To reach Cambodia from various countries in Asia, such as China, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam, you can consider the following airlines:
China Southern Airlines
These airlines offer flights to major Cambodian cities such as Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. It’s recommended to check their respective websites or contact travel agencies for up-to-date flight schedules and ticket availability.
Alternatively, you can also consider traveling to Cambodia by land from neighboring countries. Cambodia shares land borders with Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam, and there are land crossings available for travelers. However, the availability and convenience of land transportation may vary, so it’s advisable to research the specific border crossings and check the current regulations and requirements.
Please note that flight availability and routes may change, and it’s always recommended to check with the airlines or travel agencies for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding flights to Cambodia.
Air Asia, Cambodia Angkor Air, Bangkok Airways, China Airlines, Korean Air, Jet Star Asia Airways, Silk Air and Vietnam Airlines.
Transportation to Siem Reap:
From Phnom Penh, there are three daily flights operated by Cambodia Angkor Air, with a flight duration of 50 minutes.
There are daily bus services available from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, with a travel time of approximately 5 to 6 hours.
From Bangkok, Bangkok Airways offers five flights per day to Siem Reap, with a flight duration of one hour. Air Asia operates one daily flight with the same flight duration.
The bus journey from Bangkok to Siem Reap takes around 6 to 8 hours.
Silk Air operates four weekly flights from Singapore to Siem Reap, with a flight duration of 1 hour and 10 minutes. Jetstar offers three weekly flights.
Vietnam Airlines operates five flights per day from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap, with a flight duration of 1 hour and 15 minutes. From Hanoi, there are four daily flights with a flight duration of two hours.
Lao Airlines offers a daily flight from Vientiane (Laos) to Siem Reap, with a flight duration of three hours.
From Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Airlines operates three weekly flights to Siem Reap, with a flight duration of one hour. Air Asia operates daily flights with the same flight duration.
Please note that flight schedules and availability may vary, and it’s recommended to check with the respective airlines or travel agencies for the most up-to-date information regarding flights and bus services to Siem Reap.
From Hong Kong, Dragon Air operates four weekly flights to Siem Reap, with a flight duration of 2 hours and 50 minutes.
Asiana and Korean Airlines have daily flights from Incheon Seoul to Siem Reap.
Cebu Pacific offers three weekly flights from Manila to Siem Reap, with a flight duration of 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Myanmar Airlines has three weekly flights from Yangon, Myanmar to Siem Reap, with a flight duration of 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Regardless of the country you’re traveling from, you can obtain your visa upon entry at the international airport by paying a fee of 30 USD.
Between Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
You have several options for transportation between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. The most convenient way is by plane. The country’s local airline operates three daily flights between the two cities. Another popular option is to travel by bus. There are daily bus services available in both directions, and the journey takes approximately 6 hours. Bus fares vary between 6 and 15 USD.
|Bus Companies||Phnom Penh – Siem Reap||Siem Reap – Phnom Penh||Information|
|Giant Ibis Transport||08:45 AM -12:30 PM – 10:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Duration 6 hours
|08:45 AM -12:30 PM – 10:30 PM – 11:00 PM||Deluxe buses 17 usd|
|Phnom Penh Sorya
|06:15 – 07:00 – 08:30 – 09:00
10:00 – 11:00 – 12:00 – 13:00
14:00 – 15:00 – 16:45
|05:30 – 06:30 – 07:00 – 07:30
08:30 – 09:30 – 10:30 – 12:30
14:00 – 20:00
|From PP to SR 24.000 Riel
From SR to PP 21.000 Riel
|Deluxe buses 12 usd|
|As of 06:00, there is a bus departing every half an hour.||As of 06:00, there is a bus departing every half an hour.||Minivan
Another transportation option apart from buses and planes is renting a taxi. By renting a taxi, you can have a more comfortable journey and make stops wherever you want. The taxi can be rented for $60, and the travel time between the two cities is five hours. If you prefer both comfort and lower expenses, you can find other tourists to share the cost with.
Ferry is the last option for transportation. It is actually the most enjoyable option among them. Ferries operate between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap during the months of September to March. This 251 km journey takes about 4 to 6 hours. The ticket price is $35.
Phnom Penh ferry terminal is located near Sisowath Quay, close to 104th Street.
Siem Reap ferry terminal is located in Chong Khneas, about 15 km outside the city.
Thai-Cambodian Border Crossing
For backpackers traveling between Thailand and Cambodia, the most preferred route is the border crossing. If you’re wondering what to do when you don’t have a visa for Cambodia, don’t worry. Just like you can obtain a visa upon arrival at the airport, you can also get a Cambodia visa from the authorities at the border crossing in as little as 10 minutes.
You can make a direct bus journey from Siem Reap to Bangkok without any transfers. During the 6-8 hour trip, you will be provided with light refreshments and there will be 2-3 stops along the way. The transportation fee ranges from 25 to 30 USD, and it does not include the Cambodia visa.
You can purchase tickets from Bangkok’s Morchit station to Siem Reap on Sivutha Boulevard.
Border crossing without an agency:
Take a bus or train from Bangkok to Aranyaprathet. Buses depart every hour from Bangkok’s Northern Bus Terminal, and the journey takes about 4 hours. Trains depart from Hualamphong Station and the journey takes approximately 6 hours.
Once you arrive in Aranyaprathet, hire a tuk-tuk or taxi from the immediate area and head to the border.
Obtain your visa.
After obtaining your visa, you have officially entered Cambodia. Congratulations! From this point, you can either take a bus or a taxi to reach the station.
At the station, taxis and buses will be readily available. The bus ride costs around 7-9 USD and takes 4 hours, while a taxi ride costs around 45-50 USD and takes 3 hours.