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

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Thakhek

$16

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Thakhèk 211.5 miles

Fly to Savannakhet, drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Savannakhet (ZVK) VTE - ZVK
  2. Drive from Savannakhet to Thakhèk

Fly to Nakhon Phanom  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Nakhon Phanom (KOP) VTE - KOP

$62 - $154

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The cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Thakhèk is to bus which costs $16 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Vientiane to Thakhèk is to bus which takes 5 h and costs $16.

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The distance between Vientiane and Thakhèk is 244 km. The road distance is 338 km.

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The bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Thakhek takes 5 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vientiane Bus Station and arriving at Thakhek. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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

King of Bus operates a bus from Vientiane to Thakhèk once daily. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 5 h. Soutchai Travel also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Thai AirAsia flies from Vientiane to Thakhèk once daily.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Savannakhet
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Vientiane to Nakhon Phanom via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Bus operators
King of Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Thakhek
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
baolau.com
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Bus from Vientiane to Thakhek
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com

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