Cao Son Express Train

Cao Son Express Train ( part of Pole-star travel) carriages, en route Hanoi - Lao Cai reflect the charm of colonial traveling style in northern Vietnam. They offer an inspirational experience onboard as well the time to enjoy the beauty of evocative destinations. Cao Son express features superior, business and luxury sleeping carriages to ensure the most convenient trip for visitors to Sapa.

1. Cao Son Express deluxe carriages
Deluxe carriages can accommodate 26 berths with superior and deluxe cabins, accompanied by the hospitality of Pole-star train staff. The enchanting luxury, the comfort facilities of the wood-panelling 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 main character of these carriages.
All berths are wooden-panelled, 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.
- Superior cabins offer a cozy atmosphere with 4 berths in one compartment, relaxing to read or enjoy an intimate conversation.
Deluxe cabins create an intimate space for couples with 2 berths only. These cabins are lovingly designed to for those who desire to have the privacy with remarkable interior decor. They are the epitome of a small observation car.

2. Cao Son Express superior class carriages
Embark on these carriages; visitors will indulge in the pleasure of the warm decoration and safety. These carriages feature a large space to fit your luggage, a large corridor and hot water suppliers on two sides of the carriages. Locks are carefully made to be sure you never lose things when beholding the panoramic views of ever-changing scenery.
Each carriage can accommodate 28 passengers with the special care of Pole-star guiding staff in from the ground to the time you settle down. Each cabin has 4 berths; all berths are air-conditioned with water and breads for individual

3. Cao Son Express economical class carriages
Economical class carriages targeted to serve backpackers and tourists with low budgets. There are 42 berths divided into 7 cabins with two clean toilets on sides of the car. The berths are remodeled to be soft sleeper with air conditioning. All cabins are air-conditioned, equipped with safe lock and bright, large corridors. Facilities are modern and well-fitted to bring you a good night on the train. The levels of berths also offer travelers a good chance to contemplate the picturesque landscapes passing by

Departure Time

  • Hanoi at 9.50pm to Laocai at 5:30am
  • Lao Cai at 7.45pm to Hanoi at 5:30am


Train fares (one way) - including transfer from hotel to Ha Noi railway station

Train Cabin type Fares
Cao Son Express First class (4 berths) US$ 29
VIP (2 berths) US$ 60