Travel from Ninh Binh to Sapa

By bus the journey from Ninh Binh to Sapa is scheduled to take 9 hours.

Bus Times: Ninh Binh to Sapa


There are three daily bus services from Ninh Binh to Sapa which you can book online.

Ninh BinhSapaCostCompany
09:2018:20$ 13Sao Viet
14:2023:20$ 13Sao Viet
20:5005:50$ 13Sao Viet

  • Type of Bus: The Sao Viet vehicle for the Ninh Binh to Sapa route is a ‘Sleeper’ bus with air conditioning, on board toilet, fully reclined seats and free WiFi.

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Ninh Binh Sao Viet Bus Stop


  • Sao Viet services from Ninh Binh to Sapa depart from in front of Big C shopping mall, Ninh Tôn, Ninh Phú, Ninh Bình, Vietnam.

Google Map of Ninh Binh Sao Viet Bus Stop

Cat Ba Sao Viet Bus Stop


  • Sao Viet services from Ninh Binh to Sapa terminate at 571 Đường Điện Biên Phủ, TT. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lào Cai, Vietnam.

Google Map of Sao Viet Bus Stop

About Travel to Sapa


Sapa is a medium sized town which is located below Vietnam’s tallest mountain, Fansipan, the peak of which is 3,143 metres above sea level. Sapa itself is 1,500 metres above sea level giving the town a much cooler climate than Hanoi. For most of the year visitors need to wear a jacket or jumper at night as the temperature becomes pleasantly cool. Lots of Vietnamese tourists come to Sapa and the town’s hotels, particularly ones with a good view of the mountains, are relatively expensive compared to the rest of Vietnam. Sapa town centre has a holiday town atmosphere with lots of restaurants and bars which normally stay busy until late in the evening.

Mountain views in Sapa
Mountain views in Sapa

Sapa is a pretty town with a lake and a western style church built by the French colonialists, as well as facilities such as banks and a shopping mall. The main attraction in Sapa is, however, the scenery. There is a cable car to the top of Fansipan mountain which is the number one tourist attraction in the area. Also popular is the walk to Cat Cat Village. This easy half day walk starts from near to Sapa town and passes through several small villages along the way, the largest of which is Cat Cat Village which is notable for its large wooden water wheels powered by the fast flowing stream which passes through the centre of the village.

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