There are 5 ways to get from Huế to Luang Prabang by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Hue (HUI) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) HUI - LPQ

$136 - $440

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Bus, Minivan  •  27 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane Laos
  2. Take the Minivan from Vientiane Bus Station to Luang Prabang Malany

$48

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Train, bus  •  39 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Hue to Hanoi Ho Chi Minh
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Luang Prabang Laos

$58 - $71

Bus  •  43 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Hue Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Luang Prabang - Naluang Station

$69 - $72

Drive  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Huế to Luang Prabang 628.7 miles

$75 - $110

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No, there is no direct bus from Huế station to Luang Prabang station. However, there are services departing from Hue Southern Bus Station and arriving at Luang Prabang - Naluang Station via Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 53 min.

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The distance between Huế and Luang Prabang is 691 km. The road distance is 1006 km.

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The best way to get from Huế to Luang Prabang without a car is to bus and Minivan which takes 27 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Huế to Luang Prabang, including transfers.

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Huế to Luang Prabang bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, arrive at Hue Southern Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Huế to Luang Prabang is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Minivan, which costs and takes 27 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hue Airport to Luang Prabang Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Huế to Luang Prabang bus services, operated by , arrive at Luang Prabang - Naluang Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Huế to Luang Prabang is 1006 km. It takes approximately 15 h 8 min to drive from Huế to Luang Prabang.

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Lao Airlines and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Hue Airport to Luang Prabang Airport.

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Map of how to get from Huế to Luang Prabang.
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  • Distance: 431.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Huế, Vietnam and Luang Prabang, Laos?

Vietnam Airlines and Lao Airlines fly from Huế to Luang Prabang 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Huế to Luang Prabang via Vientiane Laos, Wind West Pub, AV Hotel, Vientiane, and Vientiane Bus Station in around 27 h 44 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hue to Luang Prabang via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Hue to Luang Prabang via Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hue to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
13 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$13 - $16
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$17 - $23
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$19 - $28
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane Laos
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi to Luang Prabang Laos
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Malany Transport
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Luang Prabang Malany
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Hue Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
bus
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Luang Prabang - Naluang Station
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
baolau.com

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There are 290+ hotels available in Luang Prabang. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Huế to Hue Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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