King Express is a Sapa overnight train which transporting passengers Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi cabin 4 cabin 2 berths and wood-paneled bed and installed it equipped air conditioners, beds soft, each bed is equipped with reading lights, storage containers, mineral water and napkins. In each carriages have clean toilets, modern fully supply clean water in daily life.

King Express train carriages reflect the charm of colonial travelling style in the North of Vietnam. The King Express train was named after the firm aim at " Serving you as serving the King & the Queen on board".
King Express train has 26 berths with superior and deluxe cabins, accompanied by the hospitality of King express train staffs. All berths are wooden-panelled, air-conditioned with individual reading lights, baggage storage. Passengers are served with a very tasteful drink in the morning upon the arrival to Lao Cai or Hanoi.
Superior cabins provide a cozy atmosphere with 4 berths in one compartment, relaxing to read or enjoy an intimate conversation.
Deluxe cabins make an intimate space with 2 berths. These cabins are lovingly designed to for those who desire to have the privacy with remarkable interior decor. They are the epitome of a small observation car.

King Express Train has a total of 25 cabins spreading over several carriages and accommodates up to nearly 100 passengers. The wooden decoration and the lighting system in and outside the cabins create the warm ambience and the luxurious space for King Express. Generally, each cabin is equipped with two-way air condition and nice berths with blankets, sheets, pillows, cold towels, and so on.

Cabins in King Express are categorized into two types, which are Deluxe Cabins and VIP Cabins. Deluxe Cabins are a popular choice for a family or a big group with 4 berths. Meanwhile, VIP Cabins has private and intimate space with 2 berths which is pretty suitable for couples or singles who desire to enjoy their privacy. Especially, some classes including Business, Deluxe, and Deluxe Private will be free cake, candy, beer cans, Coca-Cola/ Pepsi, and flowers.

King Express Train is operated everyday with fix schedule for visitors. On the route from Hanoi to Lao Cai, King Express carriage travel with SP3 fast train, with starting time at 9.50 PM, reaching Lao Cai Province at 6.30 am the next day. The reverse route has some minor difference, with SP4 fast train serving as tractor for the carriage and 2 options with travelling time from 8:20 PM and arriving at 6.00 am the following day. For some reason likes bad weather or technical issues, schedule might be modified, and changes on time are informed to passengers immediately.

SP3: Depart Hanoi - Lao cai: (22:00 – 06:10)
SP4: Depart Lao cai - Hanoi (21:00 - 5:09)

PROS

Professional services are the strength of King Express Train. All staffs in the train are well-trained and always ready and happy to serve passengers. In addition, the train also serves complimentary light snacks and drinks such as candy, cake, bottled water, etc.

CONS

King Express's large number of cabins on offer may mean that the operator can not pay attention to individual's needs. If you have special request please inform us in advance.

CANCELLATION POLICIES & CHARGES:
All cancellation must be informed in writing by email (NOT phone) and the cancellation charges as follows:

  • After our confirmation: 25% charge
  • 8-14 days before departure: 30% charge
  • 5-7 days before departure: 50% charge
  • Within 4 days before departure time: 100% charge.
  • The fees for Paypal (Payment fee or refund fee) is on your side!

Hanoi - Sapa

--Select Date--
Duration: 07h60
Train No: SP3
Duration
Train No.
Soft berth Vip Berth
  • HANOI
  • LAO CAI
07h60
SP3
  • HANOI
  • LAO CAI
SP3
07h60
Soft Berth
  • Mineral Water
  • Power sockets
  • Snacks
  • Air-Conditioning Cabin

The Deluxe cabins (4 berths) , all are air-conditioned, wood paneled, with individual reading lights, baggage storage and oversized windows.

  • HANOI
  • LAO CAI
SP3
07h60
Soft Berth
  • Mineral Water
  • Power sockets
  • Snacks
  • Air-Conditioning Cabin

The VIP 2-berth cabins , all are air-conditioned, wood paneled, with individual reading lights, baggage storage and oversized windows.

Sapa - Hanoi

--Select Date--
Duration: 08h05
Train No: SP3
Duration
Train No.
Soft berth Vip Berth
  • LAO CAI
  • HANOI
08h05
SP3
  • LAO CAI
  • HANOI
SP3
08h05
Soft Berth
  • Mineral Water
  • Power sockets
  • Snacks
  • Air-Conditioning Cabin

The Deluxe cabins (4 berths) , all are air-conditioned, wood paneled, with individual reading lights, baggage storage and oversized windows.

  • LAO CAI
  • HANOI
SP3
08h05
Soft Berth
  • Mineral Water
  • Power sockets
  • Snacks
  • Air-Conditioning Cabin

The VIP 2-berth cabins , all are air-conditioned, wood paneled, with individual reading lights, baggage storage and oversized windows.

Ticket Total:

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Special notes

  • Free of charge for children under 5-year-old sharing parent‘s existing berths
  • Ticket price does not include meals on the train but include snack and drinks
  • Restroom is not in cabin and only open when the train run
  • Surcharge: 15% additional on Christmas, New Year and Vietnam Holiday