How to get from PHNOM PENH to SIEM REAP?

How to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

Siem Reap and statues in the Angkor Wat Temple Complex. How to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap?


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    • Siem Reap is the most attractive and visited place in Cambodia. You will find there the most visited historical monument in Southeast Asia – Angkor Wat Temple Complex, right in the Siem Reap City. This tourist place is also an important transport hub in Cambodia, from there you can take a bus or flight to Thailand or Laos. It is very easy to go from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by bus or you can use a direct flight between these cities. Cambodia has lots of good and trusted bus companies, modern, comfortable and clean buses are almost everywhere. And the prices of bus tickets to Siem Reap are low overall. From Siem Reap you can travel by bus or plane to Thailand – Bangkok.
    • Book your bus or flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap online on Baolau or 12go.asia

From Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by bus, minivan, car, plane or boat.

    • Travel distance from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap is about 320 km by land. There are various ways how to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. The best and fastest way how to travel to Siem Reap from Phnom Penh is to take a direct flight. Direct flights to Siem Reap are sometimes very cheap and prices start already at $35/pp (low-cost flight). Another way how to reach Siem Reap is to travel by bus, van/minivan, private taxi or boat. The most cheapest way is to travel by bus or van, one-way bus ticket from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap costs about $9-17/pp. Travel by bus/van from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes about 5.5-7 hours (depends on the type of bus and bus company). There is no train from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, but in the near future there should be build. You can book bus tickets, private minivan, car, taxi or direct flights from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap online.


How do I get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap?


1. BUS from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

    • there are lots of various buses and also minivans to Siem Reap
    • travel distance from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by bus is about 320 km
    • the cheapest option of transport between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap
    • travel by bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap can take up to 5.5-7 hours (minivans are faster)
    • bus/minivan ticket from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap costs about $8-17/pp
    • bus companies to Siem Reap: Giant Ibis, PSD Express, Mekong Express, Bayon VIP, Cambodia Post VIP…
    • bus of Giant Ibis, PSD EXpress – come to the bus at least 30 minutes before departure (print your e-ticket)
    • bus of Mekong Express – come to the bus at least 60 minutes before departure (print your e-ticket)
    • bus of Thero Express – bring your voucher to the office address stated 30 minutes before departure time to exchange for ticket and board bus. You may either print or show the voucher on your smartphone/tablet.
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap on Baolau or 12go.asia
    • read carefully the information before and after you book and buy bus tickets to Siem Reap
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The modern and comfortable bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap of Giant Ibis company. (photo: 12go.asia)


2. MINIBUS/VAN from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

    • there are also some minibuses, minivans from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
    • travel by minibus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes about 5,5-6 hours
    • ticket for minibus/van from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap costs about $9-14/pp
    • companies – Thero Express, Seila Angkor Express, Virak Buntham Express, Golden Bayon, Cambodia Post
    • travel by van/minivan is a good way of transport if you travel in a group of people
    • bus of Thero Express – bring your voucher to the office address stated 30 minutes before departure time to exchange for ticket and board bus. You may either print or show the voucher on your smartphone/tablet.
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap on Baolau or 12go.asia
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Minibus of Thero Express from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (photo: 12go.asia)


3. FLIGHTS from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap icon-plane

    • direct flights between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap
    • airlines to Siem Reap: Cambodia Angkor Air, Lanmei Airlines, Air Class Lineas Aereas, Bassaka Air, Bayon Airlines
    • one-way low-cost direct flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap costs about $35-100
    • flight time from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap is approximately 1 hour
    • airport in Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport
    • airport in Siem Reap – Siem Reap Airport (5 km from Angkor Wat)
    • the plane is the fastest and comfortable way how to get to from Phnom Penh Siem Reap
    • Book and buy flights from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap online on Baolau or 12go.asia
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Angkor Air airlines, Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (photo: Baolau)


4. BOAT/FERRY from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

    • another possibility how to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
    • ferries and boats sail over the Tonle Sap lake (250 km, 6-8 hours)
    • the price of one-way ticket boat ticket to Siem Reap is about $20-40
    • tickets can be purchased through hotels and travel agencies
    • travel is best during the wet season (June-November)
    • the end of the trip is marked by a hill, Phnom Krom, near the ferry dock at Chong Khneas 12 km south of Siem Reap


5. TRAIN from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap?

    • in the near future it will be possible travel by train from Phnom to Siem Reap (more infos)
    • an agreement to build a national rail system has been reached by the Royal Group and two major Chinese companies
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From Phnom Penh to Siem Reap it is about 320 km by bus/van or car.


