Lao Cai to Sapa

Lao Cai to Sapa

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Personal Identification Documents

(Passport/ID Card, Residence Card/Visa/equal documents) are strictly compulsory. For flights, foreigners are required to present Passport only (ID Card is not allowed). Please make sure you always have them on hand during your travel. You will be denied to board and move between provinces without such documents.
You are required to fill in Health Declaration before you travel. Follow the link: (2 minutes) and take a screenshot of the QR code after you finish and present it when boarding.

Other Options

Transportation from Lao Cai to Sapa

  • Taxis
    VND 660k
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable

How to get from Lao Cai to Sapa?

When you want to get from Lao Cai to Sapa, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Taxi

How far is Lao Cai from Sapa?

The overland distance from Lao Cai to Sapa is 19 miles (30 km).
The flying distance is 15 miles (23 km).

How long does it take to get from Lao Cai to Sapa?

The travel time from Lao Cai to Sapa takes approximately 1 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Lao Cai to Sapa?

To get from Lao Cai to Sapa prepare to shell out about VND 660,000 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Lao Cai to Sapa?

Taxi is always an attractive option as you can book a cab to take you from Sapa to Sapa any time of the day.

Useful tips for travel from Lao Cai to Sapa

While taxi is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.


Things to remember before booking a taxi:

  • To avoid misunderstanding, make sure you indicated the right pick up and drop off points.
  • If you make a detour or a stop during your trip, inform your taxi company in advance. The price of the ride can be affected in this case.
  • While travelling by taxi, it is a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Do many travellers take taxi from Lao Cai to Sapa?

Up to now, 518 booked taxi tickets from Lao Cai to Sapa through our service. You can check reviews above.