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

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Bus  •  10 h

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

$26 - $34

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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

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang 339.5 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

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

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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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The best way to get from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang without a car is to bus which takes 10 h and costs .

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

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Nong Khai to Luang Prabang bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Nong Khai station.

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Nong Khai to Luang Prabang bus services, operated by King of Bus, arrive at Luang Prabang Northern Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nong Khai to Luang Prabang is 543 km. It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to drive from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Luang Prabang. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nong Khai to Luang Prabang.
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  • Distance: 145.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h

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
King of Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Luang Prabang Northern Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com
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

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