Mumbai,New Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Kochi and Udaipur are the main cities from where flights can be taken to Luang Prabang. There are no direct flights to Luang Prabang. The most popular airlines on this route are Jet airways, Bangkok airways, Qatar airways and Sri Lankan airlines.
Luang Prabang is served by Lao Airlines, Thai Airways International, Bangkok Airways and PB Air, with regular services to Vientiane, Chiang Mai and Bangkok.
Taxis and mini buses can be hired through guesthouses, hotels and tour operators. Tourists are not permitted to rent motorcycles.
There are no trains in Laos.
There are two major bus depots in Luang Prabang, southern and northern bus station. Buses are available to Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Xieng Khouang and Luang Namtha.Tuk-tuks, trishaws (lot-sam-lor) and jumbos (small tuk-tuks) are available all over town and are an easy way to get around.
Boats are easily available from nearby places such as to Houay Xai (16 hours), Pakbeng (8 hours), Thasouang (8 hours), Meuang Khuea (7 hours), Nong Khiaw (7 hours), Thadeu (5 hours) and Paklay (24 hours).