The train is one of the most popular and safe means of transport to move from Hanoi to Sapa. Because of the mountainous and steep terrain, the train to Sapa from Hanoi becomes the main vehicle. In reality, the number of train tickets is not plentiful and it is difficult to meet the demand for traveling of tourists.
Lao Cai province attracts a host of tourists mainly due to its wild beauty, majestic mountains and vast terraced fields. This destination is a wonderful choice for a weekend vacation. Moreover, Lao Cai is the center of a range of spiritual vestiges; as a result, quite a few people come here to pray for success and wealth annually.
The Hanoi – Lao Cai train ticket office is often crowded with people, but many of customers become disappointed because they get no opportunity to attain the expected tickets. Some of them can not buy the sleeping ticket for the outward and return journey. This phenomenon comes from the fact that almost all the sleeping coaches of the SP train label – a high-speed train to Sapa are registered by tourist companies.
The purpose of this article is to share everyone some experience to buy train tickets of Hanoi – Lao Cai with high quality and cheap price in the best way.
Identify a specific schedule in advance
If we have a specific schedule, we can easily buy train tickets with the reasonable price and good quality. You are advised to avoid starting your train to Sapa from Hanoi on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and coming back Hanoi from Lao Cai on Monday, Tuesday and Sunday. The reason is that in these days, the number of tourists significantly increases; consequently, the ticket price is higher than other days.
Identify the type of ticket
You need carefully consider the type of ticket because there are many types of tickets such as soft and hard tickets, the ticket for 6-bed cabin and 4-bed cabin. There is a great difference of price, from 200,000 VND to 400,000 VND. Therefore, to not waste money, you should choose the suitable kind of ticket for your trip.
Choose the train label
Livitran with the train label of SP7-SP8 belongs to Vietnam National Coal – Mineral Industries Group. The quality of the furniture is ranked first in Vietnam up to now, just behind the train of Victoria from abroad. Besides, the price is affordable.
Ratraco with the train label of SP1-SP2 belongs to the Railway Commercial Joint Stock Company. The quality is quite good and the price is relatively reasonable.
Green Train with the train label of SP3-SP4 is a part of the Vietnam Railway Corporation. The departure time of this label is the most convenient. The interior decoration is highly appreciated.
Furthermore, in the era of the development of information technology, there is a considerable increase in the number of websites offering online tickets. This brings lots of benefits to customers; for example, customers will not waste so much time and money to buy a ticket. Instead, they can stay at home to update the latest information about the schedule of Hanoi – Lao Cai train.