Transportation

To Laos

Travel to Laos:

Tam's Cafe provides booking service for travelers who wish to travel to Laos from Dong Ha city. The destinations and prices are reflected below:

  • Dong Ha - Savannakhet: 420,000 dong or $20. Bus usually departs at 9:30AM daily. The duration of the trip is about 7 hours. This is an air-con seat bus. 
  • Dong Ha - Pakse: 650,000 dong or $30. Bus usually departs at 9:30AM and 11:30AM daily. The duration of the trip is about 10 hours. This is an air-con sleeping bus.
  • Dong Ha - Thakhet: 600,000 dong or $30. Bus usually departs at 11:30AM daily. The duration of the trip is about 10 hours. This is an air-con sleeping bus.
  • Dong Ha - Vientianne: 750,000 dong or $40. Bus usually departs at 11:30AM daily. The duration of the trip is about 15 hours. This is an air-con sleeping bus.

The departure time is subjected to change according to the bus schedule but the times provided are the most common. The price include pick-up from bus station/hotel to Lao bus stop, ticket for Lao bus, and service fee.

 

Notice:

  • The bus will stop at the border from 30 minutes to 1 hour for visa process.
  • Visa to Laos must be paid in Laotian Kip or US Dollars.
  • There is an ATM at Lao Customs Office for money withdrawal (in Kip). 
  • Travelers should keep an eye on their bus so that they will not get on another bus or miss their bus.

>> Travel to Dong Ha

 

 To Dong Ha

By Train:

By bus

By private car

>> From Hue

 

Type: Soft seat

Cost: Appx.60,000 VND

Depart time: 14:43 - 13:21 - 2:07 - 10:38 - 19:42

 

Cost: Appx. 70,000VND

Depart time: every hour between 6:00 and 17:00 daily

 

4-seat car: 820,000 VND

7-seat car: 9,000,000 VND

 

>> From Da Nang

 

Type: Soft seat

Cost: Appx. 120,000 VND

Depart time: 6:46 - 4:54 - 17:43 - 23:53 - 8:30

 

Cost: Appx. 130,000VND

Depart time: Every hour between 7:00 and 15:00 daily

 

4-seat car: 1,750,000 VND

7-seat car: 2,000,000 VND

 

>> From Dong Hoi

 

Type: soft seat

Cost: Appx. 100,000VND – soft seat

Depart time: 4:31 – 2:34 – 15:43 – 21:36 – 6:27

Cost: Appx. 100,000VND

Depart time: every 2 hours between 8:00 and 15:00 daily

4-seat car: 940,000 VND

7-seat car: 1,000,000 VND

 

>> From Ha Noi

 

Type: soft sleeper

Cost: Appx 650,000 VND

Depart time: 19:00 - 15:45 - 6:15 - 10:05 - 19:30

 

 

 

>> Travel from Dong Ha

 

From Dong Ha

By Train:

By bus

By private car

>> To Hue

 

Type: Soft seat

Cost: Appx. 60,000 VND

Depart time: 6:46 - 4:54 - 17:43 - 23:53 - 8:30

Cost: Appx. 70,000VND

Depart time: every hour between 6:00 and 17:00 daily

4-seat car: 1,000,000 VND

7-seat car: 1,200,000 VND

>> To Da Nang

 

Type: Soft seat

Cost: Appx. 150,000 VND

Depart time: 11:51 - 10:18 - 23:12 - 6:38 - 16:50

Cost: Appx. 130,000VND

Depart time: Every hour between 7:00 and 15:00 daily

 

4-seat car: 1,500,000 VND

7-seat car: 2,000,000 VND

>> To Dong Hoi

 

Type: soft seat

Cost: Appx. 100,000VND

Depart time at: 16:00 - 14:40 - 3:30 - 12:10 - 21:10

Cost: Appx. 100,000VND

Depart time: every 2 hours between 8:00 and 15:00 daily

 

4-seat car: 1,300,000 VND

7-seat car: 1,700,000 VND 

>> To Ha Noi

 

Type: soft sleeper

Cost: Appx 650,000 VND

Depart time: 16:00 - 14:40 - 3:30 - 12:10 - 21:10

Type: Long air-con bus

Cost: Appx. 300,000VND

Depart time: 5:30 or 6:00PM daily

 

 

>> To Lao Bao

 

Type: Minibus

Cost: Appx. 70,000VND

Depart time: every hour between 6:00 and 17:00 daily

4-seat car: 9,000,000 VND

7-seat car: 1,100,000 VND

 

>> Notice:

- The price and time of the trains may be subjected to change from the Train Company.

- The price of minibus is for reference. If tourist deals directly with the minibus, they should be aware of being overcharged.

- If you book ticket through Tam's Cafe, you will pay an extra of 30,000 VND (1.4 USD) for our service.