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Distance from Lao Cai to Son La

Distance between Lao Cai and Son La is 129 kilometers (80 miles).
Driving distance from Lao Cai to Son La is 279 kilometers (173 miles).

air 129 km
air 80 miles
car 279 km
car 173 miles

Distance Map Between Lao Cai and Son La

Lao Cai, VietnamSon La, Vietnam = 80 miles = 129 km.

How far is it between Lào Cai and Sơn La

Lao Cai is located in Vietnam with (22.4856,103.9707) coordinates and Son La is located in Vietnam with (21.3256,103.9188) coordinates. The calculated flying distance from Lao Cai to Son La is equal to 80 miles which is equal to 129 km.

If you want to go by car, the driving distance between Lao Cai and Son La is 279.04 km. If you ride your car with an average speed of 112 kilometers/hour (70 miles/h), travel time will be 02 hours 29 minutes. Please check the avg. speed travel time table on the right for various options.
Difference between fly and go by a car is 150 km.

City/PlaceLatitude and LongitudeGPS Coordinates
Lao Cai 22.4856, 103.9707 22° 29´ 8.0160'' N
103° 58´ 14.3760'' E
Son La 21.3256, 103.9188 21° 19´ 32.1600'' N
103° 55´ 7.7520'' E

Estimated Travel Time Between Lào Cai and Sơn La

Average SpeedTravel Time
30 mph (48 km/h) 05 hours 48 minutes
40 mph (64 km/h) 04 hours 21 minutes
50 mph (80 km/h) 03 hours 29 minutes
60 mph (97 km/h) 02 hours 52 minutes
70 mph (112 km/h) 02 hours 29 minutes
75 mph (120 km/h) 02 hours 19 minutes
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