Travelling between Vientiane and Hanoi is possible by Flight, bus and van. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight+bus is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you LAK 360,550 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight+bus+van which will set you back mere LAK 196,602.
It can take you anywhere between 2 and 15 hours to travel between Vientiane and Hanoi depending on the means of transport you choose.
Flight is the fastest way to travel between Vientiane and Hanoi. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 55m. Flight+bus does a much slower job and take about 14h 20m to reach Hanoi.
Travelling between Vientiane and Hanoi can be as cheap as LAK 196,602 if you opt for a Chit Prasong (ຈິດປະສົງ), Vietnam Airlines (เวียดนาม แิอร์ไลน์) flight+bus+van and as expensive as LAK 360,550 if you buy a Lao Skyway, Vietnam Airlines (เวียดนาม แิอร์ไลน์) 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 Vientiane to Hanoi.
Travelling from Vientiane to Hanoi 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.
HTX Van Tai 277 (HTX Vận Tải 27-7)
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with flight+Bus+van remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route