Travel from Vientiane to Nong Khai

You can book transfer services from Vientiane to Nong Khai by bus or minivan online. These services take passengers to a bus station in Nong Khai town centre.

Bus Times from Vientiane to Nong Khai

There are currently 8 direct bus services a day from Vientiane to Nong Khai available to book online.

VientianeNong KhaiCostCompany
06:3008:30$7 USDSoutchai Travel
06:4509:00$4 USDFamily Service
09:0011:00$7 USDSoutchai Travel
09:1511:30$4 USDFamily Service
14:3016:30$7 USDSoutchai Travel
14:4517:00$4 USDFamily Service
17:0019:00$7 USDSoutchai Travel
17:1519:30$4 USDFamily Service
  • The pick up time varies depending upon which hotel you are picked up from.

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Vientiane Bus Stop

Soutchai Travel services from Vientiane to Nong Khai commence with a pick up from any hotel in Vientiane city centre.

Google Map of Vientiane

Nong Khai Bus Stop

Soutchai Travel services from Vientiane to Nong Khai terminate at Nong Khai Bus Station.

Google Map of Nong Khai Bus Station

Travel from Nong Khai

From Nong Khai there are several options for onward travel in Thailand by public transport.

Travel by Train to Bangkok

There are three trains a day from Nong Khai Railway Station to Bangkok calling at major train stations in Udon Thani, Khon Kaen and Ayutthaya on route. The fastest train to Bangkok is the 07:45 departure (Train #76) which is scheduled to complete the journey in 10 hours 10 minutes. Most travellers, however, choose to take Train #26 departing at 19:40 which is the only sleeper train from Nong Khai to Bangkok.

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Sleeper berths on Thai trains, particularly Train #26 from Nong Khai to Bangkok, need to be booked in advance because they often sell before the day of travel. Click on the links underlined in red to book train tickets from Nong Khai to Bangkok or from Nong Khai to Ayutthaya.

Nong Khai Railway Station in Thailand
Nong Khai Railway Station in Thailand
Other Public Transport Options from Nong Khai

The two other public transport options from Nong Khai are:

  • Flights: Nong Khai doesn’t have a commercial airport, but nearby Udon Thani does.  From Udon Thani International Airport you can fly direct to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Ubon Ratchathani, Pattaya, Phuket and Hat Yai with a variety of low cost airlines.
  • Bus: Long distance bus services depart from a bus station in Nong Khai town centre with direct services to destinations such as Chiang Mai and Bangkok, and to towns throughout the North East Region such as Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon and Bueng Kan.

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