There are 5 ways to get from South District to Luang Prabang by train, plane, car ferry, bus or car

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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Train to Taiwan Taoyuan, fly  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taoyuan
  2. Fly from Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) TPE - LPQ

$163 - $240

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Fly from Taichung  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Taichung (RMQ) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) RMQ - LPQ

$317 - $660

Carferry, bus, train  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the carferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
  2. Take the bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Zhuhai
  3. Take the train from Zhuhai to Nanning
  4. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hanoi
  5. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Luang Prabang Laos

Train, car ferry, bus  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Daqing to Keelung 801
  2. Take the car ferry from Keelung Port to Xiamen Port
  3. Take the train from Xiamen to Nanning
  4. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hanoi
  5. Take the bus from Ha Noi to Luang Prabang Laos

$233 - $259

Carferry, drive  •  44 h 6 min

  1. Take the carferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
  2. Drive from Xiamen Port to Luang Prabang

Questions & Answers

The distance between South District and Luang Prabang is 1966 km.

The best way to get from South District to Luang Prabang without a car is to carferry and bus and train which takes 2 days 20 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 32 min to get from South District to Luang Prabang, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Taiwan Taoyuan Airport to Luang Prabang Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Bangkok Airways, Lao Airlines, Scoot Tigerair and six other airlines offer flights from Taiwan Taoyuan Airport to Luang Prabang Airport.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Luang Prabang. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South District to Taichung Airport is to bus which takes 24 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from South District to Luang Prabang.
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  • Distance: 1228.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 32 min

What companies run services between South District, Taiwan and Luang Prabang, Laos?

Mandarin Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and eight other airlines fly from South District to Luang Prabang every 4 hours.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Taiwan Taoyuan to Luang Prabang via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Taichung to Luang Prabang via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Taichung to Luang Prabang via Hong Kong, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Taichung to Luang Prabang via Guangzhou Baiyun, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Taiwan Taoyuan to Luang Prabang via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Taichung to Luang Prabang via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Taichung to Luang Prabang via Ho Chi Minh City, Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Taiwan Taoyuan to Luang Prabang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Flights from Taichung to Luang Prabang via Hong Kong, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Taiwan Taoyuan to Luang Prabang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Taichung to Luang Prabang via Ho Chi Minh City, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,600
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$16 - $19
Standard
$16 - $19
Business
$30
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhuhai to Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$29 - $40
1st Class Seat
$40 - $60
Taiwan Railway
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xiamen to Nanning
Ave. Duration
26 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$27 - $31
Hard Sleeper
$50 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$75 - $90
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Xiamen Hubinnan to Guangdong Zhuhai
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
yunde.cn
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi to Luang Prabang Laos
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Ferry operators
Cosco Shipping Lines
Website
coscotw.com.tw
Car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
coscotw.com.tw
Car ferry from Keelung Port to Xiamen Port
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
coscotw.com.tw

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