Udon Thani Airport to Nong Khai (Laos Border)

The easiest way to travel from Udon Thani International Airport to Nong Khai is to take a direct minivan service which departs from in front of the terminal building. The alternative is to travel 7 km by taxi into Udon Thani city centre and to take a bus or train from there which will add at least 30 minutes to the journey, maybe more depending upon how long you need to wait for the next departure.

Bus times from Udon Thani Airport to Nong Khai


There are currently 4 minivan services a day direct from Udon Thani International Airport to Nong Khai available to book online.

Udon Thani AirportNong KhaiTicketCompany
07:3008:30฿ 250Udon Kaew Tour
09:3010:30฿ 250Udon Kaew Tour
12:3013:30฿ 250Udon Kaew Tour
15:3016:30฿ 250Udon Kaew Tour
  • The journey my minivan from Udon Thani International Airport to Nong Khai is scheduled to take 1 hour.
  • There are 3 destinations available on this service: the immigration office at Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, minivan stop in Nong Khai town centre and Nong Khai Bus Terminal.

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Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge in Nong Khai
Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge in Nong Khai

About travel to Nong Khai


The meeting point for minivan services to Nong Khai is the Limousine desk near Exit 3 on the ground floor of the Terminal Building at Udon Thai International Airport. Passengers on this service are requested to check in at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Passengers on this service are permitted 1 large bag per person and 1 small bag which they can keep with them during the journey.

Location of Udon Thani International Airport:

Google Map of Udon Thani International Airport

The journey itself is quick. The distance travelled is just over 60 km along good quality roads. Udon Thani International Airport is located near to the ring road around the city which connects with a two high lane highway which ends at the Thai-Lao border. Passengers on this service have a choice of two final destinations, one of which is in Nong Khai city centre.

Location of the Nong Khai town minivan stop:

Google Map of the Nong Khai town minivan stop

The Nong Khai city centre stop is on the Mittraphap Road, 1.6 km walking distance from the popular Rim Khong Alley. For travel to Laos you need to alight at the other stop for this service which is right outside the Thai Immigration Office at the southern end of Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.

Location of the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge bus stop:

Google Map of the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge bus stop

For travel across to Laos, once you have had your passport stamped out of Thailand there is a bus which costs 20 THB and takes you over the bridge to the Laos Immigration post.

Next read about Travel from Nong Khai to Vang Vieng

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