From Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang by van
Passenger reviews out of total 513 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.
How to get from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang
When you want to get from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:
If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Van. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Van ticket.
The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A van ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about LAK 163,117. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a van as a van ticket costs as low as LAK 162,830.
How far is Vang Vieng from Luang Prabang?
If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang. Your trip will be a total of 187 miles (300 km). The flying distance is 81 miles (130 km).
How long does it take to get from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang?
The travel time from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 6 to 6 hours.
How much does it cost to get from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang?
The cost of the trip from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Malany Transport (ມາລານີ): travelling by van expect to pay as low as LAK 162,830 for your ticket.
However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a van - a one-way van ticket can cost as much as LAK 163,117.
Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang:
- Van price : LAK 162,830 - LAK 163,117;
How many trips per day are there between Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang?
Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.
- Vans from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang depart during the day - there are approximately 4 departures a day.
Which means of transport is the best for the route?
A shared van is another means of transport for travelling from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.
Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang.
Things to remember: while travelling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.
The most popular transport from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang
How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang? 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:
- 1000 opted for a van.