There are 9 ways to get from Surin to Vientiane by train, bus, car, taxi, plane or night bus

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

Train  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Surin to Nakhon Ratchasima
  2. Take the train from Nakhon Ratchasima to Udon Thani
  3. Take the train from Udon Thani to Nong Khai

$65 - $159

Cheapest option

Bus The Transport Company  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Surin to Nakhon Ratchasima
  2. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen
  3. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$15 - $30

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Surin to Nakhon Ratchasima
  2. Take the train from Nakhon Ratchasima to Udon Thani
  3. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$22 - $81

Bus  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Surin to Nakhon Ratchasima
  2. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Udonthani
  3. Take the bus from Udonthani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$23 - $28

Drive  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Surin to Vientiane 435.9 miles

$60 - $90

Taxi to Buri Ram, fly to Vientiane  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surin to Buri Ram
  2. Fly from Buri Ram (BFV) to Vientiane (VTE) BFV - VTE

$88 - $241

Taxi to Buri Ram, fly to Udon Thani, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surin to Buri Ram
  2. Fly from Buri Ram (BFV) to Udon Thani (UTH) BFV - UTH
  3. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

$121 - $355

Bus to Savannakhet, fly to Vientiane  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Surin to Mukdahan
  2. Fly from Savannakhet (ZVK) to Vientiane (VTE) ZVK - VTE

$83 - $202

Night bus, bus to Pakse, fly to Vientiane  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Surin to Ubon Ratchathani
  2. Take the bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Pakse
  3. Fly from Pakse (PKZ) to Vientiane (VTE) PKZ - VTE

$134 - $301

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surin to Vientiane is to bus which costs ฿480 - ฿1000 and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Surin to Vientiane is to taxi and fly which costs ฿2900 - ฿8500 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The distance between Surin and Vientiane is 356 km. The road distance is 697.5 km.

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It takes approximately 19 h 55 min to get from Surin to Vientiane, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surin to Vientiane station. However, there are services departing from Surin and arriving at Vientiane Talat Sao Station via Nakhon Ratchasima and Khon Kaen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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

You can take a train from Surin to Vientiane via Nakhon Ratchasima, Udon Thani, and Nong Khai in around 19 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Surin to Vientiane via Nakhon Ratchasima and Khon Kaen in around 13 h.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Savannakhet to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Pakse to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Pakse to Vientiane via Savannakhet
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Buri Ram to Vientiane via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Buri Ram to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Buri Ram to Udon Thani via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Buri Ram to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Buri Ram to Udon Thani via Don Muang, Ubon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Lao Skyway
Website
laoskyway.com
Flights from Pakse to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Surin to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Train from Nakhon Ratchasima to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
Train from Udon Thani to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Bus operators
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Surin to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Surin to Ubon Ratchathani
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$5
Super
$6
Supreme
$6 - $7
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 - $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
Bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Pakse
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bangkokairportonline.com
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Udonthani
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
bangkokairportonline.com
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
$9
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Surin to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Surin to Buri Ram
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20

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