How to Reach Siem Reap - The Easiest Way to Reach Siem Reap


  • By Air: Siem Reap International Airport is the second largest Airport in Cambodia. A lot of major airlines operate their flights in and out from here.
  • By Bus: A lot of major companies operate from Bangkok to Siem Reap. But these direct buses are not very safe- the ones that operate directly from Bangkok. Although, they have various measures to avoid theft; travelling from any place in Cambodia to Siem Reap is fairly easy. You can travel in from Ho Chi Minh Bus stop to if you are looking at coming in from Vietnam. There are buses operating from Laos and Thailand as well.
  • By Boat: You can get in from Phnom Penh or Battambang. Even though the experience is beautiful, it is very time consuming.
  • By Train: Sisophon is the nearest station to Siem Reap. You can take a train from Phnom Penh which heads to Poipet and get down on the way. You can then take a taxi to Siem Reap.
  • By Shared Taxi: Poipet border has a lot of taxis which run to Siem Reap. There are shared taxis and are quite safe. It will not cost you also much and is a convenient option.


  • By Tuk-tuk: Tuk-tuks are a lovely way to get around in the city. They would answer to your call from any corner and you can get anywhere in the subtle luxury of Tuk-tuks.
  • By Car: You can rent one and drive around or you can simply rent one to drop you off to your desired destination.
  • By Motorbike: This is a lovely option for calling motodrops from any corner of the City. Lots of companies rent out motorbikes for cheap on a daily basis and you can get around inhaling every inch of Siem Reap on a motor bike.
  • By Bicycle: Most accommodation places rent out bikes for free or very cheap prices. It is a safe way to explore the city and you will find a lot of bicyclists exploring the city along with you.
  • On Foot: It is a fairly small city with attractions compactly connected. You can discover the city on foot. 

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Modes of Transportation in Siem Reap

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Siem Reap. The most preferred mode of transport in Siem Reap is Walking.

Average distance: 14.67 km Average time: 65 min

  • Walking 50%
    Walking 82.5 min Motorbike 12.5 min Overall average time for 17 kms 95 min
  • Motorbike 25%
    Motorbike 5 min Overall average time for 10 kms 5 min

How to Reach Siem Reap from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Phnom penh to Siem Reap 128.98 km 2 hours 8 mins
Kampot to Siem Reap 142.53 km 2 hours 22 mins
Kuantan to Siem Reap 255.36 km 4 hours 15 mins
Hanoi to Siem Reap 310.28 km 5 hours 10 mins
Ho chi minh city to Siem Reap 318.18 km 5 hours 18 mins
Singapore to Siem Reap 318.59 km 5 hours 18 mins
Melaka to Siem Reap 323.33 km 5 hours 23 mins
Cheras 9 miles to Siem Reap 341.89 km 5 hours 41 mins
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