

  • Journey Time to Hanoi: By bus the journey time from Sapa to Hanoi is between 6 hours and 6 hours 30 minutes.

Minvan Times Sapa to Hanoi


There 4 minivan services a day from Sapa to Hanoi which you can book online.

Sapa Hanoi Cost Company
07:45 12:45 $ 16.39 Grouptour
14:00 19:00 $ 16.39 Grouptour
14:30 19:30 16.39 Grouptour
15:00 20:00 $ 16.39 Grouptour
15:30 20:30 $ 16.39 Grouptour

  • Journey Time to Sapa: By minivan the journey time from Sapa to Hanoi is 5 hours.

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Sapa Grouptour Bus Stop


Grouptour bus and minivan services to Hanoi depart from the Grouptour Office on Luong Dinh Cua Street in Sapa.


Sapa Sapa Express Bus Stop


Sapa Express bus services to Hanoi depart from the Dien Bien Phu Road in Sapa.


Hanoi SSB Bus Stop


Grouptour services from Sapa terminate at the Grouptour office at 16 Hang Chinh Street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.


Hanoi Sapa Express Bus Stop


Sapa Express bus services from Sapa depart terminate at 12 Ly Thai To Street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter near the Hoan Kiem Lake.


About Hanoi


Hanoi has two areas which are very popular places with foreign visitors: the Old Quarter and area around the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. The Old Quarter is, as the name suggests, the oldest residential area in Hanoi. There are plenty of colonial era buildings with a French style design alongside much older Vietnamese buildings dating back hundreds of years, such as the Bach Ma Temple. The other famous feature of Hanoi’s Old Quarter is the Hoan Kiem Lake which contains small island with a temple accessible by a red wooden bridge.

Chua Dien Huu Temple in Hanoi

Chua Dien Huu Temple in Hanoi

There are even more things to see and do near to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. At the top end of the street where the mausoleum is located is Hanoi’s Presidential Palace, which was originally built by the French in 1906 as the Governor’s Residence and later used by Ho Chi Minh as the headquarters of the Government of North Vietnam. At the bottom end of the same street is the One Pillar Pagoda which is one of Hanoi’s oldest buildings dating back to the early 11th Century. The One Pillar Pagoda rises up from the centre of a pond and has a very symbolic importance to Vietnamese people.

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