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From Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi by flight

19:15
LPQ Luang Prabang Airport
20:15
HAN Noibai Airport, Hanoi
1h
 Instant
 
19:55
LPQ Luang Prabang Airport
21:10
HAN Noibai Airport, Hanoi
1h 15m
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From Naluang Bus Station to Hanoi by bus

18:00
Naluang Bus Station, Luang Prabang
18:00
Hanoi Vuron Thu
1d
 Refund
18:00
Naluang Bus Station, Luang Prabang
18:00
Hanoi Naluang Bus station
1d
 Refund

Passenger reviews out of total 285 passengers who traveled with us on this route.

At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:

Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)

Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.

Mar 13, 2019
bus Express Sleeper 41, Naluang
★★☆☆☆
Staff were aggressive and did not tell us what was going on, the service stations we stopped at were not service stations, they were shacks where the staff would meet up with their friends with no facilities. However the beds were comfortable
Dec 24, 2018
bus Express Sleeper 41, Naluang
★★☆☆☆
Driver kept on talking talking on his mobile 80% of the trip whilst driving. Made 4 stops to pick and drop off locals
Dec 3, 2018
bus Express Sleeper 41, Naluang
★★☆☆☆
Condition of bus is not good. Tyres are worn out, dangerous. Drivers n co drivers do not inform passengers of stops n how long stops are.
Oct 10, 2018
bus Express Sleeper 41, Naluang
★★★☆☆
The staff of the bus company were not very helpfull, rude and did not speak any English. The bus seats were very small so I could not strech my legs. The address of the place where we were dropped in Hanoi was totally different than on the company's webside which made it more difficult to figure out how to get to our hotel. On the other hand we got an adventure which you cannot experience if you take a flight.
Sep 10, 2018
bus Express Sleeper 41, Naluang
★★★★★
Amazing bus trip!
Jul 8, 2018
bus Express Sleeper 41, Naluang
★★☆☆☆
This was my second time in an overnight sleeper bus. This bus was very uncomfortable compared to my previous ride. The seats were smaller, so I and most people around me couldn't straighten our legs, it was rather uncomfortable to keep the legs constantly folded on a 25 hour bus journey. The AC was inconsistent, there was no complementary bottled water, snacks or towel. No TV etc. No wifi. The bus staff couldn't speak English at all, so we all had to make a guess to understand what was going on. Then after 24 hours of the uncomfortable journey, we were shifted to a very nice bus in the last hour of the journey, this bus had great leg room, TV, wifi etc. We wished that we had gotten that bus from the start. Also, one thing that I don't understand is that the foreigners seem to get the upper seats and locals get the lower seats (the bus staff explicitly told me to not take the lower seats), I don't know what's up with that. But anyways, overall it was a rather uncomfortable journey except for the last one hour when we were shifted to a better bus.

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How to get from Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi

When you want to get from Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about LAK 1,823,089. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as LAK 444,822.

How far is Luang Prabang Airport from Hanoi?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi. Your trip will be a total of 746 miles (1200 km). The flying distance is 267 miles (429 km).

How long does it take to get from Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi?

The travel time from Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 24 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi?

The cost of the trip from Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Naluang (Naluang Bus Station): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as LAK 444,822 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as LAK 1,823,089.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi:

  • Bus tickets - LAK 444,822 to LAK 444,822;
  • Plane tickets - LAK 1,121,713 to LAK 1,823,089;

How many trips per day are there between Luang Prabang Airport and Hanoi?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Luang Prabang to Hanoi depart during the day - there are approximately 2 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 18:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 18:00. There are 2 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Luang Prabang to Hanoi. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is LAK 1,121,713.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Luang Prabang to Hanoi
Vietnam Airlines (เวียดนาม แิอร์ไลน์)

Buses

Taking a bus from Luang Prabang to Hanoi is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Luang Prabang Airport to Hanoi? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 752 decided to go for a bus.
  • 248 users took a plane.