There are 8 ways to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Vientiane  •  6 h 20 min

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

$173 - $507

Cheapest option

Train, bus #2  •  46 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning East
  2. Take the train from Nanning Dong station to Hanoi station
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Vientiane - Southern Bus Station

$81 - $104

6 alternative options

Fly to Udon Thani, bus  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Guangzhou (CAN) to Udon Thani (UTH) CAN - UTH
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$146 - $281

Train, bus via Qujing North Station  •  24 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Qujing North Station
  2. Take the train from Qujing North to Kunming South
  3. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane

$178 - $198

Train, bus  •  25 h 58 min

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

$136 - $158

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

$149 - $150

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou to Ha Noi
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vang Vieng Laos
  3. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Laos to Vientiane

$122 - $123

Drive  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Vientiane 1061.5 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane is to train and bus which costs ¥550 - ¥750 and takes 46 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane is to fly which costs ¥1100 - ¥3500 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Vientiane is 1247 km. The road distance is 1698.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 11 min and costs ¥1200 - ¥1400.

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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane.
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  • Distance: 779.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Guangzhou, China and Vientiane, 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
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Guangzhou to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Flights from Guangzhou to Udon Thani via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
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
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
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Guangzhou to Udon Thani via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Qujing North Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $95
1st Class Seat
$130 - $150
Business Class Seat
$240 - $290
Train from Qujing North to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $17
1st Class Seat
$22 - $25
Business Class Seat
$45 - $55
Train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $95
1st Class Seat
$130 - $150
Business Class Seat
$250 - $290
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $70
1st Class Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning Dong station to Hanoi station
Ave. Duration
15 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
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
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$84
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
$63
Schedules at
chinabusguide.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
bus
Bus from Guangzhou to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
21 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$68
Book at
baolau.com
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vang Vieng Laos
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Bus from Vang Vieng Laos to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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