Hanoi to Vientiane flights from £103

Flights starting at £103. Choose between VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines, or Lao Airlines to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to Vientiane

Travelers usually depart from Noi Bai International, Hanoi - Tràng Tiền, Hanoi - My Dinh, Hanoi - Lầu Bát Giác, or Hanoi - BIDV Tower when they travel from Hanoi to Vientiane. Book your trip to arrive at Wattay International, or Vientiane - Southern Bus Station. The distance between Hanoi and Vientiane is 495 km. The most popular airlines for this route are VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines, Lao Airlines, Thai Airways International, and Bamboo Airways. Hanoi and Vientiane have 150 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Hanoi to Vientiane

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
VietJet AirVJCVJYes
Vietnam AirlinesHVNVNYes
Lao AirlinesLAOQVYes
Thai Airways InternationalTHATGNo
Bamboo AirwaysBAVQHYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Laos COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Laos

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  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine required
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Laos – 08/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Vietnam can enter Laos, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Laos
  • Mandatory health insurance
  • Mandatory registration app
  • Mandatory contact-tracing app

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public
  • Mandatory 10-day health monitoring

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Laos in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Hanoi to Vientiane?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Hanoi and Vientiane takes around 1.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Hanoi and Vientiane?
The flight distance between Hanoi and Vientiane is 495 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Hanoi and Vientiane?
Several carriers operate flights between Hanoi and Vientiane. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Vietnam Airlines, Lao Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Hanoi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Bangkok, Denpasar, Nha Trang, Singapore, Tokyo, Phú Quốc, Phuket City, Hue, Seoul, Manila, Chiang Mai, Sydney, Melbourne, Da Lat, Krabi, Kuala Lumpur, Luang Prabang, Osaka.
What are the most popular routes to and from Vientiane?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Vientiane and Bangkok, Singapore, Chiang Mai, Manila, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Taipei, Jakarta, Melbourne, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi, Chiang Rai Province, Sydney, Hong Kong, Surat Thani Province, Denpasar, Krabi, London, Colombo, Bengaluru.
What airports are near Hanoi?
The main airport in Hanoi is Noi Bai International. It is also served by Noi Bai International, Cat Bi International, Thanh Hoa Tho Xuan, Van Don International Airport.
What airports are near Vientiane?
The main airport in Vientiane is Wattay International. It is also served by Wattay International, Udon Thani International, Khon Kaen, Sakon Nakhon, Loei.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Hanoi and Vientiane?
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