Distance from Singapore to Laos

Name Singapore Laos
Country flag Flag of Singapore Flag of Laos
Country ISO code SG / SGP LA / LAO
Continent Asia Asia
Continent code AS AS
Capital Singapore Vientiane
Total cities 83 336
Cost of living Cost of living in Singapore Cost of living in Laos
DD coordinates 1.314663 / 103.845409 18.206296 / 103.889022
DMS coordinates 1°18'52.79" N / 103°50'43.47" E 18°12'22.67" N / 103°53'20.48" E
UTM coordinates 48N 371547.81191785 145339.72630317 48Q 382520.50943651 2013365.4666892
Time zone Asia/Singapore Asia/Vientiane
Airports Airports in Singapore: 8 Airports in Laos: 16
Straight distance from Singapore to Laos is 1878 kilometers (1167 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Singapore from Laos, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 1.314663 / 103.845409 (SG) and 18.206296 / 103.889022 (LA).


When trying to get from Singapore to Laos, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 1878 km / 1167 mil. Surely, both SG and LA are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of 1.314663 / 103.845409 and the arrival coordinates of 18.206296 / 103.889022.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Singapore to Laos is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 2 hours, 14 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from Singapore to Laos? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Singapore (SG)
Arrives in Laos (LA)
Singapore to Laos distance 1878 km / 1167 mil
Avg car duration 20 hours, 52 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 31 hours, 18 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 18 hours, 46 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 2 hours, 5 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between SG and LA is 1878 kilometers = 1167 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from SG to LA is 1878 kilometers = 1167 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to LA takes approximately 2 hours, 5 minutes.
It will take you about 31 hours, 18 minutes to drive from Singapore (SG) to Laos (LA), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Singapore from Laos.