There are 6 ways to get from Sihanoukville to Vientiane by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Sihanoukville (KOS) to Vientiane (VTE) KOS - VTE

$137 - $500

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Bus  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Trat
  2. Take the bus from Trat to Nakhon Ratchasima
  3. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Udon Thani
  4. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$40 - $54

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  32 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Khaosan Road Travel Mart Office
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai 75 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class II AC

$81 - $144

Bus via Khaosan Road Travel Mart Office  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Khaosan Road Travel Mart Office
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Si Chiang Mai

$46 - $47

Bus #2  •  34 h

  1. Take the bus from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Sorya Bus to Ban Nakasang
  3. Take the bus from Ban Nakasang to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$58 - $62

Drive  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Sihanoukville to Vientiane 829.2 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sihanoukville to Vientiane. However, there are services departing from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express and arriving at Si Chiang Mai via Kong Salak and Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 2 min.

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The distance between Sihanoukville and Vientiane is 824 km. The road distance is 1326.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sihanoukville to Vientiane without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Sihanoukville to Vientiane, including transfers.

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Sihanoukville to Vientiane bus services, operated by Virak Buntham, depart from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express station.

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The best way to get from Sihanoukville to Vientiane is to fly which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sihanoukville Airport to Vientiane Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Sihanoukville to Vientiane bus services, operated by Budsarakham Tour, arrive at Si Chiang Mai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sihanoukville to Vientiane is 1327 km. It takes approximately 21 h 12 min to drive from Sihanoukville to Vientiane.

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Cambodia Bayon Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Air Class Líneas Aéreas and four other airlines offer flights from Sihanoukville Airport to Vientiane Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sihanoukville to Vientiane.
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  • Distance: 515.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Sihanoukville, Cambodia and Vientiane, Laos?

Cambodia Bayon Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Sihanoukville to Vientiane hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Khaosan Road Travel Mart Office, Kong Salak, Mochit 2 Bus Depot, and Bangkok Mochit in around 26 h 2 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Siem Reap, Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Siem Reap, Pakse
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Siem Reap, Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Sihanoukville to Vientiane via Siem Reap, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Khaosan Road Travel Mart Office
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Trat
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
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
bus
Bus from Trat to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
PPSDN
Website
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Sorya Bus to Ban Nakasang
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Thero Express
Website
theroexpress.com
Bus from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
theroexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Ban Nakasang to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25

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There are 238+ hotels available in Vientiane. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sihanoukville to Sihanoukville Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs .

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