# How far is Luang Prabang from Vientiane?

The distance between Vientiane (Wattay International Airport) and Luang Prabang (Luang Prabang International Airport) is 134 miles / 216 kilometers / 116 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Vientiane (VTE) to Luang Prabang (LPQ) is 189 miles / 304 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 21 minutes.

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## Distance from Vientiane to Luang Prabang

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Vientiane to Luang Prabang. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 133.912 miles
• 215.510 kilometers
• 116.366 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 134.490 miles
• 216.441 kilometers
• 116.869 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Vientiane to Luang Prabang?

The estimated flight time from Wattay International Airport to Luang Prabang International Airport is 45 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Vientiane and Luang Prabang?

There is no time difference between Vientiane and Luang Prabang.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wattay International Airport (VTE) and Luang Prabang International Airport (LPQ)

On average, flying from Vientiane to Luang Prabang generates about 45 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 45 kilograms equals 99 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Vientiane to Luang Prabang

See the map of the shortest flight path between Wattay International Airport (VTE) and Luang Prabang International Airport (LPQ).

## Airport information

Origin Wattay International Airport
City: Vientiane
Country: Laos
IATA Code: VTE
ICAO Code: VLVT
Coordinates: 17°59′17″N, 102°33′46″E
Destination Luang Prabang International Airport
City: Luang Prabang
Country: Laos
IATA Code: LPQ
ICAO Code: VLLB
Coordinates: 19°53′50″N, 102°9′39″E