There are 6 ways to get from Laos to Guangzhou by plane, bus, train or car

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  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Guangzhou (CAN) VTE - CAN

$154 - $440

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  43 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Hanoi station to Nanning Dong station
  3. Take the train from Nanning East to Guangzhou South

$82 - $107

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Kunming South  •  22 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Guangzhou South G2924 / ...

$171 - $193

Bus China Bus Guide  •  40 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  2. Take the bus from Kunming East to Guangzhou

$159 - $161

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane to Vang Vieng
  2. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Laos to Ha Noi
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Guangzhou

$122 - $123

Drive  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Guangzhou 1059.9 miles

$150 - $220

What companies run services between Laos and Guangzhou, China?

Lao Airlines, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines fly from Vientiane to Guangzhou twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vientiane to Guangzhou via Kunming South, South Bus Station, Xiaodongcun, and Kunming East in around 40 h 2 min.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Guangzhou via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$85 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $160
Business Class Seat
$260 - $310
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi station to Nanning Dong station
Ave. Duration
12 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning East to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming East to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
24 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
baolau.com
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Bus from Vientiane to Vang Vieng
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com
The Sinh Tourist
bus
Bus from Ha Noi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$69
Book at
baolau.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Laos and Guangzhou is 1077 km. The road distance is 1696 km.

The cheapest way to get from Laos to Guangzhou is to bus and train which costs $80 - $110 and takes 43 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Laos to Guangzhou is to fly which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $150 - $440.

It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Laos to Guangzhou, including transfers.