Ho chi minh to siem reap ➡️ flight, bus, boat?


Still known khổng lồ many as Saigon, Ho chi Minh đô thị is famous for its role in the Vietnam War và features many war-era and war-related attractions such as the War Remnants Museum và Independence Palace. But it’s not just a place for history buffs, Ho đưa ra Minh thành phố also has beautiful French colonial architecture and a lively atmosphere. If you’re planning to lớn see the best of Asia, make your way to lớn Siem Reap next. This Cambodian city also still displays its French influences but it’s best known as the gateway to the amazing Angkor region. Despite the long distance from Ho đưa ra Minh lớn Siem Reap, this is a popular tourist route so you’ll have no trouble finding a ticket.

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Options for Getting from Ho chi Minh khổng lồ Siem Reap

Traveling by road it’s about 460 kilometers (290 miles) from Ho bỏ ra Minh to lớn Siem Reap. This may not sound like too much if you’re used lớn the roads and highways of the Western world, but here in Asia you’re looking at a lengthy oto or bus trip. This is because road conditions are not as good, và you’ll need lớn remember that you’re crossing the border from Vietnam into Cambodia. Even so, there are plenty of buses that make this trip every day, so you’ll never be short on options.

If the long road trip doesn’t appeal lớn you, a flight from Ho đưa ra Minh to Siem Reap may be a better choice. It takes less than 1.5 hours khổng lồ fly from Ho chi Minh to lớn Siem Reap, so it’s a far quicker & arguably more comfortable way to travel between these two cities, but read on for more information about flights and buses so you can make the decision for yourself!

Flight from Ho chi Minh to Siem Reap


Many tourists bởi choose khổng lồ fly from Ho đưa ra Minh to lớn Siem Reap simply because they vì not have the time lớn spare khổng lồ travel by bus. Flying is considerably more expensive, but if you’re on a vacation & have lots khổng lồ see in a short time, this really is the best way khổng lồ travel.

There are three airlines who fly from Ho bỏ ra Minh lớn Siem Reap: Vietnam Airlines, Cambodia Angkor Air, & Lanmei Airlines. The first two are scheduled airlines and are hence likely lớn cost more, while Lanmei Airlines is a low-cost carrier. With Lanmei you’re more likely to get a good giảm giá khuyến mãi on your ticket price, but, they vị not fly as often as the scheduled airlines so that is the drawback.

In Ho bỏ ra Minh đô thị you’ll be departing from the chảy Son Nhat International Airport, which is the busiest airport in Vietnam. Allow yourself plenty of time for check-in & security because it is so busy here and can often be overcrowded. At the Siem Reap over you’ll be arriving at the Siem Reap – Angkor International Airport. It is also the busiest airport in the country – Cambodia this time – but is considerably less busy than tung Son Nhat Airport, so you shouldn’t have the same problems with overcrowding here.

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Even when you địa chỉ cửa hàng in the extra time it will take you lớn get through chảy Son Nhat Airport, combined with getting to and from the airport at either over of your trip, flying from Ho bỏ ra Minh lớn Siem Reap is still by far the quickest way to travel if you can afford the much higher cost of the ticket.


If you vì chưng choose lớn travel by bus from Ho chi Minh lớn Siem Reap there are several different tour companies offering this route, giving you the chance to lớn choose from at least four different buses each day. But, as we already mentioned, this is a long journey that probably wouldn’t suit anyone who doesn’t like being confined to a small-ish space for long periods of time. It takes between 13 and 14 hours to lớn travel by bus from Ho đưa ra Minh lớn Siem Reap, & this includes stops and having lớn change from one bus lớn another, usually in Phnom Penh. You will also be crossing the border which can showroom some extra waiting time khổng lồ the journey. Arranging your visa for entry into Cambodia prior to lớn your trip is best because it is less stressful và helps lớn avoid additional holdups, however, if you don’t already have your Cambodia visa for whatever reason, arrangements can usually be made with the bus operator. We recommend arranging this all in advance though, khổng lồ be on the safe side.

The three tour bus companies you can choose from are: the SinhTourist, Mekong Express, và Kumho Samco. Out of these companies, The SinhTourist has a very good reputation, however, they are known lớn sometimes put passengers onto a partner company bus, so you may not over up on a SinhTourist bus even if booking with them.

The express buses that depart from Ho đưa ra Minh khổng lồ Siem Reap are usually standard buses with seats as opposed to sleeper seats, however, when you change buses in Phnom Penh you may find yourself on a sleeper bus for the remainder of the journey khổng lồ Siem Reap, so this is another thing to lớn bear in mind.

If you would like to travel overnight và try khổng lồ get some sleep you should choose one of the afternoon buses. This will depart Ho bỏ ra Minh around 15:00 và should arrive in Siem Reap around 05:00. The alternative is a bus that leaves early morning, around 07:00 và travels through the day, arriving between 20:00 & 21:00. The good thing with daytime travel is that you can enjoy the passing scenery & will always have plenty lớn see, while traveling overnight, or flying, you’ll miss having that opportunity!

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