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This is a cross border service for a FIRST CLASS SEAT on 2 TRAINS + MINIVAN from Bangkok to Vientiane. Return journeys are available.
It includes a First Class train from Bangkok to Nong Khai, a First Class train from Nongkhai to Thanaleng station, and from there a minivan transfer to the center of Vientiane.
1st Train (Thai Railways) : Bangkok ➤ Nong Khai (approx. 10 hours); exit train and go through Thai immigration to exit Thailand. Show your PRINTED VOUCHER at the ticket counter in Nong Khai to receive the tickets and sticker for the rest of your journey. Put the sticker on your chest where staff can see it.
2nd Train : Nong Khai ➤ Thanaleng Train Station, Vientiane (approx. 20 minutes); exit train and go through Laos immigration to enter Laos. Connecting train will wait for passengers. Departure time is approx. 15 minutes after 1st train arrives from Bangkok.
Minivan (Naga Travel) : Thanaleng Train Station ➤ Vientiane (approx. 30 minutes)
USEFUL INFO & AMENITIES
Important : Please make sure you have all your necessary visa approvals before traveling. Overstayed travelers cannot travel with this service. It is usually possible to issue the visa at the border, however please check with the local embassy to verify that.
Border : The border crossing is Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.
No stations on the way : it's not possible to board the train on the way, only at the departure station
Toilets on the train
Seats : comfortable and spacious First class seats
Duration : approx. 13 hours
PICK UP / DROP OFF POINTS
Bangkok : Bangkok Hua Lamphong Railway Station, Khwaeng Rong Muang, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Vientiane : Haysoke Guest House, 83/1-2 Heangboun Rd, Vientiane, Laos
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Naga Travel has been operating with great success for 20 years. The company operates in Thailand and neighboring countries such as Laos and Vietnam.
NOTE : availability for this service is not updated online. If you book less than 24 hours before the departure time, we may not be able to confirm your reservation. In such a case, a refund will be issued.