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

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Bus to Udon Thani, fly to Don Muang  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Udonthani
  2. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Don Muang (DMK) UTH - DMK

$29 - $76

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Train  •  10 h 45 min

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

$12 - $45

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Fly Vientiane to Don Muang  •  3 h 26 min

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

$52 - $122

Fly Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi, Public Van  •  4 h 30 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

$48 - $204

Bus to Udon Thani, fly to Suvarnabhumi, Public Van  •  5 h 25 min

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

$46 - $123

Bus Budsarakham Tour  •  12 h 29 min

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

$18

Bus Thai-Lao International Bus  •  12 h 52 min

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

$25

Night train  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the night train from Nong Khai to Don Mueang 26 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$14 - $47

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

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

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) is to bus which costs $18 and takes 12 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) is to fly which costs $50 - $130 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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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 Oil Cargo via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 29 min.

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The distance between Vientiane and Don Muang Airport (DMK) is 499 km. The road distance is 618.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 29 min and costs $18.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK), including transfers.

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Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) bus services, operated by Budsarakham Tour, depart from Si Chiang Mai station.

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The best way to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) is to fly which takes 3 h 26 min and costs $50 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $45 and takes 10 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs $18 and takes 12 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Udon Thani Airport to Don Muang Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) bus services, operated by Budsarakham Tour, arrive at Bangkok Mochit station.

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Map of how to get from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK).
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  • Distance: 311.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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 $12 - $45 and the journey takes 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Udon Thani to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Udon Thani to Don Muang via Ubon
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
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
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Don Mueang
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Lao-Thai International Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Udonthani
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
baolau.com
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
bangkokairportonline.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Budsarakham Tour
Phone
0907793900
Email
brt@budsarakamtour.com
Website
budsarakamtour.com
Bus from Si Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Thai-Lao International Bus
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK) is 619 km. It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to drive from Vientiane to Don Muang Airport (DMK).

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Thai Lion Mentari, Thai AirAsia and Nok Air offer flights from Udon Thani Airport to Don Muang Airport.

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There are 2920+ hotels available in Don Muang Airport (DMK). Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vientiane to Vientiane Airport is to shuttle which takes 16 min and costs $2.

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