From Vientiane Southern Bus Station to Hanoi by Buses
From Vientiane Airport to Hanoi by Flights
Passenger reviews out of total 514 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 Vientiane to Hanoi
Travelling between Vientiane and Hanoi is possible by flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you LAK 1,191,460 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere LAK 241,711.
How long does it take to get from Vientiane to Hanoi?
It can take you anywhere between 2 and 24 hours to travel between Vientiane and Hanoi depending on the means of transport you choose.
Flight is the fastest way to travel between Vientiane and Hanoi. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 1d to reach Hanoi.
How much does it cost to get from Vientiane to Hanoi?
Travelling between Vientiane and Hanoi can be as cheap as LAK 241,711 if you opt for a HTX Van Tai 277 (HTX Vận Tải 27-7) bus and as expensive as LAK 1,191,460 if you buy a Vietnam Airlines (เวียดนาม แิอร์ไลน์) flight ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
How many trips per day are there between Vientiane and Hanoi ?
- 2 from Vientiane to Hanoi starting from 14:40 Vientiane Airport until 19:55 Vientiane Airport
- 1 from Vientiane to Hanoi starting from 17:00 Vientiane Southern Bus Station until 17:00 Vientiane Southern Bus Station
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Vientiane to Hanoi.
What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?
Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Vientiane to Hanoi, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as LAK 1,068,094.
Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.
If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.
In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.
Airlines flying between Vientiane and Hanoi
Vietnam Airlines (เวียดนาม แิอร์ไลน์)
Travelling from Vientiane to Hanoi overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.
Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.
They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.
Companies operating bus routes between Vientiane and Hanoi
HTX Van Tai 277 (HTX Vận Tải 27-7)
What is the most popular transport to get from Vientiane to Hanoi?
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route
- 820 opted for a bus
- 180 decided to fly