There are 4 ways to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng by bus, car or plane

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  •  31 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Vang Vieng Laos

$59

Cheapest option

Bus via Gia Lam  •  37 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sa Pa Lao Cai to Ha Noi Gia Lam Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Vang Vieng Laos

$56 - $65

2 alternative options

Drive  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Sapa to Vang Vieng 516.1 miles

$60 - $90

Drive, fly, bus  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Sapa to Sam Neua
  2. Fly from Sam Neua (NEU) to Vientiane (VTE) NEU - VTE
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane to Vang Vieng

$142 - $251

What companies run services between Sapa, Vietnam and Vang Vieng, Laos?

You can take a bus from Sapa to Vang Vieng via Ha Noi and Ha Noi in around 31 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lao Skyway
Website
laoskyway.com
Flights from Sam Neua to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Bus operators
Sapa Express
Website
sapaexpress.com
Bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sapaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Sinh Tourist
Hung Thanh
Website
hungthanhtravel.vn
Bus from Sa Pa Lao Cai to Ha Noi Gia Lam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hungthanhtravel.vn
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Bus from Vientiane to Vang Vieng
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sapa to Vang Vieng?

The distance between Sapa and Vang Vieng is 407 km. The road distance is 826 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng?

The cheapest way to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng is to bus which costs $55 - $65 and takes 37 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng?

The quickest way to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng is to drive which takes 13 h 24 min and costs $60 - $90.

Is there a direct bus between Sapa and Vang Vieng?

No, there is no direct bus from Sapa to Vang Vieng. However, there are services departing from SaPa and arriving at Vang Vieng Laos via Ha Noi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng?

It takes approximately 31 h 37 min to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng, including transfers.