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"Cheap Flights to Vietiane from Bangkok via Udon Th" Asia Transportation Tip by amcintyre

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Your best and cheapest way to get to Vientiane (the capital) from BKK is via Udon Thani. It is cheaper as it is an internal thai flight - with many aircraft flying there. It's then a simple matter to hire a mini bus or taxi car - for about 10USD to the border at NongKai - and cross teh friendship bridge by foot - over the border and then about 4USD into town.

If you fly direct to Vientiane - or even to the culrually significant Luang Prabang - it is more expensive - due to being an international desitantion with associated taxes and charges.

The Udon Thani way is what a lot of expats use to get up there fast and easy.

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  • Written Dec 8, 2008
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