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There are 4 ways to get from Vientiane to Sainyabuli by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to Muang Kasi
  2. Take a taxi from Muang Kasi to Sainyabuli

$106 - $136

Cheapest option

Fly to Luang Prabang, bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) VTE - LPQ
  2. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal to Sainyabuli

$76 - $205

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Sainyabuli 207.1 miles

Fly to Phon Savan, drive  •  6h 35m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Sainyabuli is to fly and bus which costs $75 - $210 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Vientiane to Sainyabuli is to fly and bus which costs $75 - $210 and takes 5h 55m.

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The distance between Vientiane and Sainyabuli is 172 km. The road distance is 331.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vientiane to Sainyabuli without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7h 53m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 7h 53m to get from Vientiane to Sainyabuli, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vientiane Airport to Luang Prabang Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vientiane to Sainyabuli is 331 km. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Vientiane to Sainyabuli.

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Lao Skyway and Lao Airlines offer flights from Vientiane Airport to Luang Prabang Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Sainyabuli. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Vientiane to Sainyabuli.
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  • Distance: 107.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 53m

What companies run services between Vientiane, Laos and Sainyabuli, Laos?

There is no direct connection from Vientiane to Sainyabuli. However, you can take the bus to Muang Kasi then take the taxi to Sainyabuli. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Sainyabuli.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Flights from Vientiane to Phon Savan
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Lao Skyway
Website
laoskyway.com
Flights from Vientiane to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Vientiane to Phon Savan
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Bus operators
Vientiane Capital Bus Enterprise
Phone
+856305351495
Email
vientianecitybus@gmail.com
Website
vientianebus.org.la
Bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to Muang Kasi
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
vientianebus.org.la
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal to Sainyabuli
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Other operators
Taxi from Muang Kasi to Sainyabuli
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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