Getting there and away
Buses to Vientiane and Tha Khaek, and songthaews to closer destinations, depart daily from Salavan bus station near the main road. The station is poorly staffed and those we could find were not a fountain of useful information -- these schedules and prices are based on an outdated sign at the terminal enhanced by the educated options of some of our local contacts. Be aware that songthaews leave when full, so this schedule represents a best-case-scenario which seldom exists in reality. Trip durations vary widely depending on the number of stops, but allow about an hour of travel-time for every 40km and you'll probably be close to the mark.
Pakse Departs at: 06:30, 07:30, 10:00, 12:15, 13:30, 19:30. 115km. 20,000 kip
Sekong Departs at: 06:30. 93km. 18,000 kip
Savannahket Departs at: 07:30. 148km. 27,000 kip
Tha Theng Departs at: 08:00, 10:00. 50km. 10,000 kip
Tha Khaek Departs at: 08:00, 14:00. 65,000 kip
Vientiane Departs at: 08:00, 14:00. 785km. 100,000 kip
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