There are 4 ways to get from Hanoi to Vientiane by plane, 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  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Vientiane (VTE) HAN - VTE

$98 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus Baolau  •  24 h

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

$40

2 alternative options

Bus The Sinh Tourist  •  22 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane Laos

$40 - $43

Drive  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Vientiane 471.8 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Vientiane is to bus which costs $40 and takes 24 h.

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The quickest way to get from Hanoi to Vientiane is to fly which costs $95 - $270 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Hanoi and Vientiane is 481 km. The road distance is 754.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Hanoi to Vientiane, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station station and arriving at Vientiane - Southern Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 h.

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What companies run services between Hanoi, Vietnam and Vientiane, Laos?

Vietnam Airlines and Lao Airlines fly from Hanoi to Vientiane twice daily. Alternatively, The Sinh Tourist operates a bus from Hanoi to Vientiane every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 22 h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane Laos
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
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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