There are 7 ways to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane 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 from Guangzhou  •  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

5 alternative options

Line 2 subway, train, line 5 subway to Shenzhen, fly  •  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

$171 - $194

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

$141 - $169

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

$162 - $164

Drive  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Vientiane 1061.5 miles

$150 - $230

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
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Shenzhen to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
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
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
trip.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
trip.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
trip.com
Book at
trip.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
$91
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
$68
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

How far is it from Guangzhou to Vientiane?

The distance between Guangzhou and Vientiane is 1247 km. The road distance is 1698 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane?

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

How long does it take to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane?

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