Vientiane to Savannakhet

Vientiane to Savannakhet

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18:00
Vientiane any hotel
11h van+Bus. All connections guaranteed
05:00
+1
Savannakhet Bus Station
08:00
VTE Vientiane Airport
1h flight #QV223 with Lao Airlines in Economy
09:00
ZVK Savannakhet Airport

From Vientiane Airport to Savannakhet by flight

08:00
VTE Vientiane Airport
1h flight #QV223 with Lao Airlines in Economy
09:00
ZVK Savannakhet Airport

From Vientiane any hotel to Savannakhet by van and bus

18:00
Vientiane any hotel
11h van+Bus. All connections guaranteed
05:00
+1
Savannakhet Bus Station

Vientiane to Savannakhet Schedule

Vientiane to Savannakhet Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Chit Prasong Van + Sleeper Bus 18:00 - 05:00LAK 170,000

Transportation from Vientiane to Savannakhet

How to get from Vientiane to Savannakhet

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Van

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+van 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 957,530. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus+van as a bus+van ticket costs as low as LAK 172,824.

How far is Vientiane from Savannakhet?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Vientiane to Savannakhet. Your trip will be a total of 229 miles (368 km). The flying distance is 176 miles (283 km).

How long does it take to get from Vientiane to Savannakhet?

The travel time from Vientiane to Savannakhet can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 11 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Vientiane to Savannakhet?

The cost of the trip from Vientiane to Savannakhet varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Chit Prasong (ຈິດປະສົງ): travelling by bus+van expect to pay as low as LAK 172,824 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 957,530.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Vientiane to Savannakhet:

  • Bus+van price: LAK 170,662 - LAK 170,662. From Vientiane to Savannakhet starting from 18:00 Savannakhet Bus Station until 18:00 Savannakhet Bus Station
  • Plane tickets - LAK 955,710 to LAK 955,710;
  • Bus tickets - LAK 170,000 to LAK 170,000;

How many trips per day are there between Vientiane and Savannakhet?

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

  • Flights from Vientiane to Savannakhet depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 18:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 18:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • 1 by Bus+van from Vientiane to Savannakhet starting from 18:00 Savannakhet Bus Station until 18:00 Savannakhet Bus Station

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Vientiane to Savannakhet. 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 955,710.

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 Vientiane to Savannakhet
Lao Airlines

Buses

Taking a bus from Vientiane to Savannakhet 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 Vientiane to Savannakhet

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Vientiane to Savannakhet? 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:

  • 50% chosen Bus+van
  • 50% decided to go for a bus.