Northern Bus Station in Vientiane

 

The Northern Bus Station in Vientiane, Laos is located on Sithong Road about 30 minutes from the town. It is the center for all buses traveling to the north as well as the neighbouring countries of Thailand, China, and Vietnam. One has several options on getting to the bus terminal. One can take a Song Thaew from the station behind the University of Health Sciences next to the Central Bus Station on Khouvieng Road for 5,000-10,000 kip, or one can take a Tuk-Tuk for around 70,000 kip or a Taxi for around 90,000 kip from the main tourist areas. Generally, when a VIP tourist bus is purchased from the town, the price of the ticket includes a free transfer to the Northern Bus Station.

Here are the prices for Domestic Routes from the Northern Bus Terminal to the north of Laos:

Destination

Departure Hour

Approximate Price

Luang Prabang Local

8:00/9:00/20:00

130,000 kip

Oudomxay Local

16:00

170,000 kip

Oudomxay Local

8:30/17:00

180,000 kip

Phongsaly Local

7:00/9:30/12:00

170,000 kip

Xam Neua VIP

6:30/7:30/9:30/16:00/18:40

110,000 kip

XiengKhuang Phonsavanh VIP

11:00

150,000 kip

Xaysomboun Local

9:00/16:00

110,000 kip

Sayabouly VIP

8:00

90,000 kip

Kene Thao Sayabouly Pro. Local

6:30/7:30

70,000 kip

Bokeo Houay Xay Local

17: 30

230,000 kip

 

*note: Prices may fluctuate due to governmental price changes.


 


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