There are three buses running between Luang Prabang and Vietnam everyday except. One is to/from Hanoi, one is to/from Vinh and another is to/from Hue.

Buses used for all destinations are spleeping, air-conditioned buses.

All Luang Prabang – Vietnam buses operate out of Naluang Mini bus station and pass through Phonsavan and cross the border at Nam Khan/Namcan border checkpoint in Xiengkhuang province.

Hanoi buses pass through Vinh, Dien Chau and Thanh Hoa (Vietnam) where they drop off/pick up passengers.  

The bus journey take 24-26 hours for Luang Prabang-Hanoi, 18-19 hours for Laung Prabang-Vinh and 28+ hours for Luang Prabang-Hue.

In Hanoi the buses arrive to and/or depart from Nuoc Ngam station around 9km from the old quarter and 1km from Hanoi’s southern bus station along road NR1. 

In Vinh the buses arrive to and/or depart from Vinh bus station (known in Vietnamese as Bên xe Vinh), in the town centre.

Bus Schedules for Luang Prabang

Route

Departure

Arrival

Frequency

Price (Kip)

Luang Prabang - Hanoi

18:00 day1

18:00 day2

One daily

350,000

Hanoi - Luang Prabang

18:00 day1

18:00 day2

Luang Prabang - Vinh

18:00 day1

12:00 day2

250,000

Vinh - Luang Prabang

18:00 day1

12:00 day2

Luang Prabang - Hue

17:30 day1

21:30 day2

420,000

Hue - Luang Prabang

17:30 day1

21:30 day2

All Hanoi and Vinh buses pass through Namcan and Dien Chau where they drop off/pick up passengers. 

Luang Prabang (Naluang bus station): 071 212 9797

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HOW TO GET TO LUANG PRABANG
Air: Luang Prabang is served by Lao Airlines, Thai Airways International, Bangkok Airways and PB Air, with regular services to Vientiane, Chiang Mai and Bangkok.

Luang Prabang  Flight Schedule 

International Route

FLT No Days      Routing      Dep      Arr     AC     STP    
LUANGPRABANG-CHIANGMAI-LUANGPRABANG
QV635 Daily LPQ CNX 1315 1415 AT7 0
QV645 Daily CNX LPQ 1520 1620 AT7 0
LUANGPRABANG-BANGKOK-LUANGPRABANG
QV633 Daily LPQ BKK 0740 0920 AT7 0
Qv631 2467 LPQ BKK 1345 1525 AT7 0
QV634 Daily BKK LPQ 1040 1230 AT7 0
QV632 2467 BKK LPQ 1625 1805 AT7 0
LUANGPRABANG-SIEMREAP-LUANGPRABANG
QV931 Daily LPQ REP 1420 1620 AT7 PKZ
QV525 135 LPQ REP 1320 1520 AT7 0
QV930 Daily REP LPQ 1710 1910 AT7 PKZ
QV514 135 REP LPQ 1605 1805 AT7 0
LUANGPRABANG-HANOI-LUANGPRABANG
QV313 Daily LPQ HAN 1710 1810 AT7 0
QV930 LPQ HAN 1945 2055 AT7 0
QV314 Daily HAN LPQ 1850 1950 AT7 PKZ
QV931 HAN LPQ 1225 1345 AT7 0
LUANGPRABANG-JINGHONG-LUANGPRABANG
QV811 47 LPQ JHG 1020 1220 AT7 0
QV812 57 JHG LPQ 1300 1400 AT7 0

Domestic Route

 FLT No     Days    Routing   Dep    Arr   AC   STP 
VIENIANE-LUANGPRABANG
QV111 Daily VTE LPQ 0910 1010 AT7 0
QV101 Daily VTE LPQ 1130 1215 320 0
QV103 Daily VTE LPQ 1700 1745 320 0
LUANGPRABANG-VIENTIANE
QV112 Daily LPQ VTE 0740 0830 AT7 0
QV102 Daily LPQ VTE 1305 1350 320 0
QV104 Daily LPQ VTE 1835 1920 320 0
LUNGPRABANG-PAKSE-LUANGPRABANG
QV513 146 LPQ PKZ 1040 1220 AT7 0
QV514 146 PKZ LPQ 1620 1800 AT7 0

