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From Naluang Bus Station to Yunnan by bus

Naluang Bus Station, Luang Prabang
Kunming Southern Bus Station, Yunnan

From Luang Prabang Airport (LPQ) to Yunnan by flight

LPQ Luang Prabang Airport
KMG Kunming Airport, Yunnan
1h 20m

Luang Prabang to Yunnan Schedule

Luang Prabang to Yunnan Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Naluang Express Sleeper 41 07:00 – 08:00LAK 686,407
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU256215:45 – 18:05LAK 5,107,300

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How to get from Luang Prabang to Yunnan

When you want to get from Luang Prabang to Yunnan, 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 5,127,457. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as LAK 690,761.

How far is Luang Prabang from Yunnan?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Luang Prabang to Yunnan. Your trip will be a total of 746 miles (1200 km). The flying distance is 309 miles (497 km).

How long does it take to get from Luang Prabang to Yunnan?

The travel time from Luang Prabang to Yunnan can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 24 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Luang Prabang to Yunnan?

The cost of the trip from Luang Prabang to Yunnan 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 690,761 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 5,127,457.

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

  • Bus tickets - LAK 690,761 to LAK 690,761;
  • Plane tickets - LAK 5,127,457 to LAK 5,127,457;

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

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

  • Flights from Luang Prabang to Yunnan depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 07:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 07:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Luang Prabang to Yunnan. 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 5,127,457.

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 Yunnan
China Eastern Airlines


Taking a bus from Luang Prabang to Yunnan 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 to Yunnan

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Luang Prabang to Yunnan? 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:

  • 95% decided to go for a bus.
  • 5% users took a plane.