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Reaching Sapa has never been more appealing: travel in style on board the luxurious Victoria Express Train. The Victoria Express Train features one dining carriage and two sleeping carriages to make your travelling experience a most comfortable one.

With its elegant carriages, the Victoria Express Train recalls a more romantic era. Passing through the exotic landscapes of North Vietnam, between the charming cities of Hanoi and Lao Cai (train station at a distance of 34 km (21 miles) from Sapa), it offers every visitor a wonderful travelling experience.

The train departs six times a week, linking Hanoi to Lao Cai. The Victoria Express Train is a 8.5 hour trip from Hanoi to Lao Cai, accommodating up to 52 passengers with comfortable seating, a dining carriage* (see Victoria Express Train Schedule below) and two luxurious sleeping carriages.

Each sleeping carriage has 6 superior cabins (4 berths) and 1 deluxe cabins (2 berths), all are air-conditioned, wood panelled, with individual reading lights, baggage storage, toilets and oversized windows.

The Victoria Express Train is exclusively reserved for Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa's in-house guests. 

 

TRAIN SCHEDULE

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Hanoi - Lao Cai

with dining carriage

without dining carriage

with dining carriage

without dining carriage

with dining carriage

no train

without dining carriage

Departure Time

9:50PM

9:50PM

9:50PM

9:50PM

9:50PM

 

9:50PM

Arrival Time

6:15AM

6:15AM

6:15AM

6:15AM

6:15AM

 

6:15AM

Lao Cai - Hanoi

without dining carriage

with dining carriage

without dining carriage

with dining carriage

without dining carriage

no train

with dining carriage

Departure Time

9PM

9PM

9PM

9PM

9PM

 

9PM

Arrival Time

5:30AM

5:30AM

5:30AM

5:30AM

5:30AM

 

5:30AM

 

** Note:

  • Weekday Departures (WD): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Lao Cai - Hanoi) & Sunday (Hanoi - Lao Cai)
  • Weekend Departures (WE): Friday (Hanoi - Lao Cai) & Sunday (Lao Cai - Hanoi)
  • One Way tickets are not available on Weekend Departures
  • Train departure times are subject to change without prior notice
  • Victoria Express Train is exclusively reserved for Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa's in-house guests
  • Cabins are shared, please ask for rate and room surcharge if you wish to have a private cabin
  • A surcharge on train ticket will be applicable if the Dinning Carriage is available
  • Meals onboard are not included in the ticket
  • On departures with dining carriage an optional 4-course set dinner is available as well as a la carte menu. Please reserve the set dinner at time of train booking
  • Hanoi Railway Station: 120 Le Duan Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
  • The Hanoi Railway Station is about 1 hour drive away from Noi Bai (Hanoi) International Airport
  • Victoria Hotels & Resorts may be obliged to cancel travel arrangements due to circumstances beyond its control. These may be for reasons of force majeur (cancellation/alteration of domestic scheduled services, technical problems with transportation, contamination, closure of airport or train stations, war [whether declared or not], threat of war, riots, civil disturbances, strikes, disasters, terrorist activities or threat of such, etc). In such cases, Victoria Hotels & Resorts shall inform direct clients without delay and shall offer clients the choice of alternative dates or transportation.

 

GALLERY (click to enlarge)