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Ho Chi Minh To Siem Reap: Transport & Ticket Guide

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Over the Vietnamese border in Cambodia, you can find one of the world’s magnificent attraction – the Angkor Temples. Siem Reap is the excellent base to explore the Angkor and a fun destination with restaurants and bars.

How to get from Ho Chi Minh city to Siem Reap?

This article is a comprehensive transportation guide from Saigon to Siem Reap, including departure schedule, ticket price, and how to book online tickets.

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Saigon to Siem Reap Overview

By airplane

One of the most common ways to travel from Vietnam to Siem Reap is by plane.

Serving both domestic and international routes, Siem Reap airport serves more than 1 million visitors a year.

Travel time from Saigon to Siem Reap is about 1.5 hours.

By bus

The second way to get to Siem Reap is by sleeping bus such as Mekong Express and Sapaco. Travel time is about 13.5 hours of travel.

By bus + boat

Thirdly, although this option is less common and only applicable during the flood season (August to March), travelers can take a bus to Phnom Penh and then by boat to Siem Reap.

Getting around Siem Reap

If you travel in a group, renting a private car service to get around Siem Reap will be a good idea.


Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap Flight

Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: $100

Flying is the fastest way to get from Ho Chi Minh city to Siem Reap.

Cambodia Angkor Air and Vietnam Airlines offer frequent flights to Siem Reap from Saigon, and the journey takes approximately 1.5 hours.

Cambodia Angkor Air currently serves two direct flights departing at 8:20 am and 1:45 pm, while the flight from Vietnam Airlines departs at 4:20 pm.

how to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap

After arriving at Siem Reap airport, you can take a private car transfer or tuk-tuk to your accommodation in Siem Reap.

 


Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap Bus

Duration: 13.5 hours

Cost: $25

Many travelers prefer taking a direct bus from Saigon to Siem Reap thanks to its affordability.

The journey takes approximately 9 to 10 hours by bus, and there are daily buses departing from Saigon and crossing Moc Bai Border.

The most popular bus providers for this route are Mekong Express and Sapaco.

Vehicles from Saigon to Siem Reap Cambodia will receive border check-in procedures for Vietnamese and Cambodian visa for foreigners.

 

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