There are 6 ways to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang by car, bus, taxi 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

Drive, bus, taxi  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Drive from savannakhet to Sakon Nakhon
  2. Take the bus from Tha Uthen to Sainyabuli
  3. Take a taxi from Sainyabuli to Luang Prabang

$128 - $159

Cheapest option

Bus, Minivan  •  17 h 9 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

$37 - $49

4 alternative options

Bus, Mini Bus, Minivan  •  18 h 33 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 bus from Udonthani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  4. Take the Minivan from Vientiane Bus Station to Luang Prabang Malany

$46

Bus, Mini Bus  •  23 h 33 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 bus from Udonthani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  4. Take the bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal

$61

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Drive from savannakhet to Luang Prabang 491.3 miles

Fly  •  7 h 27 min

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

$129 - $439

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

You can take a bus from savannakhet to Luang Prabang via Khon Kaen, Vientiane Talat Sao Station, and Vientiane Bus Station in around 17 h 9 min. Alternatively, Lao Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and Bangkok Airways fly from savannakhet to Luang Prabang twice daily.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Savannakhet to Luang Prabang via Pakse
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Savannakhet to Luang Prabang via Pakse, Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Savannakhet to Luang Prabang via Pakse, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Tha Uthen to Sainyabuli
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Khon Kaen to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mukdahan to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Mukdahan to Kalasin
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
$6
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Udonthani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Sainyabuli to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from savannakhet to Luang Prabang?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang?

The cheapest way to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang is to bus and Minivan which costs $35 - $50 and takes 17 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang?

The quickest way to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang is to fly which takes 7 h 27 min and costs $120 - $440.

Is there a direct bus between savannakhet and Luang Prabang?

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 17 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang?

It takes approximately 10 h 55 min to get from savannakhet to Luang Prabang, including transfers.