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There are 7 ways to get from Angkor Wat to Vientiane by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Vientiane  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Vientiane (VTE) REP - VTE

$128 - $349

Cheapest option

Bus Budsarakham Tour  •  18h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet
  2. Take the bus from Rongkleu Market Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Mochit 921 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai

$39 - $40

5 alternative options

Fly to Udon Thani, bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Udon Thani (UTH) REP - UTH
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$91 - $303

Bus, train  •  25h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet
  2. Take the bus from Rongkleu Market Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Mochit 921 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Nong Khai

$75 - $139

Bus King of Bus  •  19h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Pakse
  2. Take the bus from Pakse to Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office

$45 - $46

Minivan, night bus  •  21h 6m

  1. Take the minivan from Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer to Pakse
  2. Take the night bus from Pakse to Vientiane

$56 - $57

Drive  •  14h 11m

  1. Drive from Angkor Wat to Vientiane 572.8 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Angkor Wat to Vientiane is to bus which costs $38 - $40 and takes 18h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Angkor Wat to Vientiane is to fly which costs $120 - $350 and takes 4h 15m.

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The distance between Angkor Wat and Vientiane is 524 km. The road distance is 916.4 km.

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The best way to get from Angkor Wat to Vientiane without a car is to bus which takes 18h 38m and costs $38 - $40.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Angkor Wat to Vientiane, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Angkor Wat to Vientiane is to fly which takes 4h 15m and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $38 - $40 and takes 18h 38m.

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There is no direct flight from Siem Reap Airport to Vientiane Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Angkor Wat to Vientiane is 916 km. It takes approximately 14h 11m to drive from Angkor Wat to Vientiane.

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Cambodia Angkor Air, Vietnam Airlines, Thai Smile and four other airlines offer flights from Siem Reap Airport to Vientiane Airport.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Vientiane. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Angkor Wat to Vientiane.
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  • Distance: 327.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Angkor Wat, Cambodia and Vientiane, Laos?

Thai Smile, Lao Airlines and five other airlines fly from Angkor Wat to Vientiane every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Angkor Wat to Vientiane via Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express, Poipet, Rongkleu Market Aranyaprathet, and Bangkok Mochit in around 18h 38m.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Siem Reap to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Siem Reap to Udon Thani via Phuket
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Siem Reap to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Vientiane via Pakse
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Vientiane via Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Vientiane via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Air Aran Pathana
Phone
037 247 574
Email
airaran@hotmail.com
Website
airaran.co.th
Bus from Rongkleu Market Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
airaran.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Budsarakham Tour
Phone
0907793900
Email
brt@budsarakamtour.com
Website
budsarakamtour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
King of Bus
Phone
‎(+84) 931 45 40 25
Email
contact@baolau.vn
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Pakse to Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
baolau.com
AVT Asia Van Transfer
Phone
+855 63 963 853
Website
asiavantransfer.com
Bus from Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer to Pakse
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
asiavantransfer.com
Book at
baolau.com
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Night bus from Pakse to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com

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The best way to get from Angkor Wat to Siem Reap Airport is to taxi which takes 8m and costs $6 - $8.

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