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There are 4 ways to get from Luang Prabang to Côn Sơn Island by bus, ferry or plane

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

Minivan, bus, ferry  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the minivan from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Vientiane Northern Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Da Nang
  3. Take the bus from Da Nang to Vung Tau
  4. Take the ferry from Vung Tau to Con Dao

Cheapest option

Fly from Luang Prabang  •  19h 26m

  1. Fly from Luang Prabang (LPQ) to Conson (VCS) LPQ - VCS

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal to Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Hue
  3. Take the bus from Hue Southern Bus Station to Vung Tau
  4. Take the ferry from Vung Tau to Con Dao

Bus to Dienbienphu, fly  •  31h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Điện Biên Phủ
  2. Fly from Dienbienphu (DIN) to Conson (VCS) DIN - VCS

Luang Prabang (LPQ) to Conson (VCS) flights

The flight time between Luang Prabang (LPQ) and Conson (VCS) is around 21h 55m and covers a distance of around 1331 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14h 53m. The fastest flight normally takes 18h 40m. Services are operated by Bangkok Airways, Vietnam Airlines, Thai Smile and others. Typically 35 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
7h 1m
Layover time:
14h 53m
Total time:
21h 55m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
18h 40m
Flight distance:
1331 km
Flights per week:
35
Cheapest price:
$37
Carbon emissions:
269 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
12:45
Last flight departs at:
12:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luang Prabang (LPQ) to Conson (VCS) flight schedules

Flights departing Sunday, October 24, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vietnam.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vietnam.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Lockdown measures are currently in place for Laos. Leaving Laos may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Laos

Last updated: October 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luang Prabang to Côn Sơn Island is to bus and fly which costs $45 - $190 and takes 31h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Luang Prabang to Côn Sơn Island is to fly which costs $40 - $270 and takes 19h 26m.

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It is approximately 1333 km to get from Luang Prabang to Côn Sơn Island.

The best way to get from Luang Prabang to Côn Sơn Island without a car is to minivan and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 9h and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2 days 9h to get from Luang Prabang to Côn Sơn Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Luang Prabang Airport to Conson Airport. The quickest flight takes 24h 40m and has two stopovers.

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Vietnam Airlines, Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and Bamboo Airways offer flights from Luang Prabang Airport to Conson Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Côn Sơn Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Luang Prabang to Luang Prabang Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $6 - $8.

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Map of how to get from Luang Prabang to Côn Sơn Island.
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  • Distance: 1333.4 km
  • Duration: 2 days 9h

What companies run services between Luang Prabang, Laos and Côn Sơn Island, Vietnam?

Bangkok Airways, Vietnam Airlines and two other airlines fly from Luang Prabang to Côn Sơn 5 times a day.

Airlines
Bamboo Airways
Website
bambooairways.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Conson via Suvarnabhumi, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Luang Prabang to Conson via Suvarnabhumi, Noi Bai International, Danang
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Luang Prabang to Conson via Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat, Danang
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Luang Prabang to Conson via Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Luang Prabang to Conson via Suvarnabhumi, Noi Bai International, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Luang Prabang to Conson via Suvarnabhumi, Noi Bai International, Can Tho
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Dienbienphu to Conson via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Dienbienphu to Conson via Noi Bai International, Danang
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Dienbienphu to Conson via Noi Bai International, Can Tho
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Conson via Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Dienbienphu to Conson via Noi Bai International, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Dienbienphu to Conson via Noi Bai International, Can Tho
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Bus operators
Naluang
Phone
856071212979
Website
naluangstation.com
Bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Vientiane Northern Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Điện Biên Phủ
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
naluangstation.com
Book at
12go.asia
Vieng Chaleune
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal to Vientiane Northern Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
12go.asia
Saysamon Transports
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Da Nang
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Hue
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
baolau.com
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Da Nang to Vung Tau
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Hue Southern Bus Station to Vung Tau
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Book at
12go.asia
King of Bus
Phone
‎(+84) 931 45 40 25
Email
contact@baolau.vn
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal to Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com
Ferry operators
Phu Quoc Express Boat
Phone
+84989566889
Email
phuquocexpressboat@gmail.com
Website
phuquocexpressboat.com
Ferry from Vung Tau to Con Dao
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
phuquocexpressboat.com
Book at
baolau.com
Con Dao Express
Phone
0941399788
Email
booking@vetaucondao.vn
Website
vetaucondao.vn
Ferry from Vung Tau to Ben Dam Con Dao
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
condaoexpress.net
Book at
vetaucondao.vn

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