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There are 11 ways to get from Thailand to Vietnam by plane, tram, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly Don Muang to Danang  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Danang (DAD) DMK - DAD

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Train, bus  •  27h 30m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the train from Vientiane station to Oudomxay station
  3. Take the bus from Oudomxay to Hanoi

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Danang  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Danang (DAD) BKK - DAD

Tram to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Tan Son Nhat  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the tram from BTS ปากน้ำ;BTS Pak Nam to BTS สำโรง;Bts Samrong
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) BKK - SGN

Fly Don Muang to Tan Son Nhat  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) DMK - SGN

Fly Don Muang to Noi Bai International  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Noi Bai International (HAN) DMK - HAN

Bus to Vientiane, fly to Noi Bai International  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  2. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Noi Bai International (HAN) VTE - HAN

Bus via savannakhet  •  26h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
  2. Take the bus from Savannakhet Bus Station to Hanoi

Bus  •  41h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vientiane
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

Night bus, train  •  42h 3m

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  2. Take the night bus from Vientiane to Vinh
  3. Take the train from Vinh to Ha Noi

Drive  •  19h 37m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Hanoi 1350.8 km

Don Muang (DMK) to Danang (DAD) flights

21 Weekly Planes
1h 43m Average Duration
$46 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Thailand to Vietnam is to bus via savannakhet which costs ฿1600 - ฿2100 and takes 26h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Thailand to Vietnam is to fly which takes 4h 18m and costs ฿1800 - ฿7000.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thailand to Vietnam. However, there are services departing from Wat Ratcha Natda Ram and arriving at Hanoi via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Mukdahan Bus Terminal and Savannakhet Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 59m.

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The distance between Thailand and Vietnam is 882 km. The road distance is 1350.8 km.

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The best way to get from Thailand to Vietnam without a car is to bus via savannakhet which takes 26h 59m and costs ฿1600 - ฿2100.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Thailand to Vietnam, including transfers.

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Thailand to Vietnam bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Thailand to Vietnam is to fly which takes 4h 18m and costs ฿1800 - ฿7000. Alternatively, you can bus via savannakhet, which costs ฿1600 - ฿2100 and takes 26h 59m.

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Thailand to Vietnam bus services, operated by Viet Lao Bus, arrive at Hanoi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thailand to Vietnam is 1351 km. It takes approximately 19h 37m to drive from Thailand to Vietnam.

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Map of how to get from Thailand to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 881.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 18m

What companies run services between Thailand and Vietnam?

Thai AirAsia flies from Pak Kret to Đà Nẵng 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok to Hanoi via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Mukdahan Bus Terminal, and Savannakhet Bus Station in around 26h 59m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Danang
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Flights from Don Muang to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Flights from Don Muang to Noi Bai International via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Danang via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Vientiane to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Danang
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Vietravel Airlines
Website
vietravelairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Train operators
BTS
Phone
+66 2617 7300
Email
nuduan@bts.co.th
Website
bts.co.th
Tram from BTS ปากน้ำ;BTS Pak Nam to BTS สำโรง;Bts Samrong
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bts.co.th
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
sarabanklang@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $45
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Website
https://dticket.railway.co.th/DTicketPublicWeb/home/Home
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$19 - $26
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$11 - $16
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$30 - $45
Laos - China Railway
Website
facebook.com
Train from Vientiane station to Oudomxay station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $120
Schedules at
baolau.com
Book at
booking.baolau.com
First Class
$27 - $120
Second Class
$14 - $19
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Vinh to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$10 - $16
soft seat, air-conditioned
$9 - $14
Bed, air-conditioned
$11 - $16
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Phone
1490
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/transport-co
Website
https://tcl99web.transport.co.th/Home
Night bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
15h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/transport-co
Website
https://tcl99web.transport.co.th/Home
Viet Lao Bus
Phone
+84 91 442 57 88
Email
vietlaobus@gmail.com
Website
vietlaobus.com
Bus from Savannakhet Bus Station to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
vietlaobus.com
Bus from Oudomxay to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
vietlaobus.com
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Book at
12go.asia
Huyen Chau
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
HTX Van Tai 277
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Book at
https://12go.asia/en
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
booking@soutchai.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Night bus from Vientiane to Vinh
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com

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