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There are 6 ways to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 25 min

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

$173 - $507

Cheapest option

Train, bus #2  •  2 days 0 h

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

$118 - $127

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  23 h 12 min

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

$153 - $185

Train, bus via Guiyang North  •  23 h 35 min

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

$146 - $188

Bus  •  33 h 54 min

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

$146 - $147

Drive  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Vientiane 1061.5 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane is to train and bus which costs ¥800 - ¥900 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane is to fly which costs ¥1200 - ¥3600 and takes 6 h 25 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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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane without a car is to train and bus which takes 23 h 12 min and costs ¥1000 - ¥1300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane is to fly which takes 6 h 25 min and costs ¥1200 - ¥3600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1010 - ¥1020 and takes 33 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Vientiane Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Vientiane is 1 h behind Guangzhou. It is currently 6:56 PM in Guangzhou and 5:56 PM in Vientiane.

Yes, the driving distance between Guangzhou to Vientiane is 1698 km. It takes approximately 21 h 18 min to drive from Guangzhou to Vientiane.

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Lao Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Thai Airways International offer flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Vientiane Airport.

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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Vientiane.
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  • Distance: 779.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 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
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun 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 Baiyun to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $160
Business Class Seat
$260 - $310
Train from Guangzhou South to Guiyang North
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $65
1st Class Seat
$90 - $110
Business Class Seat
$170 - $210
Train from Guiyang North to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$55 - $65
Business Class Seat
$100 - $130
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$50 - $75
1st Class Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Guangzhou South to Guiyang North
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$50 - $75
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$16 - $21
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
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
$62
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Son Duc Transportation
Bus from Nanning to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$67
Book at
baolau.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Vientiane - Southern Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
12go.asia

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