There are 3 ways to get from Vientiane to Phonsavan by plane, bus 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  •  59 min

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Phon Savan (XKH) VTE - XKH

$84 - $173

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane to Phonsavan

$19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Phonsavan 245.4 miles

What companies run services between Vientiane, Laos and Phonsavan, Xiangkhoang, Laos?

Lao Airlines flies from Vientiane to Phonsavan once daily. Alternatively, Soutchai Travel operates a bus from Vientiane to Phonsavan once daily. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 11 h. King of Bus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Phon Savan
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Bus operators
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Bus from Vientiane to Phonsavan
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com
King of Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Phonsavan
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
baolau.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Vientiane to Phonsavan?

The distance between Vientiane and Phonsavan is 176 km. The road distance is 393 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Phonsavan?

The cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Phonsavan is to bus which costs $19 and takes 11 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Vientiane to Phonsavan?

The quickest way to get from Vientiane to Phonsavan is to fly which takes 59 min and costs $80 - $180.

Is there a direct bus between Vientiane and Phonsavan?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vientiane and arriving at Phonsavan. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

How long does it take to get from Vientiane to Phonsavan?

It takes approximately 59 min to get from Vientiane to Phonsavan, including transfers.