Travelling to Sapa reaches the height of Luxury with Victoria Express Train. The Victoria Express Train features one dining carriage and two sleeping carriages making it the most comfortable one. Victoria Express Train recalls a more romantic era. Victoria express train is just for Victoria Sapa Resort’s in-house guests only.


Each sleeping carriage nestles 6 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.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

Time Schedule

Train Schedule
From To Monday Tuesday Wenesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Ha Noi Lao Cai DC No DC DC No DC DC No Train No DC
Time of Departure 21: 55 21: 55 21: 55 21: 55 21: 55 N/A 21: 55
Time of Arrival 06: 30 06: 30 06: 30 06: 30 06: 30 N/A 06: 30
Lao Cai Ha Noi No DC DC No DC DC No DC No Train DC
Time of Departure 21: 00 21: 00 21: 00 21: 00 21: 00 N/A 21: 00
Time of Arrival 05: 30 05: 30 05: 30 05: 30 05: 30 N/A 05: 30

Train fares:
Valid from January 01, 2008 to October 31. 2008

Departure Cabin Class Return One Way
With DC No DC 1/2DC With DC No DC
Week Days Superior 157 135 147 139 119
Deluxe 210 175 193 154 139
1 Week Day + 1 Weekend Superior 195 157 176 N/A N/A
Deluxe 250 199 222 N/A N/A
Weekend Superior 228 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Deluxe 345 N/A N/A N/A N/A


•One Way tickets are not available on Weekend Departures
• Train departure times and rates are subject to change without prior notice
• Victoria train only serves Victoria in-house guests
• All rate are per person, in US$, inclusive of government taxes, commissionable


• Children from 5 to 12 years old pay 75% of the total fare
• Children under 5 years old are free of charge
• 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 (in that case the refund cannot exceed 30% of the transportation cost) or a full refund of all money paid


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