More Vans, No Fare Change During Pi Mai Lao | Lao Tribune

More Vans, No Fare Change During Pi Mai Lao

The Northern Bus Station is ready to provide its best service to passengers and commuters who plan to return to their hometowns during the Lao Lunar New Year on April 14-16.

Director of Northern Bus Station, Mrs Chitpasong Luangdetmixay said that all buses serving northern routes have received checkups and each bus driver has been trained in proper technical driving under the Department of Public Works and Transport to ensure good service and that passengers reach their families safely.

This year’s bus fares will remain the same, because a large number of people had complained about the expensive bus fares during the celebration, she promised, (we are) adding an additional 20 vans to the schedule to deal with the increased number of passengers.

The fares for different routes are as follows:

Vientiane-Luang Prabang per person: regular bus �110,000 kip; VIP bus � 130,000 kip, sleeper bus � 150,000 kip, van �150,000 kip.

Vientiane-Oudomxay: regular bus � 170,000 kip; VIP bus � 190,000 kip; sleeper bus � 190,000 kip.

Vientiane-Xayabury: regular bus � 170,000 kip; VIP bus �130,000 kip; van � 150,000 kip.

Vientiane-Xiengkhuang: regular bus � 110,000 kip; VIP bus � 130,000kip; sleeper bus � 150,000 kip; van � 120,000 kip.

Vientiane-Houaphanh: regular bus � 190,000 kip; sleeper bus � 210,000 kip.

Vientiane-Luang Namtha: regular bus � 200,000 kip.

Vientiane-Bokeo: regular bus � 230,000 kip; sleeper bus � 250,000 kip.

Vientiane-Phongsaly: regular bus � 210,000 kip; sleeper bus � 230,000 kip.

Source: Lao News Agency