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Recommended option

Drive to Nan, fly to Don Muang  •  9 h 12 min

  1. NNT - DMK

$72 - $170

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  16 h 34 min

  1. 76 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC

$19 - $57

8 alternative options

Bus to Vientiane, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  7 h 53 min

  1. VTE - BKK

$66 - $225

Bus to Vientiane, fly to Don Muang  •  8 h 46 min

  1. VTE - DMK

$75 - $148

Bus, bus to Udon Thani, fly to Don Muang  •  10 h 14 min

  1. UTH - DMK

$32 - $86

Bus to Luang Prabang, fly to Don Muang  •  10 h 47 min

  1. LPQ - DMK

$85 - $232

Bus Nakhonchai Air  •  16 h 34 min

$21 - $34

Bus Thai-Lao International Bus  •  19 h

$33 - $34

Bus, night train  •  16 h 45 min

  1. 78 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$20 - $63

Drive  •  11 h 30 min

  1. 498.1 miles

$70 - $110

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

You can take a bus from Vang Vieng to Bangkok via Nong Khai, Rangsit Bus Terminal, Rangsit, Don Mueang Airport, and Bangkok Don Muang Airport in around 16 h 34 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 Vientiane to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $110
Flights from Udon Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $120
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Udon Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
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
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $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
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
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 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)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Bus from Vang Vieng to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com
The Transport Company
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Nong Khai to Udonthani
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bangkokairportonline.com
Tresure Travel Laos
Website
treasuretravellaos.com
Bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
treasuretravellaos.com
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Nong Khai to Rangsit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Vang Vieng to Bangkok is to bus which costs $20 - $35 and takes 16 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Vang Vieng to Bangkok is to bus and fly which takes 7 h 53 min and costs $65 - $230.

No, there is no direct bus from Vang Vieng to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Vang Vieng Laos and arriving at Democracy Monument via Nong Khai, Rangsit and Bangkok Don Muang Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to get from Vang Vieng to Bangkok, including transfers.