Go to the provincial tourist office and ask them to phone these numbers to organise a Sam Neua driver and comfortable car to take you to Vieng Xai. They can wait for you and bring you back, or just drop you by the c…
Confusingly, the Northern Bus Station (sometimes known as the Provincial Bus Station) is 4km west of town. It services Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Sam Neua, Udomxai and Vinh (Vietnam).
Morning flights on Cessnas run from Sam Neua to Vientiane (899,000K) Tuesday to Saturday, with an afternoon flight on Monday. All too frequently the flights get cancelled just before departure.
About 1km beyond the airport on the Vieng Xai road at the easternmost edge of town. There is a daily bus departing for Vieng Xai and Sam Tai.
The Phoukham Minivan and Bus Station is just off the tourist strip and serves Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Vang Vieng and Nong Khiaw.
On a hilltop 1.2km south of the central monument with buses to Vientiane, Phonsavan, Vieng Thong and Luang Prabang.
Six flights per week run from here to Vientiane with Lao Skyway.
The Southern Bus Station is 4km south of town; services to Savannakhet, Pakse and Paksan.
Purchase daily flights to Vientiane.