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There are 5 ways to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Savannakhet (ZVK) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) ZVK - LPQ

$99 - $294

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Bus, minivan  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Mukdahan to Khon Kaen 829
  2. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  3. Take the minivan from Vientiane Bus Station to Luang Prabang Malany

$36 - $48

3 alternative options

Bus, Mini Bus, minivan  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Mukdahan to Kalasin 829
  2. Take the Mini Bus from Kalasin Bus Terminal to Udonthani Terminal
  3. Take the minivan from Udonthani to Vientiane
  4. Take the minivan from Vientiane Bus Station to Luang Prabang Malany

$47 - $48

Bus, Mini Bus, minivan via Luang Prabang Southern Terminal  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Mukdahan to Kalasin 829
  2. Take the Mini Bus from Kalasin Bus Terminal to Udonthani Terminal
  3. Take the minivan from Udonthani to Vientiane
  4. Take the bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal

$69 - $70

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Drive from savannakhet to Luang Prabang 491.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang is to bus and minivan which costs $35 - $50 and takes 16 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang is to fly which costs $95 - $300 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from savannakhet to Luang Prabang. However, there are services departing from Mukdahan and arriving at Luang Prabang Malany via Khon Kaen and Vientiane Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

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The distance between savannakhet and Luang Prabang is 461 km. The road distance is 786 km.

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The best way to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang without a car is to bus and minivan which takes 16 h 45 min and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang, including transfers.

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savannakhet to Luang Prabang bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, depart from Mukdahan station.

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The best way to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang is to fly which takes 2 h 52 min and costs $95 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus and minivan, which costs $35 - $50 and takes 16 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Savannakhet Airport to Luang Prabang Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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savannakhet to Luang Prabang bus services, operated by Malany Transport, arrive at Luang Prabang Malany station.

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Map of how to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang.
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  • Distance: 288.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between savannakhet, Laos and Luang Prabang, Laos?

Lao Airlines flies from savannakhet to Luang Prabang twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from savannakhet to Luang Prabang via Khon Kaen and Vientiane Bus Station in around 16 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Savannakhet to Luang Prabang via Vientiane
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Savannakhet to Luang Prabang via Pakse, Vientiane
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mukdahan to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
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Bus from Mukdahan to Kalasin
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Malany Transport
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Luang Prabang Malany
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com
Mini Bus
Bus from Kalasin Bus Terminal to Udonthani Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
PTS Transit Service
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Udonthani to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
12go.asia
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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Yes, the driving distance between savannakhet to Luang Prabang is 786 km. It takes approximately 12 h 14 min to drive from savannakhet to Luang Prabang.

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Lao Airlines offers flights from Savannakhet Airport to Luang Prabang Airport.

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There are 283+ hotels available in Luang Prabang. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from savannakhet to Savannakhet Airport is to drive which takes 6 min and costs .

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