There are 5 ways to get from Da Nang to Luang Prabang by plane, bus, train 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  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Danang (DAD) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) DAD - LPQ

$188 - $580

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Bus, Minivan  •  31 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Da Nang to Hue
  2. Take the bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane Laos
  3. Take the Minivan from Vientiane Bus Station to Luang Prabang Malany

$52

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  42 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Da Nang to Hanoi Ho Chi Minh
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Luang Prabang Laos

$60 - $74

Bus  •  47 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Da Nang to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Luang Prabang - Naluang Station

$70 - $75

Drive  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Da Nang to Luang Prabang 687.2 miles

$80 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Da Nang to Luang Prabang station. However, there are services departing from Cong Vien Hung Vuong and arriving at Luang Prabang - Naluang Station via Da Nang and Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 24 min.

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The distance between Da Nang and Luang Prabang is 771 km. The road distance is 1099.6 km.

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The best way to get from Da Nang to Luang Prabang without a car is to bus and Minivan which takes 31 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Da Nang to Luang Prabang, including transfers.

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Da Nang to Luang Prabang bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, depart from Da Nang station.

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The best way to get from Da Nang to Luang Prabang is to fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Minivan, which costs and takes 31 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Danang Airport to Luang Prabang Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Da Nang to Luang Prabang bus services, operated by , arrive at Luang Prabang - Naluang Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Da Nang to Luang Prabang is 1100 km. It takes approximately 16 h 32 min to drive from Da Nang to Luang Prabang.

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Vietjet Air, Thai AirAsia, Jetstar Pacific Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Danang Airport to Luang Prabang Airport.

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Map of how to get from Da Nang to Luang Prabang.
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  • Distance: 481.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

What companies run services between Da Nang, Vietnam and Luang Prabang, Laos?

Vietnam Airlines, Thai AirAsia and three other airlines fly from Da Nang to Luang Prabang every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Da Nang to Luang Prabang via Hue, Hue - Sinh Tourist Office, Vientiane Laos, Wind West Pub, AV Hotel, Vientiane, and Vientiane Bus Station in around 31 h 44 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Danang to Luang Prabang via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Danang to Luang Prabang via Buonmethuot, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Danang to Luang Prabang via Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Danang to Luang Prabang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Danang to Luang Prabang via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Da Nang to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
15 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$15 - $18
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$19 - $26
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$22 - $35
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Da Nang to Hue
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane Laos
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi to Luang Prabang Laos
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Malany Transport
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Luang Prabang Malany
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Da Nang to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
bus
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Luang Prabang - Naluang Station
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
baolau.com

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There are 290+ hotels available in Luang Prabang. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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