There are 8 ways to get from Vientiane to Phuket by bus, plane, 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

Bus to Udon Thani, fly to Phuket  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to khon kaen
  2. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Phuket (HKT) UTH - HKT

$55 - $173

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  25 h 29 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 Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 780

$32 - $102

6 alternative options

Fly Vientiane to Phuket  •  7 h 50 min

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

$84 - $236

Bus to Khon Kaen, fly to Phuket  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane to Khon Kaen
  2. Fly from Khon Kaen (KKC) to Phuket (HKT) KKC - HKT

$89 - $211

Fly Vientiane to Krabi, ferry  •  10 h 51 min

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

$107 - $338

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

$37 - $46

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

$43 - $61

Drive  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Phuket 928.1 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Phuket is to bus which costs $35 - $50 and takes 24 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vientiane to Phuket is to bus and fly which costs $55 - $180 and takes 7 h 31 min.

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

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Vientiane to Phuket, including transfers.

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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.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vientiane to Phuket is 1485 km. It takes approximately 21 h 10 min to drive from Vientiane to Phuket.

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  • Distance: 755.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

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

Thai Airways International, Thai Smile and eight 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 AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Vientiane to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Vientiane to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
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 Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Vientiane to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 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
Flights from Vientiane to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi, Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Vientiane to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Flights from Khon Kaen to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
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
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
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Krabi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Vientiane Capital Bus Enterprise
Website
vientianebus.org.la
Bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to khon kaen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
vientianebus.org.la
Lao-Thai International Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane to Udonthani
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
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
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phuket
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Budsarakham Tour
Website
12go.asia
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
busonlineticket.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
$27 - $45
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$28
Super
$31
Supreme
$42 - $46
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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