Travel from Ho-Chi-Minh-City to Laos

Bus or fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Laos?

Lao Airlines and Cambodia Angkor Air fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Pakse twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Vientiane via Siem Reap, Aranyaprathet, Roi Et, and Khon Kaen in around 27 h 24 min.

How to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Laos

ModeDurationPrice
From Ho Chi Minh City airport fly to Pakse airport then taxi to Pakse.1 h 38 min$141
From Ho Chi Minh City airport fly to Vientiane airport then taxi to Vientiane.3 h 41 min$157
From Ho Chi Minh City airport fly to Nakhon Phanom airport then drive to Thakhèk.7 h 12 min$105
From Ho Chi Minh City airport fly to Thanh Hoe airport then drive to Xam Nua.6 h 2 min$195
From Ho Chi Minh City airport fly to Vinh airport then drive to Thakhèk.6 h 36 min$69
From Ho Chi Minh bus to Siem Reap, bus to Aranyaprathet, bus to Roi Et, bus to Khon Kaen, then bus to Vientiane Talat Sao Station.27 h 24 min$67
From Ho Chi Minh bus to Night Market, line 03 bus to Phnom Penh, bus to Pakse, then bus to Vientiane Bus Station.34 h 6 min$77
From Ho Chi Minh City train to Hue, taxi to Hue, then bus to Vientiane Laos.38 h 42 min$55
From Ho Chi Minh City drive to Vientiane.20 h 32 min$116

How long does it take to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Laos?

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Laos, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Ho Chi Minh City and Laos?

No, there is no direct bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Laos. However, there are services departing from Ho Chi Minh and arriving at Vientiane Talat Sao Station via Siem Reap, Aranyaprathet, Roi Et and Khon Kaen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 24 min.

Operators from Ho Chi Minh City to Laos

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Lao AirlinesLao Airlines
Cambodia Angkor AirCambodia Angkor Air
Vietnam AirlinesVietnam Airlines
Thai AirAsiaThai AirAsia
AirAsiaAirAsia
Jetstar Pacific AirlinesJetstar Pacific Airlines
Bangkok AirwaysBangkok Airways
Thai Airways InternationalThai Airways International
Thai SmileThai Smile
Vietjet AirVietjet Air
Nok AirNok Air
Qatar AirwaysQatar Airways
Scoot Tigerair Scoot Tigerair
SilkAirSilkAir
Mekong ExpressMekong Express
The Transport CompanyThe Transport Company
Yellow BusYellow Bus
Phetprasert Tour056 720 720Phetprasert Tour
Giant IbisGiant Ibis
Phnom Penh City BusPhnom Penh City Bus
PPSDNPPSDN
King of BusKing of Bus
Vietnam RailwaysVietnam Railways
The Sinh TouristThe Sinh Tourist