Three new international bus routes are planned to connect Thailand with Laos.
The first route to commence this year will be the Udon Thani to Vang Vieng route. This route will commence at Udon Thani (Airport) and follow through to Nong Khai, Vientianne and then on to Vang Vieng.
A direct bus for those travelling from Thailand all the way to Vang Vient is great news!
further details so far released about this new service as follows:
There will be one daily departure covering the 288Km in around 7 hours.
The fare will be a reasonable 320 baht.
A comfortable air-conditioned double-decker bus will be used.
Also in the pipeline are new bus serves connecting Thailand to Laos are from Ubon Ratchathani to Pakse in and a further bus service from Nan to Luang Prabang
For information on getting from Chiang Mai to Laso see the following blog posts “Chiang Mai to Luang Namtha Bus” and “Bus options from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang“
Main photo credit – MGR Online