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There are 9 ways to get from Laos to Cambodia by plane, night bus, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Pakse to Siem Reap  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Pakse (PKZ) to Siem Reap (REP) PKZ - REP

$72 - $315

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Train  •  29 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station

$23 - $94

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Fly Luang Prabang to Siem Reap  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Luang Prabang (LPQ) to Siem Reap (REP) LPQ - REP

$124 - $347

Fly Pakse to Phnom Penh  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Pakse (PKZ) to Phnom Penh (PNH) PKZ - PNH

$95 - $309

Night bus, bus The Transport Company  •  23 h

  1. Take the night bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh

$32 - $55

Bus The Transport Company  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh

$40 - $52

Night bus, bus PPSDN  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Vientiane Naga Travel to Pakse
  2. Take the bus from Pakse to Phnom Penh

$62

Bus PPSDN  •  27 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Pakse
  2. Take the bus from Pakse to Phnom Penh

$56

Drive  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Phnom Penh 592.4 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Laos to Cambodia is to bus which costs $40 - $55 and takes 24 h.

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The quickest way to get from Laos to Cambodia is to fly which costs $70 - $320 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Laos station to Cambodia. However, there are services departing from Vientiane Talat Sao Station and arriving at Phnom Penh via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h.

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The distance between Laos and Cambodia is 741 km. The road distance is 947.8 km.

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The best way to get from Laos to Cambodia without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 23 h and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Laos to Cambodia, including transfers.

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Laos to Cambodia bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Vientiane Talat Sao Station.

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The best way to get from Laos to Cambodia is to fly which takes 1 h 11 min and costs $70 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 24 h, you could also train, which costs $22 - $95 and takes 29 h 34 min.

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

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Laos to Cambodia bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Phnom Penh station.

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Map of how to get from Laos to Cambodia.
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  • Distance: 463.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between Laos and Cambodia?

Lao Airlines flies from Pakse to Siem Reap once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vientiane to Phnom Penh via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 24 h.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Pakse to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap via Pakse
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Pakse to Phnom Penh via Vientiane
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Pakse to Phnom Penh via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Pakse to Phnom Penh via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Pakse to Phnom Penh via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Pakse to Phnom Penh via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Pakse to Phnom Penh via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
royal-railway.com
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Night bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Thai-Lao International Bus
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Night bus from Vientiane Naga Travel to Pakse
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
King of Bus
Phone
‎(+84) 931 45 40 25
Email
contact@baolau.vn
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Pakse
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
baolau.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Laos to Cambodia is 948 km. It takes approximately 14 h 24 min to drive from Laos to Cambodia.

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Lao Airlines offers flights from Pakse Airport to Siem Reap Airport.

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The best way to get from Laos to Pakse Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $5 - $6.

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