Bus Station in Vientiane

Talat Sao Bus Station

City buses leave from Talat Sao Bus Station, currently undergoing a massive renovation. Local buses run to destinations within Vientiane Province. The Thai–Lao International Bus also uses this station for its trips …
Car Rental in Vientiane


Rents out quality cars from small sedans (US$40-50) to sturdy 4WDs (US$55-80) per day. A driver will cost US$20 per day in the city and US$42 for trips further afield. You can leave the car at your destination for a…
Airport in Vientiane

Wattay International Airport

Departures from Vientiane's Wattay International Airport are very straightforward. The domestic terminal is in the older, white building east of the more impressive international terminal, currently in the midst of …
Motorcycle Hire in Vientiane


Offers the most professionally maintained dirt bikes in Laos, including Honda CRF250s (US$38 per day), Honda XR400s (US$50) and KTM XCW450s (US$95). Owner Don Duvall is a GPS mapping expert who's explored every inch…
Bus in Vientiane


Buses to Vietnam from the Southern Bus Station depart daily at 6:30pm for Hanoi (220,000K, 24 hours) via Vinh (180,000K, 16 hours), and for Danang (230,000K, 22 hours) via Hue (200,000K, 19 hours). For Ho Chi Minh C…
Airline in Vientiane

Lao Airlines

Domestic flights to Savannakhet, Pakse, Luang Prabang, Phonsavan (Xieng Khuang) and Luang Namtha; plus international flights to Siem Reap, Seoul, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Kunming and Guangzhou.
Motorcycle Hire in Vientiane

Fuark Motorcycle Hire

A leading locally owned and operated motorbike-hire place that offers a range of well-maintained dirt bikes (from US$30 per day), with drop-offs at key cities around the country. Delivers the bikes to you.
Car Rental in Vientiane


One of only two car-rental companies with a presence in airport arrivals (the other is Avis-Budget). Toyota sedans run from US$66 per day with unlimited mileage.
Bus Station in Vientiane

Northern Bus Station

The Northern Bus Station is about 2km northwest of the airport and serves all points north, including China and some buses to Vietnam. Destinations and the latest ticket prices are listed in English.
Bicycle Hire in Vientiane

Lao Bike

Lao Bike rents imported mountain bikes for 40,000K per day. They also stock lots of parts, so it's a good pit stop for cycling tourists who need to do some maintenance after the mountain roads.