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Luang Prabang Airport

General information

Luang Prabang is one of the most popular destinations in the beautiful country of Laos and being added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1995 has certainly played an important role in that popularity. Nowadays over 55,000 people live in Luang Prabang, the airport is located close to the city.


Where is Luang Prabang Airport situated?

The second largest airport in Laos is located north-east of the city of Luang Prabang, not far from the old city centre.

How many terminals does Luang Prabang Airport have?

Luang Prabang Airport has a modern terminal for international and domestic flights. The terminal was opened in 2013.

Airport Map



The distance from Luang Prabang Airport to the centre of Luang Prabang is 7 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Luang Prabang.

From LPQ Airport to Luang Prabang City centre by Car
7 km
15 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Luang Prabang Airport by public transport. Visit the Luang Prabang Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Luang Prabang Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Luang Prabang is about LAK 50000.-. Book your taxi at Luang Prabang Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From LPQ Airport to Luang Prabang City centre by Taxi
7 km
15 min
LAK 50000.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Luang Prabang Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Luang Prabang Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Luang Prabang Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Luang Prabang Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Luang Prabang Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Luang Prabang Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Luang Prabang Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Lao Airlines
  • Lao Skyway
  • Bangkok Airways
  • AirAsia
  • Vietnam Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Luang Prabang Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Luang Prabang Villa Sirikili Hotel, Luang Prabang

Situated in Luang Prabang and with Wat Xieng Thong reachable within 300 metres, Luang Prabang Villa Sirikili Hotel offers express check-in and check-out, allergy-free rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a terrace.


Mekong Riverview Hotel, Luang Prabang

Located at the tip of the peninsula in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang, Mekong Riverview Hotel is a beautiful boutique hotel with views of the great Mekong River and Nam Khan River.


Sa Sa Lao, Luang Prabang

Situated in Luang Prabang, 1.3 km from Mount Phousy, Sa Sa Lao offers a garden and rooms with free WiFi access. Built in 2015, the property is within just 1.4 km of Night Market and 1.5 km of Wat Xieng Thong.

Hotels in Luang Prabang

Looking for the best hotels in Luang Prabang? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Avani+ Luang Prabang Hotel, Luang Prabang

Set in the centre of AVANI Luang Prabang, AVANI Luang Prabang boasts a central garden and a 25-metre long swimming pool. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.


Villa Oasis, Luang Prabang

Just a 5-minute walk from Luang Prabang's city centre and night market, Villa Oasis offers rooms with free WiFi, built around a pond and gardens. It also features a library and a 24-hour front desk.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Luang Prabang Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Luang Prabang: Bamboo Weaving Workshop & Cooking Class

Enjoy a half-day interactive traditional cooking class and bamboo weaving workshop. Learn about the importance of the bamboo plant in Lao culture.


Luang Prabang: Pak Ou Caves and Kuang Si Waterfalls Cruise

Embark on a shared or private cruise to Pak Ou Caves with a stop to taste rice whiskey and explore a cave. After lunch in an elephant camp, travel by car to Kuang Si Falls.

Tour & transport

Luang Prabang: Kuang Si Bike Ride & Long-Tail Boat Cruise

Enjoy a guided tour including a great bike ride outside of Luang Prabang on paved road to Kuang Si Waterfall. Have the chance to swim, visit an Asiatic Bear Sanctuary and explore the jungle. Return to the city by a long-tail boat along the Mekong River.


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