There are 3 ways to get from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang by bus or car

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Bus, Minivan  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Nong Khai to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  2. Take the Minivan from Vientiane Bus Station to Luang Prabang Malany

$26 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal

$39 - $47

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang 339.5 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang is to bus and Minivan which costs ฿850 - ฿1200 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang is to drive which costs ฿1500 - ฿2300 and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The distance between Nong Khai and Luang Prabang is 232 km. The road distance is 543.3 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h to get from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang. However, there are services departing from Nong Khai and arriving at Luang Prabang Malany via Vientiane Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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What companies run services between Nong Khai, Thailand and Luang Prabang, Laos?

You can take a bus from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang via Vientiane Talat Sao Station and Vientiane Bus Station in around 10 h.

Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Nong Khai to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
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
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
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