There are 9 ways to get from Ko Pha Ngan to Laos by plane, train, bus, ferry, bus and ferry or night train

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 to Vientiane  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Vientiane (VTE) USM - VTE

$225 - $688

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus Budsarakham Tour  •  25 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Phangan to Lomprayah Bus Station Khao San Catamaran
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai

$67 - $86

7 alternative options

Fly to Luang Prabang  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) USM - LPQ

$339 - $894

Fly to Pakse  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Pakse (PKZ) USM - PKZ

$347 - $992

Fly to Udon Thani, train  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Udon Thani (UTH) USM - UTH
  2. Take the train from Udon Thani to Nong Khai

$204 - $504

Fly to Ubon, bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Koh Samui (USM) to Ubon (UBP) USM - UBP
  2. Take the bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Pakse

$149 - $347

Ferry, train  •  32 h 6 min

  1. Take the ferry from Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Bang Sue
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Nong Khai

$105 - $210

Bus and ferry, train, night train  •  28 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Phangan to Chumphon Train
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai

$83 - $158

Bus and ferry Raja Ferry, bus  •  30 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan to Sutthisan MRT Veronica Residence
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane

$95 - $98

Questions & Answers

The distance between Ko Pha Ngan and Laos is 1202 km.

The best way to get from Ko Pha Ngan to Laos without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 25 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Ko Pha Ngan to Laos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Koh Samui Airport to Vientiane Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Thai Smile, Thai Airways International and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Koh Samui Airport to Vientiane Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ko Pha Ngan to Laos.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 751.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

What companies run services between Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand and Laos?

Bangkok Airways, Lao Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ko Pha Ngan to Vientiane hourly.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Koh Samui to Vientiane via Krabi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Koh Samui to Luang Prabang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Koh Samui to Luang Prabang via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Luang Prabang via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Koh Samui to Luang Prabang via Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Luang Prabang via Phuket, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Koh Samui to Pakse via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Koh Samui to Pakse via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Koh Samui to Vientiane via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Koh Samui to Luang Prabang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Koh Samui to Luang Prabang via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Koh Samui to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Koh Samui to Ubon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Koh Samui to Ubon via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Udon Thani via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Koh Samui to Ubon via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Koh Samui to Udon Thani via Utapao
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Udon Thani to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Bang Sue to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Night train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Koh Phangan Thong Sala Pier to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Budsarakham Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
busonlineticket.co.th
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Phangan to Chumphon Train
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Raja Ferry
Website
rajaferryport.com
Bus and ferry from Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan to Sutthisan MRT Veronica Residence
Ave. Duration
14 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
12go.asia
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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