There are 6 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.

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Bus  •  31 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapa - Good Morning Sapa Sapa Bus Stop to Hanoi - Good Morning Sapa Hanoi Bus Stop
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vang Vieng Laos

$57

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Bus via SaPa  •  31 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vang Vieng Laos

$58

Drive  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Sapa to Vang Vieng 516.1 miles

$60 - $90

Drive to Sam Neua, fly to Vientiane, bus  •  15 h 49 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 Bus Station to Vang Vieng Malany

$131 - $237

Bus to Hanoi, fly to Luang Prabang, bus  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
  2. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) HAN - LPQ
  3. Take the bus from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng

$107 - $255

Bus to Hanoi, fly to Vientiane, bus  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
  2. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Vientiane (VTE) HAN - VTE
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vang Vieng Malany

$122 - $288

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sapa to Vang Vieng. However, there are services departing from Sapa - Good Morning Sapa Sapa Bus Stop and arriving at Vang Vieng Laos via Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 34 min.

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The distance between Sapa and Vang Vieng is 407 km. The road distance is 825.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 31 h 34 min to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng, including transfers.

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Sapa to Vang Vieng bus services, operated by Good Morning Sapa, depart from Sapa - Good Morning Sapa Sapa Bus Stop station.

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The quickest flight from Sam Neua Airport to Vientiane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Sapa to Vang Vieng bus services, operated by The Sinh Tourist, arrive at Vang Vieng Laos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sapa to Vang Vieng is 826 km. It takes approximately 13 h 24 min to drive from Sapa to Vang Vieng.

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Lao Skyway offers flights from Sam Neua Airport to Vientiane Airport.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Vang Vieng. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sapa to Vang Vieng.
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  • Distance: 254.2 miles
  • Duration: 31 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Sapa to Vang Vieng via Hanoi - Good Morning Sapa Hanoi Bus Stop and Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office in around 31 h 34 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Hanoi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Hanoi to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Lao Skyway
Website
laoskyway.com
Flights from Sam Neua to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Bus operators
Good Morning Sapa
Website
goodmorningsapa.com
Bus from Sapa - Good Morning Sapa Sapa Bus Stop to Hanoi - Good Morning Sapa Hanoi Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
goodmorningsapa.com
Book at
goodmorningsapa.com
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Vang Vieng Laos
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Sapa Express
Website
sapaexpress.com
Bus from SaPa to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sapaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Malany Transport
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vang Vieng Malany
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
baolau.com
Treasure Travel Laos
Website
treasuretravellaos.com
Bus from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
treasuretravellaos.com

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