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Flights to Laos: How to Get to Vientiane Laos by Flight (Updated 2024)

Laos, a serene and culturally rich country in Southeast Asia, has become an increasingly popular destination for travelers seeking a blend of natural beauty and historical depth.

Vientiane, the capital city, serves as the primary gateway for a Laos tour. This guide provides updated information on how to reach Vientiane by air, focusing on direct international flights from convenient regional hubs.

Direct International Flights to Laos Only Available from Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, China, Korea, Singapore, and Cambodia

The two main international gateways to Laos are through Wattay International Airport in Vientiane and Luang Prabang International Airport. Direct international flights are limited to major regional cities in Asia.

Seoul, Singapore, Shanghai, Hanoi, and Bangkok are a few of the airports with direct flights to Laos. These major transportation hubs are well-connected to destinations around the world, so you are never more than one connection away from your Laos tour.

International Flight Schedules from Bangkok to Vientiane and Luang Prabang, Laos in 2024

Between Thailand and Laos, you can experience a wealth of local culture and beautiful natural scenery. On a 12-day Highlights tour, you can explore Luang Prabang and the Kuang Si Waterfall, Vientiane, and Bangkok. Then, go to Chiang Mai to visit an elephant park and end the tour with two days in Phuket to relax for the best Thailand beach tour

Flights from Bangkok to Vientiane and Luang Prabang

From

To

Dep-Arr

Duration

Schedule

Airline

Bangkok (DMK)

Vientiane

06:25-07:35
12:10-13:20

1h 10m

Daily

Thai AirAsia

Bangkok (BKK)

Vientiane

11:35-12:50

1h 15m

Daily

Lao Airlines

Paris

Bangkok (BKK)

Vientiane

18:25-19:45

1h 15m

Thai Airways International

Bangkok (DMK)

Luang Prabang

12:40-14:05

1h 30m

Daily

Thai AirAsia

Bangkok (BKK)

Luang Prabang

09:55-12:05

2h 10m

Daily

Bangkok Airways

International Flight Schedules from Vietnam to Vientiane and Luang Prabang, Laos in 2024

The two neighboring countries, Vietnam and Laos, combine to offer a tour of nature and culture. On our 7 Days Glimpse of Vietnam and Laos Tour, you’ll start in Hanoi exploring the city’s cultural and historic sites like the Tran Quoc Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

Then, you’ll take a cruise of Halong Bay to see the stunning limestone karsts and emerald waters of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The last stop is Luang Prabang, where you can go on a city tour to explore local life. Then, you can take a boat trip to Pak Ou Caves and Kuang Si Waterfall. 

Flights from Vietnam to Vientiane and Luang Prabang

From

To

Dep-Arr

Duration

Schedule

Airline

Hanoi

Luang Prabang

19:10-20:20

1h 10m

M W F S

Lao Airlines

Hanoi

Luang Prabang

12:50-14:00

1h 10m

M W F

Vietnam Airlines

Hanoi

Vientiane

16:20-17:20

1h

Daily

Lao Airlines

Hanoi

Vientiane

09:30-10:45

1h 15m

Daily

Vietnam Airlines

Ho Chi Minh City

Vientiane

16:10-17:45

1h 45m

S M W F

VietJet Air

International Flight Schedules from Cambodia to Vientiane and Luang Prabang, Laos in 2024

Cambodia and Laos are two exotic destinations often overlooked by travelers. The 11 Days Classic Cambodia and Laos Tour hits all the main sites in and around the major cities. Arriving in Siem Reap, you’ll start with the wonders of Angkor Wat and visit local villages. Phnom Penh is home to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda decorated with 5000 silver tiles.

Next are the highlights of Vientiane, including Buddha Park and the Patuxay Monument. The tour ends on a high note with the charming city of Luang Prabang and surrounding natural attractions. 

Flights from Cambodia to Vientiane and Luang Prabang

From

To

Dep-Arr

Duration

Schedule

Airline

Siem Reap

Luang Prabang

17:05-18:35

1h 30m

M W F

Vietnam Airlines

Phnom Penh

Vientiane

17:45-19:15

2h

Daily

Vietnam Airlines

International Flight Schedules from Malaysia to Vientiane and Luang Prabang, Laos in 2024

Malaysia and Laos are two beautiful destinations that are not too far apart. You can explore the vibrant metropolis of Kuala Lumpur and the soaring Petronas Twin Towers or go island hopping to places like the Perhentian Islands.

