Travelling between Chiang Mai and Luang Prabang is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight+bus is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 127.95 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight which will set you back mere USD 127.95.
It can take you anywhere between 2 and 29 hours to travel between Chiang Mai and Luang Prabang depending on the means of transport you choose.
Flight is the fastest way to travel between Chiang Mai and Luang Prabang. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Flight+bus does a much slower job and take about 1d 4h 35m to reach Luang Prabang.
Travelling between Chiang Mai and Luang Prabang can be as cheap as USD 127.95 if you opt for a Lao Airlines flight and as expensive as USD 127.95 if you buy a Lao Airlines flight ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang.
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.
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with flight remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route