There are 10 ways to get from Pattaya to Vientiane by bus, plane, 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

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Vientiane  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Vientiane (VTE) BKK - VTE

$60 - $218

Cheapest option

Bus Budsarakham Tour  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai

$22

8 alternative options

Bus, Public Van to Don Muang, fly to Vientiane  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport
  3. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Vientiane (VTE) DMK - VTE

$66 - $140

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Udon Thani, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Udon Thani (UTH) BKK - UTH
  3. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$43 - $130

Fly Utapao to Udon Thani, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Udon Thani (UTH) UTP - UTH
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$42 - $167

Bus, Public Van to Don Muang, fly to Udon Thani  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport
  3. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Udon Thani (UTH) DMK - UTH
  4. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$28 - $87

Bus, train  •  21 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
  2. Take the train from Lak Si to Nong Khai 75 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class II AC

$58 - $121

Train  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Pattaya to Hua Lamphong 284 Yanasangvararam - Hua Lamphong - Class III Fan / ...
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai 75 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class II AC

$62 - $148

Bus Naga travel  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane

$49

Drive  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Pattaya to Vientiane 569.6 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Pattaya, Thailand and Vientiane, Laos?

You can take a train from Pattaya to Vientiane via Hua Lamphong and Nong Khai in around 23 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pattaya to Vientiane via Bangkok Mochit in around 15 h 1 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from Utapao to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Don Muang to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Lak Si to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Pattaya to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Airport Pattaya Bus
Website
airportpattayabus.com
Bus from Pattaya to Suvarnabhumi Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airportpattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Pattaya Bus
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Pattaya to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
pattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Budsarakham Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
busonlineticket.co.th
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pattaya to Vientiane?

The distance between Pattaya and Vientiane is 589 km. The road distance is 911 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pattaya to Vientiane?

The cheapest way to get from Pattaya to Vientiane is to bus which costs ฿693 and takes 15 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Pattaya to Vientiane?

The quickest way to get from Pattaya to Vientiane is to bus and fly which takes 5 h 21 min and costs ฿1800 - ฿7000.

Is there a direct bus between Pattaya and Vientiane?

No, there is no direct bus from Pattaya to Vientiane. However, there are services departing from Pattaya and arriving at Si Chiang Mai via Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Pattaya to Vientiane?

It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Pattaya to Vientiane, including transfers.