Seven days are recommended to see the highlights of Laos. That’s enough time to explore Vietniane, Luang Prabang, and see Vang Vieng Town. The small town is home to limestone karsts and caves, and you can kayak through the area and enjoy swimming at Blue Lagoon.

Flights from Malaysia to Vientiane and Luang Prabang

From

To

Dep-Arr

Duration

Schedule

Airline

Kuala Lumpur

Vientiane

07:10-08:50

2h 40m

Tues Sat

Air Asia

International Flight Schedules from China to Vientiane and Luang Prabang, Laos in 2024

China offers a huge range of places to visit that would take more than a lifetime to explore. From the ultra-modern metropolis of Shanghai to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda and the eternal spring city of Kunming, you can choose from history, culture, and nature. Laos will be a quiet escape from the crowds in China and a chance to see traditional lifestyles that date back centuries. 

Flights from China to Vientiane and Luang Prabang

From

To

Dep-Arr

Duration

Schedule

Airline

Kunming

Luang Prabang

08:35-09:20

1h 45m

Sat

Lucky Air

Guangzhou

Vientiane

16:35-18:10

2h 35m

W F S

China Southern Airlines

Chengdu

Vientiane

22:30-23:40

2h 10m

Sat

Lao Airlines

Shanghai

Vientiane

19:20-22:20

4h

Daily

China Eastern Airlines

International Flight Schedules from Korea to Vientiane, Laos in 2024

The Korean peninsula in the east of Asia is a convenient gateway to the region, particularly for people traveling from North America, and it is a fascinating destination of its own. From Gyeongbokgung Palace to the thriving metropolis of Seoul, South Korea is a tourist paradise.

Non-stop flights to Vientiane are available regularly from Seoul’s Incheon International Airport and Gimhae International Airport in Busan. There are several airlines to choose from, including low-cost airlines like Jeju Air and full-service Lao Airlines.

Flights from Korea to Vientiane

From

To

Dep-Arr

Duration

Schedule

Airline

Seoul

Vientiane

10:10-12:50

4h 40m

Daily

Lao Airlines

Seoul

Vientiane

19:00-10:30

5h 30m

W T S S

Air Busan

Seoul

Vientiane

19:45-23:00

5h 15m

Daily

Jeju Air

Busan

Vientiane

21:25-12:25

5h

W Sat

Air Busan

International Flight Schedules from Singapore to Vientiane, Laos in 2024

Singapore’s Changi Airport is a major transportation hub in Southeast Asia. Nonstop flights fly into Singapore from as far away as New York, Vancouver, London, Frankfurt, and a multitude of cities in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

Scoot Airlines flies from Changi direct to Vientiane three times a week. Whether you’re visiting ultra-modern Singapore or transiting through from your home country, Laos’ pristine nature is only a short flight away.

Flights from Singapore to Vientiane

From

To

Dep-Arr

Duration

Schedule

Airline

Singapore

Vientiane

10:20-12:10

2h 50m

T T S

Scoot

More Insider Tips about Getting to Laos by Flight

1. To get the best prices, book your ticket and tour well in advance, particularly during the peak travel season from November to February.
2. Even when direct flights are available, it can sometimes be less expensive to take a connecting flight through a nearby destination.
3. The airports in Vientiane and Luang Prabang are only a few kilometers outside the city centers. Taxis, tuk-tuks, and hotel shuttles are available. Our tours include airport pickup.
4. Most international travelers are eligible for a Laos visa on arrival. It costs 30-45 USD and is valid for 30 days.
5. Peak season lines at immigration can be long, consider applying for an e-visa to speed up entry. 

Conclusion

Direct connections from so many neighboring countries make getting to Laos convenient. It’s an excellent opportunity to combine visiting Laos with a tour of Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, or another nearby country.

Our Southeast Asian tour packages include many options for going to Laos alone or together with other destinations. Contact us anytime for more details.

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