How to get from SIEM REAP to DON DET (2020)?

How to get from Siem Reap to Don Det

Don Det Island in Laos. How to get from Siem Reap (Cambodia) to Don Det/Si Phan Don (Laos)?


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The Don Det Island is a similar place like Vang Vieng in Laos.

    • Don Det is a small island in southern Laos in Si Phan Don. There is a place called 4000 islands of Laos (Si Phan Don), it is on the Mekong river, right in the border crossing to Cambodia. The Don Det Island is one of those more frequented by tourists. There are cheap guesthouses, cottages and some attractions prepared for tourist, like kayaking, tubing, swimming, cycling or boat tours. The only way how to get from Siem Reap to Don Det (Si Phan Don) is to use a bus/van transport or teoretically flight to Pakse and from Pakse bus to Don Det.
    • Book bus e-tickets from Siem Reap to Don Det online on Baolau or 12go.asia

Travel distance from Siem Reap to Don Det – about 350 km.

    • This route from Siem Reap to Don Det can take about 8-10 hours by van/bus transport. You will be crossing the Stung Treng Border Crossing Station. Another option is to take a direct flight from Siem Reap to Pakse (about 140 km from Si Phan Don) and in Pakse take a bus/van to Don Det. There is no train between Siem Reap and Don Det. If you want to avoid scams it is recommend to book and buy bus tickets from Siem Reap to Don Det online. You can also search and book flights from Siem Reap to Pakse and minivans from Pakse to Don Det.


How do I get from Siem Reap to Don Det?


1. BUS/MINIVAN from Siem Reap to Don Det

    • travel by van/bus takes about 8,5-10 hours from Siem Reap to Don Det (about 380 km)
    • bus companies: Asia Van Transfer, and other smaller companies
    • Asia Van Transfer operates 12 person minivans on routes in Cambodia and extending into southern Laos
    • one-way bus ticket from Siem Reap to Don Det costs about $25
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Siem Reap to Don Det online on Baolau or 12go.asia
    • you will receive your e-ticket to Don Det by email, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone or tablet and present at the bus in Siem Reap, (recommended – print your voucher, e-ticket)


2. FLIGHT+BUS/VAN from Siem Reap to Don Det icon-plane+


A) FLIGHT from Siem Reap to Pakse
(120 km from Don Det)

    • the fastest and most comfortable way how to get to Don Det
    • Siem Reap International Airport is about 6 km from the city center
    • Pakse International Airport is about 5 km from the city center
    • it is a little bit more expensive option
    • direct flight from Siem Reap to Pakse by Lao Airlines
    • flight time is only about 1 hour from Siem Reap to Pakse
    • price for one-way direct flight from Siem Reap to Pakse is about $100-120
    • if you do not find a flight, try different date
    • Book your flight from Siem Reap to Pakse online on Baolau

B) BUS/VAN from Pakse to Don Det

    • lots of buses and vans from Pakse to Don Det in Laos
    • travel by bus from Pakse to Don Det takes about 3-5 hours
    • bus companies: Asia Van Transfer, Naga Travel and other smaller companies
    • one-way bus/van ticket from Pakse to Don Det costs about $14
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Pakse to Don Det online on Baolau or 12go.asia
    • you will receive your e-ticket to Don Det by email, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone or tablet and present at the bus in Pakse, (recommended – print your voucher)

Interesting places in Don Det/Si Phan Don > Dolphin Watching (home to the rare Irrawaddy Dolphin), Don Khon, Khon Phapeng Waterfall, Old French Railway Bridge

What is Baolau?

– Baolau sells the train, bus, ferry tickets and flights mainly for Vietnam (+Laos, Cambodia, Thailand…)
– you can book and buy also a bus tickets (Mai Linh, Hoang Long, Hung Thanh, The SinhTourist, Futabus…)
– flights of Vietnamese Airlines, JetStar Pacific, VietJet Air as well as flights to neighbouring countries
– ferry tickets in Vietnam (eg. ferry to Cat Ba, ferry to Quan Lan, ferry to Phu Quoc, ferry to Nam Du, ferry to Phnom Penh…)
– tickets for Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur to Penang, Johor Bahru to Kota Bharu…)
– the price of tickets depends on the official price of transport company
– acceptable online train e-ticket in your mobile phone in Vietnam (I recommend to print a ticket)
– you can select a seat or berth in the train, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

What is 12go.asia?

– 12go sells the train, bus, ferry tickets, flights mainly for Thailand, also tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar
– ferry/boat tickets in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Vung Tau, Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Koh Chang, 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 Xian, Shanghai to Hangzhou, Shenzhen to Guangzhou..)
– you can use an online train e-ticket in your mobile phone in Vietnam (not in Thailand)
– you can not use an online train tickets in Thailand, you have to print it (12go can deliver these train tickets in Thailand)
– more information about train tickets and trains in Thailand
– if you buy a ticket of private trains in Vietnam to Lao Cai on 12go.asia or Baolau (Fansipan, Sapaly…), you must pick it up at the station
– information about 12go.asia read in article about transportation in Vietnam

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Bungalow on the Don Det Island.

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Bungalows on the Don Det Island at the Mekong river.

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Don Det Island in Laos.

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Fisherman at the Mekong river.

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Don Det Island in Laos.

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The Boathouse in Don Det (photo: Agoda). 10 best cheap hotels + guesthouses in Don Det.


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How long does it take from Siem Reap to Don Det?

    • Travel by plane+bus (via Pakse) from Siem Reap to Don Det takes about 5-7 hour.
    • Travel by bus/minivan from Siem Reap to Don Det takes about 8.5-10 hours.

What is the travel distance from Siem Reap to Don Det?

    • Travel distance from Siem Reap to Don Det is about 350 km by land.

How much does it cost to travel from Siem Reap to Don Det?

    • Travel by bus/minivan from Siem Reap to Don Det costs about $25.
    • Travel by plane+bus (via Pakse) from Siem Reap to Don Det costs about $115-140.

What is the best way of transport from Siem Reap to Don Det?

    • The best way of transport from Siem Reap to Don Det is to take a flight to Pakse and bus from Pakse to Don Det.

It is possible to get from Siem Reap to Don Det by train?

    • No, there is no train from Siem Reap to Don Det, there is no railway between these places.

Is there a direct flight from Siem Reap to Don Det?

    • No, there is no direct flight from Siem Reap in Cambodia to Don Det in Laos. There is only a direct flight from Siem Reap to Pakse in Laos. Pakse International Airport is about 150 north of Don Det. From Pakse to Don Det you can travel by tourist and local bus, book tickets on Baolau.

How to book and buy tickets /flights from Siem Reap to Don Det?

    • Book bus tickets + flights from Siem Reap to Don Det on Baolau or 12go.asia
    • You can also book another tickets and route, e.g. Siem Reap > Bangkok, Pakse > Don Det…


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(You can change your travel route, e.g. Siem Reap to Pakse, Don Det to Pakse…)

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