King Express Train is one of the most popular trains linking Hanoi to Lao Cai. With a motto of “Serving you as serving the King and the Queen on board”, King Express Train promises to bring tourists the highest level of satisfaction. Choosing King Express Train to travel between Hanoi and Lao Cai, guests will have a wonderful opportunity to admire the natural beauty of the northwest mountainous areas in Vietnam. Along the way, passengers will be served by nice and professional attendants who are always pleasurable to meet different requirements.
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 ambiance and the luxurious space for King Express. Generally, each cabin is equipped with a 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 a private and intimate space with 2 berths which are 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.
Time Schedule and rate
|Departure time||Arrive time||Train number||4 berths sharing the cabin||Private 2 berths cabin|
|Hanoi- 22h00||Lao Cai -6h05||Sp3||25$/ticket||95$/cabin|
|Lao Cai – 21h40||Hanoi – 5h30||Sp4||25$ /ticket||95$/cabin|
Pros & Cons
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.
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 a special request please inform us in advance.
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King Express Train Sapa carriages, reflect the charm of colonial traveling style in northern Vietnam.
King Express Train offers an inspirational experience onboard as well the time to enjoy the beauty of evocative destinations.
King Express Train Sapa with luxury and the comfort facilities of the wood-paneling cabins will make your stay in these carriages memorable. Passengers are to hold the best opportunity to relax or simply let the beauty gliding over your spacious windows. Luxury, inspiration, and refreshment are the main characters of these carriages. All berths are wooden-paneled, 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.
Deluxe cabins and Business cabins create an intimate space for couples with 2 berths only.
These cabins are lovingly designed for those who desire to have privacy with remarkable
interior decor. They are the epitome of a small observation car.
- One way ticket is available.
- Ticket price does not include meals on the train but includes snack and drinks.
- WC is not in the cabin.