There are 8 ways to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly Don Muang to Vientiane  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Vientiane (VTE) DMK - VTE

$54 - $118

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Night train  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from Don Mueang to Nong Khai 133 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class III Fan / ...

$14 - $56

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Fly Don Muang to Udon Thani, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Udon Thani (UTH) DMK - UTH
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$25 - $79

Public Van to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Vientiane  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the Public Van from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Vientiane (VTE) BKK - VTE

$48 - $204

Train  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Don Mueang to Nong Khai 75 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class II AC

$53 - $111

Bus Budsarakham Tour  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai

$17 - $18

Bus Naga travel  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane

$44 - $45

Drive  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane 480.6 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane is to bus which costs ฿560 - ฿590 and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane is to fly which costs ฿1700 - ฿3900 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane. However, there are services departing from Don Mueang Terminal 2 and arriving at Si Chiang Mai via Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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The distance between Don Muang Airport (DMK) and Vientiane is 499 km. The road distance is 768.9 km.

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The best way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs ฿560 - ฿590.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane, including transfers.

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Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane bus services, operated by Budsarakham Tour, depart from Bangkok Mochit station.

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The best way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane is to fly which takes 1 h 57 min and costs ฿1700 - ฿3900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿1700 - ฿3600 and takes 17 h 33 min, you could also bus, which costs ฿560 - ฿590 and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Vientiane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane bus services, operated by Budsarakham Tour, arrive at Si Chiang Mai station.

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Map of how to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane.
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  • Distance: 311.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Don Muang Airport (DMK), Thailand and Vientiane, Laos?

Thai AirAsia flies from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane once daily. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 41 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from Don Muang to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Don Mueang to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Budsarakham Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
busonlineticket.co.th
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Yes, the driving distance between Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane is 769 km. It takes approximately 12 h 40 min to drive from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Vientiane.

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Thai AirAsia offers flights from Don Muang Airport to Vientiane Airport.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Vientiane. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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