There are 9 ways to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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

Fly Vientiane to Don Muang  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Don Muang (DMK) VTE - DMK

$62 - $134

Cheapest option

Train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Nong Khai to Don Mueang 76 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC

$13 - $50

7 alternative options

Bus, bus to Udon Thani, fly to Don Muang  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Nong Khai to Udonthani
  3. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Don Muang (DMK) UTH - DMK

$28 - $77

Fly Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi, Public Van  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) VTE - BKK
  2. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport

$58 - $216

Bus, bus to Udon Thani, fly to Suvarnabhumi, Public Van  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Nong Khai to Udonthani
  3. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) UTH - BKK
  4. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport

$45 - $124

Bus Budsarakham Tour  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Si Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit

$19 - $20

Bus Thai-Lao International Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

$25

Night train  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the night train from Nong Khai to Don Mueang 78 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$21 - $59

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) 386.6 miles

$50 - $80

What companies run services between Vientiane, Laos and Don Muang Airport (DMK), Thailand?

Thai AirAsia flies from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) once daily. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $50 and the journey takes 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
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
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Udon Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
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
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Flights from Udon Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Don Mueang
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $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 Vientiane to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com
Lao-Thai International Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane to Nong Khai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
baolau.com
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Nong Khai to Udonthani
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bangkokairportonline.com
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Budsarakham Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Si Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
busonlineticket.co.th
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
$45
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

The distance between Vientiane and Don Muang Airport (DMK) is 499 km. The road distance is 619 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

The cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) is to bus which costs $19 - $21 and takes 12 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

The quickest way to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) is to fly which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $60 - $140.

Is there a direct bus between Vientiane and Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

No, there is no direct bus from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK). However, there are services departing from Si Chiang Mai and arriving at Bangkok Don Muang Airport via Bangkok Bus Terminal and Kasetsart University. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK), including transfers.