How to get from Luang Prabang to Vientiane

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There are two modes of transport possible to travel between Luang Prabang and Vientiane in Laos, you can go by bus and by plane. The bus is obviously cheaper, but also takes a lot longer, the bus passes Vang Vieng.

 

Traveling from Luang Prabang to Vientiane with the bus

 

Duration: 9-12 hours

Price: 125:000 to 145:000 Kip

Timetable: 10 daily buses

 

There are around 10 daily buses that travel from the Southern Bus Station in Luang Prabang to the Northern Bus Terminal in the capital Vientiane. The road till Vang Vieng has many curves, but after that it is an easy ride.

 

The VIP bus from Luang Prabang to Vientiane

(The VIP bus from Luang Prabang to Vientiane)

 

Along the road you can enjoy some amazing scenery. If you have time it is also a nice idea to make a stop for a few days at Vang Vieng, it has some amazing nature.

 

Traveling from Luang Prabang to Vientiane with the plane

 

Duration: 50 minutes

Price: 188 USD (inc tax)

Departure times: 07:35, 13:30 and 18:15

 

Lao Airlines offers 3 daily flights between Lueng Prabang International airport and the Wattay airport in Vientiane. The flight takes about 50 minutes and the costs for the flights are 188 USD. Flight depart at 07:35, 13:30 and 18:15 (July 2013)

 

How to get from Vientiane to other destinations:

 

- How to get from Vientiane to Luang Prabang

- How to get from Vientiane to Savannakhet

- How to get from Vientiane to Vang Vieng

- How to get from Vientiane to Bangkok

 

Last update July 2013

 

 

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