Train from Hanoi to Sapa with Oriental Express

It is redundant to advertise how beautiful Sapa is because it is famous by itself for that but it is essential to acquire how to get there. Is there any other manner apart from bus ? For this question, the Oriental Express train should be the appropriate key.

That having never been on a train in Vietnam before brings new experience on the trip from Hanoi city to Lao Cai station with every 21:30 Oriental Express. Also known as a tourism train with reliable reputation, Oriental Express is decorated to aim at the tourists' satisfaction with 4 bed cabins equipped AC, soft beds and welcome drinks.