The nearest town to get to Paksong is to get to Pakse. The best way to reach Pakse is by bus. Regular buses and minivans are available from cities like Luang Prabang, Vientiane and Vang Vieng, which takes between 8 to 10 hours. There are 4 bus stations in Pakse, which connects the town with other smaller cities too. The bus ticket varies between 20 to 30 USD per person depending on the city of departure. You can also get there by renting a taxi for about 200 USD. There are flights to Pakse from Vientiane, Bangkok, Siem Reap and Luan Prabang.
From Pakse, you can reach Paksong by renting a tuk-tuk for a day for about 50 USD per person for a roundtrip, which will cost less if shared. You can also rent a taxi for about 100 USD for a round trip. Alternatively, you can book a Waterfalls tour in Pakse via your hotels and guesthouses, which will cost about 70 USD per person, including transport and snacks, but excluding the entry fees.
Local transport in Paksong
The best way to explore Paksong is by renting a motorbike. You can also get around the town by hiring a Tuk-Tuk or renting a bicycle daily. Cabs are available too if you want to commute to the waterfalls more comfortably.