What’s the Best Way to Travel from Sapa to Hanoi in Vietnam? Can anyone recommend the best way to travel to Sapa from Hanoi in Vietnam? Also, if anyone could recommend any good budget eats in Hanoi? Question Geography | City: Hanoi | Country: Vietnam solved 0 Vietnam Anna Lloyd 3 Answers 1001 views 1 City: Hanoi Answers ( 3 ) Sydni Veum 2 Reply Sapa Express bus service! I asked a few days ago, and a girl suggested me this company! I’m on my way back to Hanoi! A nice and safe bus trip! If you consider going by train, it takes around 10 hrs plus you have to go from Lao Cai to Sapa. By bus, you just get in, and it will drop you at Sapa. Bus cost is around 22 or 24 USD, I bought it from an agency in the old quarter! You can get an open ticket and just book your return one day before. Best answer Anna Lloyd 0 Reply Thanks just looked and there is a bed and seat option with beds being cheaper. Which one did you go for? Sydni Veum 0 Reply I took the cheapest one, with the bed. You can recline your seat in a kind of seat position as well. I think it was 22 USD during the return. They picked us up from our hotel in Hanoi and dropped Sapa centre. Miguel Green 0 Reply Vega Travel – An agency that organises the trip perfectly. Do the 2 or 3-day tour. The night train is awesome to save some time! Another option is to ask the hostel or hotel you’re staying with to book a VIP luxury Van directly into Sapa. It took about 5 hrs to get there and dropped me directly off at the hotel. This is the best way to travel because its cheap, comfortable and you don’t need to deal with a lot of people. Max 9 people allowed in the Van. Costs around $25 only, so it’s cheap. This idea saves so much of the time and hassle than taking the old train and transferring by Taxi from Lao Cai. Felipa Crona 0 Reply For cheap eats go to small local places, not the restaurants where they try to get you in! The stainless steel tables are a sign that they must be good, being able to afford the “better” furniture! Leave an answer Name* E-Mail* Answer* Click here to cancel reply. Receive Email Notifications? no, do not subscribe yes, replies to my answer yes, all answers/replies instantly hourly digest daily digest weekly digest Click the camera icon to upload an image to your answer. You can upload one image with JPG, GIF or PNG extension and Maximum size of file cannot be more than 2 MB. If you want to add multiple images, paste the direct URLs of images in the answer box.