Remark: All times is local time
1=Monday 2=Tuesday 3=Wednesday 4=Thursday
5=Friday 6=Saturday 7=Sunday
For more info try International Route by www.laoairlines.com

Land:
Southern Bus Station : To Vientiane (10 hours), Vang Vieng (6 hours), Xieng Khouang (8 hours) and Luang Namtha (8 hours).
Northern Bus Station : To Oudomxay (5 hours), Nong Khiaw (3 hours), Pakmong (2.5 hours) and Vieng Kham (5 hours).

Transportation from provinces to Luang Prabang
Departure Destination Kind of Bus Distance Departure Time price* Remark
Vientiane
Capital
Luang Prabang Local


VIP


Sleeper

390 Km 06:30am
07:30am
08:30am
11:00am
13:30pm
16:00pm
18:00pm
08:00am
09:00am
19:00pm
20:00pm
110,000 Kip Daily


Transportion from Luang Prabang to Provinces

Departure Destination Kind of Bus Distance Departure Time Price* Remark
Luang Prabang  Xumnuea
( Houaphan )
Express 500 Km 08:30am 120,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Luang Namtha Express 310 Km 09:00am 80,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Oudomxay Express 194 Km 09:00am
12:00am
16:00pm
50,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Bokeo VIP 505 Km 17:00pm 110,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Phongsaly Express 426 Km 17:00pm 110,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Nong Khiaw Express 150 Km 08:30am
10:30am
12:30pm
35,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Pakmong Express 113 Km 09:00am
10:00am
12:00am
14:00pm
25,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Nambak Express 145 Km 16:00pm
17:00pm
30,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Viengkham Express 196 Km 09:00am 50,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Vientiane Local

Express

Sleeper

390 Km 07:00am
14:00pm
16:00pm
17:00pm
07:00am
20:00pm
20:00pm
110,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Xieng Khouang
(phonsavanh)
Local
Express
VIP
262 Km 08:30am 80,000 kip
95,000 kip
105,000 kip
Daily
Luang Prabang Sayabouly Express 117 Km 09:00am
14:00pm
60,000 kip Daily
Lung Prabang Vang Vieng Express / VIP 09:30am
12:30pm
95,000 kip/
105,000 kip
Daily
Luang prabang International Bus Timetable
Luang Prabang Vinh
(Vietnam)
VIP 825 Km 18:30pm 200,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Kunming
(China)
VIP-sleeper 18-20 hours 07:00am 420,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Loey
(Thailand)
VIP 10 Hours 07:30am 180,000 kip Daily
Boat: Slow Boat : to Houay Xai (16 hours), Pakbeng (8 hours), Thasouang (8 hours), Meuang Khuea (7 hours), Nong Khiaw (7 hours), Thadeu (5 hours) and Paklay (24 hours).  Speed Boat : to Houay Xai (6 hours) and Pakbeng (3 hours).

Luang Prabang Boat Timetable

Departure Destination Kind of Boat Distance Departure Time Price* Remark
Luang Prabang Phakbeng
(Oudomxay)
Express 160 Km 08:00am 100,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Buddha Cave
(Pak Ou, Ting Cave)
Tour Boat

Speed Boat

26 Km 08:00am
14:00pm
08:00am
15:00pm
50,000 Kip Daily
Luang Prabang Houyxay
(Bokeo)
Speed Boat 307 08:00am
10:00am
280,000 kip Daily
Luang Prabang Nong Khiaw Express 120 08:00am 100,000 kip Daily

Remark: *Price Subject to change without nottice!
Transport within Luang Prabang: Tuk-tuks, trishaws (lot-sam-lor) and jumbos (small tuk-tuks) are available all over town and are an easy way to get around. Taxis and mini buses can be hired through guesthouses, hotels and tour operators. It is also possible to rent bicycles for about $2 per day. Please note that tourists are not permitted to rent motorcycles.

Please be aware that transportation schedules and prices are subject to change, so we suggest you check the above information at transportation terminals or through a travel agent prior to your trip.

 


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