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

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Fly  •  3h 49m

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

$136 - $440

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Bus, minivan  •  27h 44m

  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

3 alternative options

Bus  •  40h 10m

  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

Train, bus  •  40h 52m

  1. Take the train from Hue to Ha Noi
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Luang Prabang

$58 - $71

Drive  •  15h 8m

  1. Drive from Huế to Luang Prabang 628.7 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Huế to Luang Prabang is to bus and minivan which costs $48 and takes 27h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Huế to Luang Prabang is to fly which costs $130 - $440 and takes 3h 49m.

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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 40h 10m.

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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 27h 44m and costs $48.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Huế to Luang Prabang, including transfers.

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Huế to Luang Prabang bus services, operated by Hoang Long, 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 3h 49m and costs $130 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus and minivan, which costs $48 and takes 27h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Hue Airport to Luang Prabang Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m 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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Map of how to get from Huế to Luang Prabang.
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  • Distance: 431.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 49m

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

Vietnam Airlines and Lao Airlines fly from Huế to Luang Prabang twice daily. 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 27h 44m.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hue to Luang Prabang via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hue to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
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
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane Laos
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
25h
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
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Hue Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
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
28h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
baolau.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Huế to Luang Prabang is 1006 km. It takes approximately 15h 8m 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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There are 281+ hotels available in Luang Prabang. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Huế to Hue Airport is to taxi which takes 13m and costs $10 - $13.

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