Passengers can book 60 – 90 days in advance for a train to Sapa from Hanoi. The ticket sale opens until 2 days before departure.
The sleeping beds are quite comfortable, with a pillow and blanket fully provided on board.
Food and drinks can be purchased on board.
For the ticket, you should print it out. Please read carefully the note below.
For bookings with Vietnam Railways and private railway companies New Livitrans Express and Violette Train, you will receive your e-ticket by email, ready to print and present when boarding the train.
For bookings with private railway companies such as Victoria Express, Fanxipan Express, King Express, Orient Express, Sapaly Express, and Chapa Express, you will receive a voucher by email to collect the physical ticket at the station before boarding the train.
Seat reservation for children
Children under 6 years old are exempted from buying the ticket and share the seat with their accompanying adult.
From 6 to 10 years old, children get discounted 50% of the ticket fare.
Children under 10 years old pay as adults and must be accompanied by the adult at the departure time.