There are 8 ways to get from Guangzhou to Laos by plane, subway, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Guangzhou to Vientiane  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Vientiane (VTE) CAN - VTE

$182 - $520

Cheapest option

Bus  •  46 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou to Ha Noi Ha Noi
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Vientiane - Southern Bus Station

$113 - $115

6 alternative options

Fly Guangzhou to Luang Prabang  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) CAN - LPQ

$157 - $564

Line 2 subway, train, line 5 subway to Shenzhen, fly to Vientiane  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Haizhu Square to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  3. Take the line 5 subway from Shenzhen North to Bao'an Center
  4. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Vientiane (VTE) SZX - VTE

$125 - $307

Train, bus via Guangzhou South  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South G2926 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane

$172 - $195

Train, bus  •  24 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South D3802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane

$142 - $170

Bus China Bus Guide  •  33 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Yunnan Kunming
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane

$163 - $165

Drive  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Vientiane 1061.5 miles

$150 - $230

What companies run services between Guangzhou, China and Laos?

Lao Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Thai Airways International fly from Guangzhou to Vientiane twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guangzhou to Vientiane via Yunnan Kunming, South Ring Road, South Bus Station, and Kunming South in around 33 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Flights from Guangzhou to Luang Prabang via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Guangzhou to Luang Prabang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Shenzhen to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Luang Prabang via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Luang Prabang via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Luang Prabang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Luang Prabang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
english.ctrip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
Train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
english.ctrip.com
2nd Class Seat
$85 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $160
Business Class Seat
$260 - $310
Shenzhen Metro
Website
szmc.net
Subway from Shenzhen North to Bao'an Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
szmc.net
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $75
1st Class Seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$92
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Provincial to Yunnan Kunming
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
bus
Bus from Guangzhou to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
21 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$69
Book at
baolau.com
bus
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Vientiane - Southern Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
baolau.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Guangzhou and Laos is 1077 km. The road distance is 1698 km.

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Laos is to bus which costs ¥710 - ¥730 and takes 46 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Laos is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥3300.

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Guangzhou to Laos, including transfers.