There are 6 ways to get from Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway to Vientiane by car, plane, bus, train or night bus

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

Recommended option

Drive, fly  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway to Pakse
  2. Fly from Pakse (PKZ) to Vientiane (VTE) PKZ - VTE

$122 - $273

Cheapest option

Minivan, bus via Nakhon Ratchasima  •  30 h 29 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Don Khon - 4000 islands to Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer
  2. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Poipet
  3. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Nakhon Ratchasima
  4. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Udon Thani
  5. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$46 - $60

4 alternative options

Drive, Minivan, bus, train  •  37 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway to Stung Treng
  2. Take the Minivan from Stung Treng to Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer
  3. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Poipet
  4. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  5. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai

$87 - $171

Minivan, bus  •  28 h 6 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Don Khon - 4000 islands to Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer
  2. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Pakse
  3. Take the bus from Pakse to Vientiane Bus Station

$64 - $70

Minivan, night bus  •  31 h 33 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Don Khon - 4000 islands to Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer
  2. Take the Minivan from Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer to Pakse
  3. Take the night bus from Pakse to Vientiane Naga Travel

$89

Drive  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway to Vientiane 550.8 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway to Vientiane is to Minivan and bus which costs $45 - $60 and takes 30 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway to Vientiane is to drive and fly which costs $120 - $280 and takes 10 h 8 min.

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The distance between Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway and Vientiane is 569 km. The road distance is 881.3 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 8 min to get from Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway to Vientiane, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway to Vientiane station. However, there are services departing from Don Khon - 4000 islands and arriving at Vientiane Bus Station via Siem Reap and Pakse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway, Laos and Vientiane, Laos?

You can take a bus from Don Det–Don Khon narrow-gauge railway to Vientiane via Don Khon - 4000 islands, Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer, Siem Reap, and Pakse in around 28 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Pakse to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Pakse to Vientiane via Savannakhet
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Lao Skyway
Website
laoskyway.com
Flights from Pakse to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Minivan
Bus from Stung Treng to Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
baolau.com
Book at
baolau.com
Capitol Tour Cambodia
Website
capitoltourscambodia.com
Bus from Siem Reap to Poipet
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
capitoltourscambodia.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
AVT Asia Van Transfer
Website
asiavantransfer.com
Bus from Don Khon - 4000 islands to Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
asiavantransfer.com
Book at
baolau.com
Bus from Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer to Pakse
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
asiavantransfer.com
Book at
baolau.com
King of Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Pakse to Vientiane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
baolau.com
bus
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
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
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Night bus from Pakse to Vientiane Naga Travel
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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