From Southeast Asia

Fly Direct from Southeast Asia
Catch a direct flight to Vientiane, Luang Prabang, and Pakse from several Southeast Asian airline hubs. Pick a flight from Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore, or Malaysia, with other Southeast Asian countries just one stop away.

 

From Thailand

Thailand to Vientiane

Fly directly to Vientiane from Bangkok and Chiang Mai. You’ll find several airlines offering daily and regular weekly flights. Thai and Lao time are the same.

 

From Bangkok

Choose from six direct daily flights among five airlines, with departures throughout the day. Most airlines leave from Suvarnabhumi International Airport (Bangkok International), while Thai AirAsia flies from Don Muang International Airport. All airlines land at Vientiane’s Wattay International Airport.   

Lao Airlines offers two daily flights from Suvarnabhumi. QV 442 departs at 09:35 and arrives at 10:35. QV 446 takes off at 20:30 and lands at 21:30.     

Bangkok Airways’ PG 493 takes off every day from Suvarnabhumi at 09:15 and lands at 11:00.

Thai Air Asia flies daily from Don Muang. FD 1040 departs at 12:50 and arrives at 14:00.

Thai Airways International offers daily service from Suvarnabhumi. TG 574 leaves at 19:35 and arrives at 20:45.

Thai Smile, a Thai Airways subsidiary, offers daily flights. WE 570 (TG 2570) departs Suvarnabhumi at 11:20, and lands at 12:30.

 

Thailand to Luang Prabang

Catch a direct flight from Bangkok and Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang. You’ll find several airlines offering daily and regular weekly flights. Thai and Lao time are the same.

 

From Bangkok

You can pick one of a few direct flights from Bangkok to the UNESCO World Heritage City. Three airlines offer daily departures in the morning and afternoon, while a fourth flies five times a week. Most airlines leave Bangkok from Suvarnabhumi International Airport (Bangkok International), while Thai AirAsia flies from Don Muang International Airport. All flights land at the Luang Prabang International Airport. 

Lao Airlines operates QV 634 from Suvarnabhumi five days a week (1, 3, 5, 6, 7). The flight departs at 10:25 and arrives at 12:05.

Bangkok Airways offers two daily flights from Suvarnabhumi to Luang Prabang. PG 941 departs at 10:05 and arrives at 12:05. PG 945 departs at 14:45 and arrives at 16:45.

Thai Air Asia’s daily FD 1030 departs from Don Muang Airport at 14:00 and arrives at 15:20.

Thai Smile offers five flights (1, 2, 3, 5, 7) per week under the Thai Airways banner. TG 2576 takes off from Suvarnabhumi at 12:25 and lands at 14:00.

 

From Chiang Mai

Lao Airlines offers four weekly flights (1, 3, 5, 7) from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang. QV 636 departs at 15:30 and arrives at 16:30.

 

Thailand to Pakse/Savannakhet

Go straight to Pakse and Savannakhet from Suvarnabhumi International Airport (Bangkok International) on one of four flights a week.

 

From Bangkok

Lao Airlines’ four weekly flights (1 3 5 7) on board QV 224 take off from Suvarnabhumi International Airport at 12:50 and stops at Savannakhet at 14:20. It then departs for Pakse at 15:00 and lands at 15:30. Passengers going to Pakse do not deplane at Savannakhet.

 

From Vietnam

Vietnam to Vientiane

Fly directly to Vientiane from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. You’ll find daily and regular weekly flights. Vietnamese and Lao time are the same.

 

From Hanoi

You can catch a direct morning or afternoon daily flight from Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport to Wattay International Airport in Vientiane.

Lao Airlines offers one daily flight. QV 312 departs at 16:40 and arrives at 17:50.

Vietnam Airlines operates VN 921 every day. It takes off at 09:55, and lands in Vientiane at 11:05.

From Ho Chi Minh City

You’ll find two flights from Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport including a daily flight. Both make brief stops before continuing to Vientiane. Total travel time is about 3.5 hrs.

Lao Airlines flies three days a week (2, 4, 6). QV 516 departs at 12:00 and arrives at Pakse at 13:35. Passengers continuing to Vientiane, stay on board for the 14:20 departure, which lands at 15:35.

Vietnam Airlines offers a daily flight via Phnom Penh. VN 920 takes off at 16:00 for the one-hour flight to the Cambodian capital. Passengers continuing to Vientiane, stay on board for the 18:00 departure, which lands at 19:25.

 

Vietnam to Luang Prabang

You can fly twice a day from Vietnam's capital to Luang Prabang

 

From Hanoi

Two direct daily flights depart Hanoi’s Noi Bai International for Luang Prabang.

Lao Airlines offers daily service on board QV 314. Flights depart at 18:50 and arrive at 19:50.

Vietnam Airlines’ VN 931 takes off every day at 11:40 and arrives at 13:00.

 

Vietnam to Pakse

The skies are now open between Ho Chi Minh City and Pakse in Southern Laos

 

From Ho Chi Minh City

You can hop on a 90-minute flight to Pakse International Airport at Tan Son Nhat International Airport three days a week.

Lao Airlines operates three flights a week (2, 4, 6) on board QV 516 that departs at 12:00 and arrives in Pakse at 13:35, before continuing to Vientiane. Passengers going beyond Pakse do not deplane.

 

From Cambodia

Cambodia to Vientiane

Fly directly to Vientiane from Phnom Pehn and Seam Reap with a stop in Pakse on the way. Cambodian and Lao time are the same.

 

From Phnom Penh

Jump on a direct daily flight from Phnom Penh International Airport to Vientiane. 

Vietnam Airlines offers a daily flight from Phnom Penh to the Lao capital. VN 920 departs at 18:00 and arrives at 19:25.

From Siem Reap via Pakse

Lao Airlines offers two flights a week (2, 7) on QV 512, which take off at 10:45 and arrive in Pakse at 11:45. The flight continues to Vientiane, arriving at 13:55.

QV 514 flies three times a week (1, 3, 5) from Siem Reap to Pakse, leaving at 14:40 and arriving at 15:40. This flight continues to Vientiane, arriving at 17:45.

Passengers going beyond Pakse do not deplane.

 

From Singapore

Singapore to Vientiane & Luang Prabang

Silk Air flies three times a week (1, 4, 6) from Changi Airport to Vientiane and continues to Luang Prabang. MI 788 departs Singapore at 13:25, and arrives at Wattay at 15:15. After a stop, the flight reaches Luang Prabang at 17:00. Passengers going to Luang Prabang do not deplane.

 

From Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur to Vientiane

AirAsia offers three weekly flights (2, 4, 6) from Kuala Lumpur to the Lao capital. AK552 departs at 06:40 and arrives in Vientiane at 08:20.

 

Kuala Lumpur to Luang Prabang

AirAsia operates four weekly flights (1, 3, 5, 7) on board AK562, which leave Kuala Lumpur at 06:45 and lands in Luang Prabang at 08:40.

 

Laos…Just One Stop Away

Laos’ direct flight footprint continues to grow throughout Southeast Asia, and is now just one stop away from many major air hubs. If you’re flying from cities in Indonesia, The Philippines, and Myanmar, you may be just one transit stop from Laos…The Last Frontier.

Note: The flight numbers and times above reflect the schedules published by each airline as of 30 November 2017. Schedules are subject to change. Be sure to check the airlines’ sites for the most up to date timetables.
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