Welcome on board the Victoria Express Train , Sapa travel guide
Welcome on board the Victoria Express Train
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.

Watch the beautiful scenery in front of you, from the luxury of your seat, you can take a nap in the comfort of our cozy sleeping carriage. If you prefer, you can indulge yourself in our dining carriage, ‚€œLe Tonkin‚€Ě, where you can savour the delights of traditional Vietnamese and Western cuisine. Our talented Chef Nguyen Tien Duc will be waiting for you with a selection of the best wines, adding a further exquisite touch to a memorable experience.

The train departs six times a week, linking Hanoi to Lao Cai. The Victoria Express Train is a 10-hour trip from Hanoi to Lao Cai, accommodating 48 passengers with comfortable seating, a dining carriage* (see Victoria Express Train Schedule) and two luxurious sleeping carriages.

Each sleeping carriage has 5 superior cabins (4 berths) and 2 deluxe cabins (2 berths), all are air-conditioned, wood-paneled, with individual reading lights, baggage storage, toilets and oversized windows.


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)
Above prices are for per person/ berth.
One Way tickets are not available on Weekend Departures
Train departure times are subject to change without prior notice.
Children policy: 25% off on Adults' rates for children between 5 years and 12 years old. Free of charge for children under 5 years old, using parents' existing berths.
Victoria Express Train is only provided for Victoria Sapa Resort's in-house guest.