There are 7 ways to get from Luang Prabang to Cambodia by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly to Siem Reap  •  1 h 38 min

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

$124 - $347

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Bus  •  28 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal to Sainyabuli
  2. Take the bus from Sainyabuli to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh

$34 - $82

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Fly to Phnom Penh  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Luang Prabang (LPQ) to Phnom Penh (PNH) LPQ - PNH

$167 - $481

Bus, night bus  •  39 h

  1. Take the bus from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng
  2. Take the night bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Pakse
  3. Take the bus from Pakse to Phnom Penh

$84 - $89

Minivan, bus  •  39 h 45 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Luang Prabang Malany to Vang Vieng Malany
  2. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Malany to Vientiane Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to Pakse
  4. Take the bus from Pakse to Phnom Penh

$67 - $72

Bus, train  •  41 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng
  2. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Train Station
  3. Take the train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
  4. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
  5. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station

$66 - $142

Drive  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh 805.7 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Luang Prabang to Cambodia is to bus which costs $30 - $85 and takes 28 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luang Prabang to Cambodia is to fly which costs $120 - $350 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luang Prabang to Cambodia. However, there are services departing from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal and arriving at Phnom Penh via Sainyabuli and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 54 min.

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The distance between Luang Prabang and Cambodia is 767 km. The road distance is 1289.1 km.

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The best way to get from Luang Prabang to Cambodia without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 54 min and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Luang Prabang to Cambodia, including transfers.

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Luang Prabang to Cambodia bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Luang Prabang to Cambodia is to fly which takes 1 h 38 min and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $85 and takes 28 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Luang Prabang Airport to Siem Reap Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Luang Prabang to Cambodia.
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  • Distance: 479.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

What companies run services between Luang Prabang, Laos and Cambodia?

Vietnam Airlines and Lao Airlines fly from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Sainyabuli and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 28 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 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
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Vientiane
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap via Pakse
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
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)
$22 - $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 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal to Sainyabuli
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Sainyabuli to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
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
Treasure Travel Laos
Website
treasuretravellaos.com
Bus from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
treasuretravellaos.com
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Night bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Pakse
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Malany Transport
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Luang Prabang Malany to Vang Vieng Malany
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
baolau.com
bus
Bus from Vang Vieng Malany to Vientiane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
baolau.com
Vientiane Capital Bus Enterprise
Website
vientianebus.org.la
Bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to Pakse
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
vientianebus.org.la
King of Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Pakse
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
baolau.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Luang Prabang to Cambodia is 1289 km. It takes approximately 19 h 43 min to drive from Luang Prabang to Cambodia.

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Vietnam Airlines and Lao Airlines offer flights from Luang Prabang Airport to Siem Reap Airport.

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The best way to get from Luang Prabang to Luang Prabang Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $6 - $8.

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