There are 8 ways to get from Cambodia to Sapa by plane, bus, train, car or ferry

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Fly to Hanoi, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Hanoi (HAN) REP - HAN
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$85 - $256

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Bus, train  •  45 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City
  2. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$58 - $89

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Fly to Kunming, train  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Kunming (KMG) REP - KMG
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Hekou Bei

$87 - $455

Fly to Wenshan, drive  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Wenshan (WNH) REP - WNH
  2. Drive from Wenshan to Sapa

$215 - $435

Bus, drive, train  •  46 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
  2. Drive from Bavet border Bus station to Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
  4. Take the train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai

$71 - $119

Bus  •  46 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Aranyaprathet
  2. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Mukdahan
  3. Take the bus from Savannakhet Laos to Ha Noi
  4. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$76 - $95

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh
  2. Take the ferry from Bach Dang Pier to Thanh Da Pier
  3. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai

$62 - $72

Drive  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Sapa 1063.9 miles

$130 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Cambodia to Sapa is to bus and ferry which costs $60 - $75 and takes 2 days 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cambodia to Sapa is to fly and drive which costs $210 - $440 and takes 8 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambodia to Sapa. However, there are services departing from Phnom Penh and arriving at SaPa via Aranyaprathet, Mukdahan, Savannakhet Laos and Ha Noi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 59 min.

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The distance between Cambodia and Sapa is 988 km. The road distance is 1702.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Sapa without a car is to bus and train which takes 45 h 7 min and costs $55 - $90.

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It takes approximately 9 h 20 min to get from Cambodia to Sapa, including transfers.

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Cambodia to Sapa bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Phnom Penh station.

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The quickest flight from Siem Reap Airport to Hanoi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Cambodia to Sapa bus services, operated by Sapa Express, arrive at SaPa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambodia to Sapa is 1702 km. It takes approximately 25 h 12 min to drive from Cambodia to Sapa.

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Map of how to get from Cambodia to Sapa.
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  • Distance: 617.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 20 min

What companies run services between Cambodia and Sapa, Vietnam?

You can take a bus from Phnom Penh to Sapa via Aranyaprathet, Mukdahan, Savannakhet Laos, Ha Noi, and Ha Noi in around 46 h 59 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi via Danang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Siem Reap to Wenshan via Kunming
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Siem Reap to Wenshan via Nanning, Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Wenshan via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Siem Reap to Wenshan via Kunming
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Air Class Líneas Aéreas
Website
airclasscargo.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Siem Reap to Wenshan via Don Muang, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming South to Hekou Bei
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$10 - $16
Hard Sleeper
$20 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
31 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$32 - $37
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $60
Train from Ha Noi to Sapa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$6 - $8
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$9 - $12
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Sapa Express
Website
sapaexpress.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sapaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Khai Nam Transport
Website
en.khainamtransport.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
en.khainamtransport.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Phuong Trinh (Cambodia) Tourism
Website
ptbusline.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
bookmebus.com
The Transport Company
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
The Sinh Tourist
Giant Ibis
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Xe Sao Việt Bus
Website
xekhachsaoviet.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
xekhachsaoviet.com
Book at
vexere.com
Ferry operators
Saigon Waterbus
Ferry from Bach Dang Pier to Thanh Da Pier
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tinhte.vn

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Vietjet Air, Qatar Airways, Bangkok Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Siem Reap Airport to Hanoi Airport.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Sapa. Prices start at $8 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Siem Reap Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $7 - $9.

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