Getting Around in Laos (2018)


🛬 Airport Transfer


Vientiane Airport Transfer

  • Airport Taxi: ~7 USD / taxi

Luang Prabang Airport Transfer

  • Airport Taxi: ~7 USD / taxi

Pakse Airport Transfer

  • Tuk-Tuk: ~20,000 kip

Luang Namtha Airport Transfer

  • Tuk-Tuk: ~20,000 kip

🚌 Intercity Bus


Popular Bus Routes

FromToEst. Travel TimeOne-way Fare
VientianeLuang Prabang10 h~130,000 kip
VientianeVang Vieng4 h~60,000 kip
VientianePhonsavan10 h~110,000 kip
VientianePakse12 h~140,000 kip
VientianeSavannakhet10 h~100,000 kip
Luang PrabangVang Vieng7 h~110,000 kip
Luang PrabangPhonsavan10 h~95,000 kip
Luang PrabangLuang Namtha10 h~90,000 kip
Luang PrabangNong Khiaw3 h~40,000 kip
PakseDon Khon3 h~65,000 kip
PakseChampasak1.5 h~55,000 kip
PakseSavannakhet5 h~50,000 kip
  • All reverse routes follow similar pricing and duration
  • Route Pakse – Don Khon may involve a boat transfer
  • Prices are last retrieved and updated on 14 February 2018

🌐 Online Bus Ticket Booking


✈️ Domestic Flight


Main Airline

  • Lao Airlines

Main Airports

  • Luang Prabang (LPQ)
  • Vientiane (VTE)
  • Pakse (PKZ)
  • Savannakhet (ZVK)
  • Luang Namtha (LXG)

Direct Flight Routes

FromToEst. Travel TimeOne-way Fare
VientianeLuang Prabang45 minfrom 96 USD
VientianeLuang Namtha55 minfrom 121 USD
VientianePakse1 h 15 minfrom 141 USD
Luang PrabangPakse1 h 40 minfrom 176 USD
PakseSavannakhet30 minfrom 53 USD
  • All (one-way) reverse routes follow similar pricing and duration
  • Prices are last retrieved and updated on 14 February 2018

🚙 Tuk-Tuk


Tourist Tuk-Tuk

  • Location: Lined up near popular tourist spots or hotels
  • Fare: Fixed price listed by the driver
  • Ride: Private

Regular Tuk-Tuk

  • Location: Wandering on the road
  • Fare: 5,000 – 20,000 kip / 1 km
  • Fare varies per town
  • Ride: Private

Fixed-route Jumbo

  • Location: Fixed routes (mostly in Vientiane)
  • Fare: Fixed price, from 5,000 kip
  • Ride: Shared

🚲 Bicycle


Bike Rental

  • Simple Bike: 10,000 – 20,000 kip / day
  • Mountain Bike: 20,000 – 80,000 kip / day
  • Fare varies per town

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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 12 August 2017
Last Updated: 14 February 2018

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