Hanoi to Lao Cai

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Between Hanoi and Lao Cai we found up to 20 bus departures, including 6 night buses. There are also 13 train departures, 13 being overnight trains. The earliest bus departure from Hanoi is at 06:30 arriving to Lao Cai at 11:30 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 23:00 and arrives at 03:15 the following day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from 10 € to 151 €.

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Lao Cai

The shortest travel distance between Hanoi and Lao Cai is 290 km. The fastest bus which departs at 23:00 has a travel time of 04:15h. The longest travel time on the route is 05:05h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: air condition, wifi and toilet.

Overnight buses

If you want to travel overnight and save money on accommodation or arrive in Lao Cai earlier, there are 6 overnight buses and 13 overnight trains from Hanoi to Lao Cai. The overnight journeys start between 19:35 and 23:30 depending on whether you're travelling by bus or train and arrive between 00:05 and 03:15 the following day. Below are the most popular night departures to Lao Cai:

Bus companies

Sao Viet is the name of the carrier operating this route. This company has not been rated yet.

Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Hanoi or Lao Cai, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: 10€ (One-Way) or 20€ (Return).

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Other ways of traveling between Hanoi and Lao Cai

In case that you feel safer taking other forms of transportation, you can find alternative ways of reaching Lao Cai below.

Trains from Hanoi to Lao Cai

Another transportation option is taking a train from Hanoi to Lao Cai. You can find the details about the departure times and ticket prices by clicking one of the routes in the search results.

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