Bangkok to Vientiane
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Transportation from Bangkok to Vientiane
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How to get from Bangkok to Vientiane
Travelling between Bangkok and Vientiane is possible by Flight and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you THB 27,706 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight which will set you back mere THB 1,837.
How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Vientiane?
It can take you anywhere between 2 and 17 hours to travel between Bangkok and Vientiane depending on the means of transport you choose.
Flight is the fastest way to travel between Bangkok and Vientiane. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 16h 20m to reach Vientiane.
How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Vientiane?
Travelling between Bangkok and Vientiane can be as cheap as THB 1,837 if you opt for a Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย) flight and as expensive as THB 27,706 if you buy a Jin Air flight ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
How many trips per day are there between Bangkok and Vientiane ?
- 6 by train+van from Bangkok to Vientiane starting from 20:00 Hua Lamphong until 20:00 Hua Lamphong
- 5 from Bangkok to Vientiane starting from 12:05 Don Mueang Airport until 23:30 Suvarnabhumi Airport
- 1 from Bangkok to Vientiane starting from 16:00 Khao San Tara Travel until 16:00 Khao San Tara Travel
2 from Bangkok to Vientiane starting from 00:00 Bangkok Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Bangkok Hotel Transfer
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Bangkok to Vientiane.
What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?
Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Bangkok to Vientiane, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as THB 1,837.
Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.
If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.
In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.
Airlines flying between Bangkok and Vientiane
Jin Air, Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย), Thai Airways, Vietnam Airlines (เวียดนาม แิอร์ไลน์)
Travelling from Bangkok to Vientiane overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.
Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.
They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.
Companies operating bus routes between Bangkok and Vientiane
Tara Tour and Travel (ธาราทัวร์แอนด์ทราเวล)
Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.
Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.
Companies offering charters between Bangkok and Vientiane
What is the most popular transport to get from Bangkok to Vientiane?
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route
- 87% opted for a bus
- 12% decided to fly
- 1% bought a taxi ride