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There are 11 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng by plane, bus, car, train or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Vientiane, bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Vientiane (VTE) PNH - VTE
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vang Vieng Malany

$72 - $263

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Train, bus  •  32h 51m

  1. Take the train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
  2. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  4. Take the bus from Nong Khai Train Station to Vang Vieng Naga Travel

$48 - $124

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Fly to Luang Prabang, bus  •  13h 35m

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) PNH - LPQ
  2. Take the bus from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng

$187 - $500

Fly to Nan, drive  •  13h 1m

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Nan (NNT) PNH - NNT
  2. Drive from Nan to Vang Vieng

$102 - $253

Fly to Udon Thani, train, bus  •  12h 42m

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Udon Thani (UTH) PNH - UTH
  2. Take the train from Udon Thani to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Nong Khai Train Station to Vang Vieng Naga Travel

$129 - $322

Fly to Phon Savan, drive  •  12h 18m

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Phon Savan (XKH) PNH - XKH
  2. Drive from Phon Savan to Vang Vieng

Bus, train  •  27h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Nong Khai Train Station to Vang Vieng Naga Travel

$55 - $104

Bus via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal  •  28h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Chan Tour to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Nong Khai Bus Station to Vang Vieng Naga Travel

$56 - $74

Bus  •  34h

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Sorya Bus to Ban Nakasang
  2. Take the bus from Ban Nakasang to Vang Vieng Laos

$50

Bus, minivan, night bus  •  34h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
  2. Take the minivan from Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer to Pakse
  3. Take the night bus from Pakse to Vang Vieng Naga Travel

$84

Drive  •  20h 18m

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng 783.3 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng is to bus which costs $50 and takes 34h.

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The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng is to fly and bus which costs $70 - $270 and takes 9h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng. However, there are services departing from Phnom Penh and arriving at Vang Vieng Naga Travel via Bangkok Chan Tour and Nong Khai Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 5m.

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The distance between Phnom Penh and Vang Vieng is 860 km. The road distance is 1253.2 km.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng without a car is to bus and train which takes 27h 6m and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 9h 50m to get from Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng, including transfers.

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Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Phnom Penh station.

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The quickest flight from Phnom Penh Airport to Vientiane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng bus services, operated by Naga travel, arrive at Vang Vieng Naga Travel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng is 1253 km. It takes approximately 20h 18m to drive from Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng.

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Map of how to get from Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng.
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  • Distance: 537.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 50m

What companies run services between Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Vang Vieng, Laos?

You can take a bus from Phnom Penh to Vang Vieng via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Bangkok Chan Tour, and Nong Khai Bus Station in around 28h 5m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Luang Prabang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Phnom Penh to Nan via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Phnom Penh to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Phnom Penh to Udon Thani via Don Muang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Phnom Penh to Luang Prabang via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Phnom Penh to Phon Savan via Suvarnabhumi, Vientiane
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Phnom Penh to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Phnom Penh to Luang Prabang via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Phnom Penh to Luang Prabang via Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Phnom Penh to Luang Prabang via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Luang Prabang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Nan via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Udon Thani to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Bang Sue to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
royal-railway.com
Bus operators
Malany Transport
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vang Vieng Malany
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
baolau.com
Treasure Travel Laos
Phone
+856 (0) 71254682
Email
info@treasuretravellaos.com
Website
treasuretravellaos.com
Bus from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
treasuretravellaos.com
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Nong Khai Train Station to Vang Vieng Naga Travel
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Nong Khai Bus Station to Vang Vieng Naga Travel
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Night bus from Pakse to Vang Vieng Naga Travel
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Chan Tour
Phone
086-304-7026
Website
chantour.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Chan Tour to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
chantour.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Air Udon
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Terminal to Nong Khai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
bus
Bus from Ban Nakasang to Vang Vieng Laos
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
AVT Asia Van Transfer
Phone
+855 63 963 853
Website
asiavantransfer.com
Bus from Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer to Pakse
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
asiavantransfer.com
Book at
baolau.com

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Vietnam Airlines, Thai Smile and Thai Airways International offer flights from Phnom Penh Airport to Vientiane Airport.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Vang Vieng. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Phnom Penh Airport is to train which takes 20m and costs $2 - $3.

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