Baolau – search, book, buy tickets + flights

– sells the train, bus, ferry tickets, flights mainly for Vietnam (also a tickets for Laos, Cambodia, Thailand)
– bus tickets of various companies in Vietnam, Cambodia… (Futabus, Mai Linh, Hoang Long, TheSinhTourist, InterBus Lines…)
– flights of Vietnamese airlines, VietJet Air, JetStar, Air Asia as well as flights to neighbouring countries
– ferry tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia, eg. ferry to Cat Ba, ferry to Phu Quoc, ferry to Phnom Penh, ferry to Nam Du
– tickets for Malaysia (eg. Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands, Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, Penang to Langkawi…)
– you can use your online train e-ticket in mobile phone in Vietnam (I recommend to print a ticket)
– you can select a seat or berth in the train in Vietnam
– the price of tickets or flights is from the official price of transport company or airlines
– read other information before you buy a ticket, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

12go.asia – search, book, buy tickets + flights

– sells the train, bus, ferry tickets, flights mainly to Thailand (also tickets for Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Malaysia)
– bus tickets of various well-known companies in Southeast Asia (Futabus, Mai Linh, Hoang Long, TheSinhTourist, Sapa Express…)
– boat/ferry tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Vung Tau, Koh Phangan, Koh Rong, Koh Lanta, Koh Phi Phi
– tickets for the main routes in Thailand, eg: Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Bangkok to Surat Thani, Bangkok to Phuket
– from 2018 you can book train tickets for China online (Beijing to Shanghai, Shanghai to Suzhou, Shanghai to Hangzhou..)
– you can use your online train ticket in Vietnam in your smartphone (not in Thailand)
– if you buy a train ticket in Baolau or 12go for tourist trains in Vietnam to Lao Cai (Orient Express, Sapaly…), you must pick it up at the station
– if you buy train tickets for Thailand on 12go.asia, you have to pick them in the office: Bangkok (DOB building) or Chiang Mai (Bossotel)
– 12go can deliver these train tickets in Thailand, more information about train travel and trains in Thailand
– information about 12go.asia and Baolau read in article about transportation in Vietnam



icon-info-circle Travel route from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap – Info+Faqsicon-angle-double-down

How to book tickets + flights from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap?

    • You can book tickets from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap on Baolau or 12go.asia.
    • You can book another route, e.g. Phnom Penh > Battambang, Battambang > Siem Reap

How long does it take from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap?

    • Travel by bus/minivan from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes about 6-7 hours.
    • Travel by plane (direct flight) from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes about 1 hour.
    • Travel by private taxi from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes about 4-6 hour.
    • Travel by ferry/boat from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes about 8-9 hour.

How much does it cost to travel from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap?

    • Travel by bus/minivan from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap costs about $8-17/pp.
    • Travel by plane (direct flight) from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap costs about $35-110/pp.
    • Travel by private taxi from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap costs about $65-150/pp.
    • Travel by ferry/boat from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap costs about $20-40/pp.

What is the travel distance from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap?

    • Travel distance from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap is about 320 km by bus/minivan and about 250 km by plane.

Is it possible to travel from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by train?

    • No, it is not possible to travel by train from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. There is no train connection between these cities. But there are plans to build a railway in the near future.

How to get and travel from Siem Reap to Bangkok?

    • You can travel by combination of bus, minivan, train and plane from Siem Reap to Bangkok. You can book and buy tickets or flights on Baolau and 12go.asia. The best and comfortable way of transport to Bangkok is to travel by plane. Read this article: How to get from Siem Reap to Bangkok?

What is the best way of transport from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap?

    • The best way of transport from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap is to travel by plane. The most cheapest way of transport from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap is to travel by bus or minivan.

We would like to travel by bus from Phnom Penh to Saigon, it is possible?

    • Yes, it is possible to travel by bus or minivan from Phnom Penh to Saigon. Travel by bus from Phnom Penh to Saigon takes about 6-7 hours. Read this article: Phnom Penh to Saigon – Bus Schedule.

From which bus stations buses from Phnom Penh depart?

    • There are various private bus companies on the route from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, so these buses depart from various bus stations in Phnom Penh. You have to check Baolau and 12go.asia.

How far is Angkor Wat Temple Complex from the airport?

    • Angkor Wat Temple Complex is about 5 km from Siem Reap International Airport.

How to travel back from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh?

    • The same way how you traveled from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. So, you can use various bus connections or direct flights every day. You can also travel by bus over Battambang (if you want to visit Battambang).

How do you get from Siem Reap to Laos?

    • There is one popular bus route – from Siem Reap to Don Det (about 350 km). Don Det is in southern Laos on the border with Cambodia and you can travel by van/bus from Siem Reap to Don Det. You can also travel by plane from Siem Reap to Pakse (direct flights are limited), search and book tickets and flights on Baolau.


Bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap – Bus Schedule/Timetable + Ticketsicon-angle-double-down

Bus Schedule - Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

Departs in Phnom Penh

Arrival in Siem Reap

Cambodia Post (Van)

07:00

13:00

Cambodia Post (Van)

08:00

14:00

Cambodia Post (Van)

09:30

15:30

Cambodia Post (Van)

14:00

20:00

Bayon VIP (Van)

07:00

13:00

Bayon VIP (Van)

08:00

14:00

Bayon VIP (Van)

09:00

15:00

Bayon VIP (Van)

14:00

20:00

Bayon VIP (Van)

15:30

21:30

Virak Buntham Express

00:05

06:05

Virak Buntham Express

06:00

11:30

Virak Buntham Express

07:00

12:30

Virak Buntham Express

08:00

13:30

Virak Buntham Express

09:00

14:30

Virak Buntham Express

10:00

15:30

Virak Buntham Express

11:00

16:30

Virak Buntham Express

12:00

17:30

Virak Buntham Express

13:00

18:30

Virak Buntham Express

14:00

19:30

Virak Buntham Express

15:00

20:15

Virak Buntham Express

16:00

21:30

Virak Buntham Express

17:00

22:30

Virak Buntham Express

18:30

00:30

Virak Buntham Express

20:00

02:00

Virak Buntham Express

21:00

03:00

Virak Buntham Express

21:15

03:15

Virak Buntham Express

21:30

03:30

Virak Buntham Express

23:00

05:00

Virak Buntham Express

23:30

05:30

Giant Ibis

08:45

14:45

Giant Ibis

09:45

15:45

Giant Ibis

12:30

18:30

Giant Ibis

23:00

06:00

Giant Ibis

23:30

06:30

Thero Express (Van)

09:00

14:30

Thero Express (Van)

14:30

20:00

Mekong Express (Van)

07:30

13:30

Mekong Express (Van)

08:30

14:30

Mekong Express (Van)

14:00

20:00

Mekong Express (Van)

15:00

21:00

Mekong Express (Van)

23:30

05:30

BOOK TICKET TO SIEM REAP

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Angkor Wat Temple Complex in Siem Reap is a top visited site.


Siem Reap is world famous for the Angkor Wat Temple Complex, written in UNESCO World Heritage Site. But you can visit also another interesting places in Siem Reap. You can buy eg. a boat trip on the huge Tonle Sap lake, the largest lake in Cambodia and see the floating villages of the local people. Siem Reap is also the best place for stop if you travel to Thailand – over the Poi Pet border crossing, but also travel to Laos – over the Stung Treng border crossing. In the near future, there is also a plan to open a new railway route from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.

After the rediscovery of Angkor by the French at the end of the 19th century, is gaining in importance. Historically, the first “tourists” came there in 1901. In 1929, the first luxury hotel Grand Hotel d’Angkor was opened and tourists traveled here until the 60s. Since the 1970s, during the Khmer Rouge period, the city has completely depopulated and fallen. It came to life again in the mid-1990s and after the year 2000 it experienced an unimaginable construction boom. Today, almost 2.5 million tourists who come annually will find the perfect base with several hundred quality hotels and various range of accommodation of all kinds.



TOURIST ATTRACTIONS in Siem Reap:

Angkor Wat – historical parkIt is about 400 km2 around the city of Siem Reap, where from the 9th to the 15th century were located the various capitals of the Khmer Empire. To date, more than 1,000 different archaeological sites have been mapped here, from tiny ruins to extensive temple complexes.

Roluos group – One of the first capitals of the Angkor Empire. It is located about 15 km to the south-east Siem Reap. A number of temples have been preserved here: Prei Monti, Preah Ko, Bakong, Lolei and the dry Indratataka Reservoir. There are several other difficult-to-access temple ruins in the area: Prasat Trapeang Phong, Prasat Trapeang Totoeng Thngai, Prasat O Ka-aek, Prasat Trapeang Srangae.

Tonle Sap Lake – also called the Great Lake – is a unique water system, a combination of lake and river. It is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia and in 1997 was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The lake is connected to the Mekong by the river of the same name.

Angkor National Museum – It stands at the exit of the city towards the historic park. It was opened in 2007. Despite its name, it is not a national museum, but a private Thai company. Nevertheless, it is a suitable accessory for visitors to the park and an understanding of the historical context of the golden era of the Khmer kingdom – especially from the 9th to the 14th century. The exhibition is divided into 9 galleries and thematic areas.

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Bliss Villa in Siem Reap (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels and guesthouses in Siem Reap.

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Metta Residence & Spa in Siem Reap (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury hotels and resorts in Siem Reap.

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One Stop Hostel Siem Reap (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap backpackers hostels in Siem Reap.


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