Vientiane Thai-Lao International Bus Guide: Vientiane to Nong Khai, Udon Thani and Khon Kaen by Bus

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Vientiane is connected by a number of International Buses departing at multiple times a day to neighbouring Thailand. Thai-Lao International Buses are available from Vientiane to Nong Khai, Udon Thani and Khon Kaen (and vice versa), major towns in Northeastern Thailand.

This article was originally published on 26 August 2018 on BusTravel Station.

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This guide will be for buses departing from Vientiane Capital Bus Station in the centre of town, just beside Talad Sao.

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Counters for buses to Nong Khai, Udon Thani and Khon Kaen are sold in their own individual windows.


Vientiane – Nong Khai Thai-Lao International Bus

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Vientiane – Nong Khai International Bus Timetable

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Buses from Vientiane to Nong Khai depart from Vientiane Capital Bus Station at 7.30am, 9.30am, 12.40pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 6.00pm.

Vientiane – Nong Khai Thai-Lao International Bus Fares

Tickets from Vientiane to Nong Khai cost 15,000 Kip (~S$2.41). A surcharge of 2,000 Kip (~S$0.32) will apply if you are holidaying in Thailand. Check with the ticket counter for more details.


Vientiane – Udon Thani Thai-Lao International Bus

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Vientiane – Udon Thani International Bus Timetable

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Buses from Vientiane to Udon Thani depart from Vientiane Capital Bus Station at 8.00am, 9.00am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.30pm and 6.00pm.

Vientiane – Udon Thani Thai-Lao International Bus Fares

Tickets from Vientiane to Udon Thani cost 22,000 Kip (~S$2.54). A surcharge of 2,000 Kip (~S$0.32) will apply if you are holidaying in Thailand. Check with the ticket counter for more details.


Vientiane – Khon Kaen Thai-Lao International Bus

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Vientiane – Khon Kaen Thai-Lao International Bus Timetable

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Buses from Vientiane to Khon Kaen depart from Vientiane Capital Bus Station at 8.15am and 2.45pm.

Vientiane – Khon Kaen Thai-Lao International Bus Fares

Tickets from Vientiane to Khon Kaen cost 50,000 Kip (~S$8.04). A surcharge of 2,000 Kip (~S$0.32) will apply if you are holidaying in Thailand. Check with the ticket counter for more details.


The information in this post is correct with information directly sourced at Vientiane Capital Bus Station on 30 July 2018. Actual information is subject to change without prior notice. RailTravel Station is not liable for any updated information after 30 July 2018.

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