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Results from Cat Ba to Sapa on Thursday, 02 February 2023
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How to get from Cat Ba to Sapa
The easiest way to travel from Cat Ba to Sapa is by bus.
How far is Cat Ba from Sapa?
The travel distance from Cat Ba to Sapa is 470 km by road. There is no airport nearby Sapa, the only option to travel between Cat Ba and Sapa is taking a bus.
How long does it take to get from Cat Ba to Sapa?
It takes 10-11 hours to get from Cat Ba to Sapa by bus, including the ferry transfer from Cat Ba to Hai Phong.
Depending on the traffic, sometimes the bus arrives 30 minutes earlier or later than scheduled.
What types of buses operate the route from Cat Ba to Sapa?
There are two types of buses running the route Cat Ba to Sapa.
Sleeper Bus: double-deck coaches equipped with fixed berths and capacity for 40–46 passengers. These are quite comfortable so you can sleep during most part of the journey.
Minibus: minibuses equipped with seats and capacity for 25-32 passengers.
For more information about travelling by bus, please read our Bus Guide in Vietnam.
How much does it cost to get from Cat Ba to Sapa by bus?
The price of the bus ticket from Cat Ba to Sapa varies depending on the type of vehicle that you choose. It starts from 500,000 VND.
Keep in mind that some bus companies in Vietnam increase the price on weekends and national holidays.
Where does the bus from Cat Ba to Sapa depart?
Because Cat Ba does not have a bus station, most buses depart from the representative offices of the bus companies in the center of Cat Ba, within walking distance.
Please arrive to the point of departure at least 30-60 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Note that some bus companies will organize the transfer of passengers from the point of departure to the bus terminal by shuttle bus, therefore customers must show up in advance or risk missing the bus.
Where does the bus from Cat Ba to Sapa arrive?
Most buses from Cat Ba to Sapa arrive at Sapa Market Bus Station and the representative offices of the bus companies in Dien Bien Phu Street, downtown Sapa.