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There are 3 ways to get from Hanoi to Vientiane by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Vientiane (VTE) HAN - VTE

$98 - $264

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Bus  •  22h

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

$29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  11h 3m

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Vientiane 471.8 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Vientiane is to bus which costs $29 and takes 22h.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office and arriving at Vientiane. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22h.

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

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Vientiane without a car is to bus which takes 22h and costs $29.

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

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Hanoi to Vientiane bus services, operated by The Sinh Tourist, depart from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office station.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Vientiane is to fly which takes 4h 44m and costs $95 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 and takes 22h.

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The quickest flight from Noi Bai International Airport to Vientiane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Hanoi to Vientiane bus services, operated by The Sinh Tourist, arrive at Vientiane station.

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Map of how to get from Hanoi to Vientiane.
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  • Distance: 300.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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

Lao Airlines and Vietnam Airlines fly from Hanoi to Vientiane 3 times a day. Alternatively, The Sinh Tourist operates a bus from Hanoi to Vientiane once daily. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 22h. 27-7 also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Noi Bai International to Vientiane via Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
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27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Vientiane - Southern Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
12go.asia

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanoi to Vientiane is 755 km. It takes approximately 11h 3m to drive from Hanoi to Vientiane.

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Vietnam Airlines and Lao Airlines offer flights from Noi Bai International Airport to Vientiane Airport.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Vientiane. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Noi Bai International Airport is to bus which takes 47m and costs $1 - $2.

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