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12.02.2017

Transportation in Laos (Luang Prabang, Bokeo, Pakbeng)

Buses and boats from the border with Thailand

How to get from Nam Ngen Border Crossing to Pakbeng

Tuk Tuk to the border with Thailand (Nam Ngen Border Crossing) to the town of Muang Ngeun costs 0,60 USD = 5 000 LAK
Local bus Muang Ngeun - Pakbeng 4,2 USD = 35 000 LAK Departure once a day at 12:00 pm, with a bus station in the city center ( Location: 19.622010, 101.110072) . But can easily go both later and earlier!
Dimensional luggage is placed on the roof. Buy tickets at the ticket office at the bus station. In Pakbeng from the bus station to the area of ​​the marina and the guest-house is about 2.5 miles, which can easily be either passed by foot or hired a tuk tuk.

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The bus in Muang Ngeun
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Prices from Muang Ngeun

Buses from Huay Xai

The bus station in Bokeo (Huay Xai) Location: 20.249993,100.443572

  • Bus Bokeo (Huay Xai) - Luang Prabang 14,4 USD = 120 000 LAK departure at 14.00 every day
  • Bus Bokeo (Huay Xai) - Vientiane 27,5 USD = 230 000 LAK departure at 11.30 every day
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Bus station in Bokeo
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Schedule and prices from Bokeo
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The bus station in Luang Prabang

Boats from Huay Xai on the Mekong

Slow big boats go to Luang Prabang from Hua Xai with a stop in Pakbeng.

  • Price from Hua ksaia to Luang Prabang 26,3 USD = 220 000 LAK
  • From Luang Prabang to Pakbenga 13,2 USD = 110 000 LAK

In Pakbeng go to the pier (should be in the morning at 8 am) to find out what boats go and sit in the proper one. The ticket will be sold in the boat. Departure at 9 am, but can easily hold. Arrive no earlier than 5 - 6 pm the same day.

Transport from Huay Xai on the Mekong (Laos)
Pier in Pakbeng
Transport from Huay Xai on the Mekong (Laos)
Inside the boat
Transport from Huay Xai on the Mekong (Laos)
Salon of a ship
Transport from Huay Xai on the Mekong (Laos)
The boat outside
Transport from Huay Xai on the Mekong (Laos)
Cruise super boat

Transportation in Luang Prabang

The bus station in Luang Prabang BANNALUANG

Location Google: 19.86851, 102.13189 . Prior to this bus station is within walking distance, or hire a tuk-tuk.

Types and basic prices for the direction Luang Prabang - Vientiane:

  • EXPRESS 13,2 USD = 110 000 LAK
  • VIP 15,6 USD = 130 000 LAK
  • SLEEPING BUS 18 USD = 150 000 LAK (toilet, eating in local dining after 5 hours travel and water included in the price). This bus comes to Vientiane near 7 am the next day.

Prices and bus schedule

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Schedule and prices to Vientiane
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Bus fares for various directions
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Domestic and international buses
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Bus prices and directions from Luang Prabang
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Prices of different directions

Local city Buses

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local bus
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inside the local bus

Vip and Express buses

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Express bus inside
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Express bus outside
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VIP bus to Luang Prabang

Sleeper coaches (Sleeping bus)

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SLEEPING BUS
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SLEEPING BUS with 2 rows
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Sleeping bus with three rows

Features of taxi and tuk tuks in Laos

Tuk tuks in Laos is a mix of Thai tuk-tuk and Thai Songteo. There is a roof rack where you can put a lot of utensils, and fit within the 8 people. The cost depends on the distance. up to 5 km. 0,60 USD = 5 000 LAK to 10 km 1,2 USD = 10 000 LAK But they may charge a half - twice as expensive, especially if you do not know the distance of travel.

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Prices for rental bike
Laos, Luang Prabang transport
Tuk Tuk in Laos

Rent a bicycle or bike

  • Prices for bicycles 2,4 USD = 20 000 LAK per day
  • Mountain bike 6 USD = 50 000 LAK
  • Motobike manual transmission 13,2 USD = 110 000 LAK per day, automatic 16,8 USD = 140 000 LAK

Read more:

  • Review of prices in Laos
  • Food and drink prices at cafes and restaurants
  • Food and fruits
  • Hotels in Vientyane and Luang Prabang
  • - Transport in Luang Prabang
  • Transport in Vientyane
  • Attractions and services
  • Prices worldwide