There are 9 ways to get from Phuket to Laos by plane, train, bus 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

Fly to Nakhon Phanom  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Nakhon Phanom (KOP) HKT - KOP

$53 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus Sombat Tour  •  25 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket to Khon Kaen
  2. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$32 - $61

7 alternative options

Fly to Udon Thani, train  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Udon Thani (UTH) HKT - UTH
  2. Take the train from Udon Thani to Nong Khai

$97 - $261

Fly to Luang Prabang  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) HKT - LPQ

$94 - $232

Fly to Vientiane  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Vientiane (VTE) HKT - VTE

$85 - $236

Fly to Sakon Nakhon, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Sakon Nakhon (SNO) HKT - SNO
  2. Take the bus from Sakon Nakhon to Nakhon Phanom

$64 - $142

Bus, train  •  32 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani 780
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Bang Sue
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Nong Khai

$73 - $166

Bus via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal  •  24 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai

$38 - $46

Drive  •  24 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Phuket to Vientiane 1021.1 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phuket to Laos is to bus which costs ฿1200 - ฿1600 and takes 24 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phuket to Laos is to fly which costs ฿1700 - ฿5500 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Phuket and Laos is 1451 km. The road distance is 1633.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Phuket to Laos, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phuket to Laos. However, there are services departing from Phuket and arriving at Si Chiang Mai via Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Phuket, Thailand and Laos?

Thai AirAsia, Nok Air and Thai Lion Mentari fly from Phuket to Thakhèk hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phuket to Vientiane via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and Bangkok Mochit in around 24 h 46 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Nakhon Phanom via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Phuket to Nakhon Phanom via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Nakhon Phanom via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Flights from Phuket to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Phuket to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Phuket to Luang Prabang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Phuket to Vientiane via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Luang Prabang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Phuket to Luang Prabang via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Phuket to Luang Prabang via Koh Samui, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Phuket to Luang Prabang via Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Phuket to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Phuket to Vientiane via Koh Samui, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Phuket to Vientiane via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Nakhon Phanom via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Phuket to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Phuket to Sakon Nakhon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phuket to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Phuket to Luang Prabang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Phuket to Luang Prabang via Koh Samui, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Phuket to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Udon Thani to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Train from Bang Sue to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Sakon Nakhon to Nakhon Phanom
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phuket to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Khon Kaen to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Budsarakham Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
busonlineticket.co.th
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Phuket to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
20 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$28
Super
$31
Supreme
$43 - $46

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