How to Transfer from Phnom Penh to Angkor Wat, Siem Reap

Cambodia is one of the most attractive countries in the Southeast Asia. Although Cambodia does not have many famous destinations for traveling as Vietnam and wonderful activities like Thailand, tourists always find the new and mysterious beauty of the pretty country. When visiting the country, almost tourists want to enjoy Siem Reap with famous Angkor temples. It is the reason why there are means for transfer to Siem Reap. The post will introduce all ways to transfer to Phnom Penh to Angkor Wat, Siem Reap for your choice.

1 Flight

Flight is always the best choice for almost tourists when traveling from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap because of comfortable and convenient. Furthermore, there are cheap flights for your choice which will help you save a lot of money. In addition, there are regular flights from Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, and Vientiane. However, if you visit Cambodia in peak season, you should book the ticket in advance to make sure that you will get the suitable ticket with the reasonable price because when entering the peak season, the price for tickets will be raised.

Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat

2 Ferries

There are always ferries running on the Tonle Lake between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Ferries in Phnom Penh depart daily at 07:00 at the port of Sisowath and ferries in Siem Reap also depart daily at 07:00 at the Chong Khneas ferry. Ticket prices range from $ 18- $ 25 and must be purchased one day in advance through hotels or travel companies. If you want to experience the feeling of the ferry, you should travel Cambodia in the rainy season because the water is full, the ferry will be easy to run. However, if you go dry in the dry season, it may be smaller and less comfortable

3 Taxis

If you travel with the group of people, taxi is the best choice for you because it is quite cheap and comfortable. When arriving Phnom Penh, tourists can catch the taxi to transfer to Angkor Wat with price from 25.000 Riel/person. Furthermore, if you want to drive by your own, you can rent the car for transferring with price from USD$38-USD$45. In order to know more about the price, you should contact directly with car agency to discuss price.

Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat

4 Buses

If you are the backpacker and want to enjoy the trip in your way, a bus is the best choice for you. From Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, tourists will have to transfer through 314km long and 5-7 hours by bus. If you worry about the long trip, you should set in mind that there are two stop-stations on the way including Skun and Kampong Thom. One way fare is 14,000 Riel. The bus departs as early as 06:30 and no later than 13:00. In Siem Reap, you can see the bus stop opposite Old Market. Also in Phnom Penh, the bus station is located to the southwest of Phsar Thmey Market – a popular shopping destination for tourists on Cambodia tours.

Moreover, if you travel with family or the big group of friends, you should rent a private car for traveling which will help you save more money than traveling by public transports.

Besides booking means for traveling, you can also book tour for traveling who will help you book the bus or private car. If you need more information, you can contact with Indochina Vacation for knowing more.


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