There are 7 ways to get from Sukhothai to Vientiane by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sukhothai to Khon Kaen 829
  2. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$16 - $35

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Bus #2  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok 829
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Udon Thani 876
  3. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$15 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus via Phitsanulok  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok 829
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Khon Kaen 874 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$17 - $30

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Sukhothai to Vientiane 293.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Sukhothai to Vientiane  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Sukhothai (THS) to Vientiane (VTE) THS - VTE

$125 - $378

Fly Sukhothai to Udon Thani, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Sukhothai (THS) to Udon Thani (UTH) THS - UTH
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$103 - $352

Bus to Phitsanulok, fly to Vientiane  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok
  2. Fly from Phitsanulok (PHS) to Vientiane (VTE) PHS - VTE

$60 - $172

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sukhothai to Vientiane station. However, there are services departing from Sukhothai and arriving at Vientiane Talat Sao Station via Khon Kaen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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The distance between Sukhothai and Vientiane is 313 km. The road distance is 470.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sukhothai to Vientiane without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 45 min to get from Sukhothai to Vientiane, including transfers.

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Sukhothai to Vientiane bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, depart from Sukhothai station.

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The best way to get from Sukhothai to Vientiane is to bus which takes 11 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h.

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There is no direct flight from Sukhothai Airport to Vientiane Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Sukhothai to Vientiane bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Vientiane Talat Sao Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sukhothai to Vientiane is 470 km. It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to drive from Sukhothai to Vientiane.

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Lao Airlines, Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Sukhothai Airport to Vientiane Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sukhothai to Vientiane.
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  • Distance: 195.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 45 min

What companies run services between Sukhothai, Thailand and Vientiane, Laos?

You can take a bus from Sukhothai to Vientiane via Khon Kaen in around 11 h 45 min. Alternatively, Bangkok Airways, Lao Airlines and Thai Smile fly from Sukhothai to Vientiane twice daily.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Vientiane via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Sukhothai to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Sukhothai to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
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12go.asia
Bus from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Khon Kaen to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
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

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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 Sukhothai to Sukhothai Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs .

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