There are 7 ways to get from Vientiane to Phuket by plane, bus, ferry, 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 Phuket  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Phuket (HKT) VTE - HKT

$94 - $248

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  26 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Nong Khai to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779

$33 - $110

5 alternative options

Bus, bus to Udon Thani, fly to Phuket  •  7 h 24 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 Phuket (HKT) UTH - HKT

$56 - $176

Fly Vientiane to Krabi, ferry  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Krabi (KBV) VTE - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

$119 - $352

Bus The Transport Company  •  24 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Si Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket

$40 - $53

Bus Sombat Tour  •  25 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane to Khon Kaen
  2. Take the bus from Khon Kaen Bus Station to Phuket Bus Station

$45 - $66

Drive  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Phuket 928.1 miles

$130 - $190

What companies run services between Vientiane, Laos and Phuket, Thailand?

Thai Smile, Thai AirAsia and 11 other airlines fly from Vientiane to Phuket hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vientiane to Phuket via Bangkok Mochit and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 24 h 47 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Vientiane to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Vientiane to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Vientiane to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Vientiane to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Vientiane to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi, Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Vientiane to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Vientiane to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Vientiane to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Phuket via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Krabi via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 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
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Bus from Vientiane to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
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
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
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Khon Kaen Bus Station to Phuket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$29
Super
$33
Supreme
$45 - $48
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Vientiane to Phuket?

The distance between Vientiane and Phuket is 1209 km. The road distance is 1485 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Phuket is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 24 h 47 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Vientiane to Phuket is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $90 - $250.

Is there a direct bus between Vientiane and Phuket?

No, there is no direct bus from Vientiane to Phuket. However, there are services departing from Si Chiang Mai and arriving at Phuket via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 47 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Vientiane to Phuket, including transfers.