Travelling between Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng is possible by Bus, van and taxi. Bus+van guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Taxi+van is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you LAK 165,376 if you go by taxi+van; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus+van which will set you back mere LAK 157,803.
It can take you anywhere between 5 and 6 hours to travel between Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng depending on the means of transport you choose.
Bus+van is the fastest way to travel between Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng. Bus+van will bring you to your destination in 4h 20m. Taxi+van does a much slower job and take about 6h to reach Vang Vieng.
Travelling between Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng can be as cheap as LAK 157,803 if you opt for a Soutchai Travel (ບໍລິສັດ ສຸດໃຈທ່ອງທ່ຽວ ຈໍາກັດຜູ້ດຽວ) bus+van and as expensive as LAK 165,376 if you buy a Naluang taxi+van 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 Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng.
Vans are a great alternative - or, in many cases - your only option - if you need to travel overland within one and the same province or neighbouring provinces or states. Vans ply the roads between Luang Prabang and Vang Vieng, too.
Things to remember: When travelling by van with huge luggage buying a separate seat for your suitcase or backpack is a good idea. Do not expect there is a roomy luggage compartment in a van - there is actually none and your fellow passengers are unlikely to appreciate your luggage stuck under their feet, alas.
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with taxi+van remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route