There are 10 ways to get from Vang Vieng to Bangkok by car, plane, bus, train or night train

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

Drive to Nan, fly to Don Muang  •  9 h

  1. Drive from Vang Vieng to Nan
  2. Fly from Nan (NNT) to Don Muang (DMK) NNT - DMK

$69 - $168

Cheapest option

Bus Thai-Lao International Bus  •  17 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Malany to Vientiane Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

$33 - $34

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Bus to Vientiane, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Malany to Vientiane Bus Station
  2. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) VTE - BKK

$56 - $212

Bus, train to Udon Thani, fly to Don Muang  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Train Station
  2. Take the train from Nong Khai to Udon Thani
  3. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Don Muang (DMK) UTH - DMK

$56 - $126

Bus to Vientiane, fly to Don Muang  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Malany to Vientiane Bus Station
  2. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Don Muang (DMK) VTE - DMK

$62 - $133

Bus to Luang Prabang, fly to Don Muang  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang
  2. Fly from Luang Prabang (LPQ) to Don Muang (DMK) LPQ - DMK

$82 - $230

Bus, train  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Train Station
  2. Take the train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong 76 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC

$38 - $76

Bus Air Udon  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Nong Khai Bus Station to Bangkok Mochit Terminal

$41 - $49

Bus, night train  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Train Station
  2. Take the night train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong 78 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$38 - $76

Drive  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Vang Vieng to Bangkok 498.1 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vang Vieng to Bangkok is to bus which costs $33 - $34 and takes 17 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vang Vieng to Bangkok is to bus and fly which costs $55 - $220 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Vang Vieng and Bangkok is 611 km. The road distance is 797 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h to get from Vang Vieng to Bangkok, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vang Vieng to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Vang Vieng Naga Travel and arriving at Wat Ratchanatdaram via Nong Khai Bus Station and Mochit 2 Bus Depot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 40 min.

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The best way to get from Vang Vieng to Bangkok without a car is to bus and train which takes 16 h 32 min and costs $35 - $80.

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Map of how to get from Vang Vieng to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 382 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

What companies run services between Vang Vieng, Laos and Bangkok, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Vang Vieng to Bangkok via Nong Khai Bus Station, Bangkok Mochit Terminal, and Mochit 2 Bus Depot in around 16 h 40 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Nan to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $110
Flights from Udon Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $120
Flights from Vientiane to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $110
Flights from Luang Prabang to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Nan to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Udon Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
40 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 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Vang Vieng Malany to Vientiane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
baolau.com
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Treasure Travel Laos
Website
treasuretravellaos.com
Bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
treasuretravellaos.com
Air Udon
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Nong Khai Bus Station to Bangkok Mochit Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Nong Khai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Thai-Lao International Bus
Bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com

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