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There are 8 ways to get from Luang Prabang to Cambodia by plane, bus, night 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 to Siem Reap  •  1h 43m

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

$124 - $347

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Bus  •  28h 54m

  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

6 alternative options

Fly to Phnom Penh  •  4h 21m

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

$169 - $481

Fly to Sihanoukville  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from Luang Prabang (LPQ) to Sihanoukville (KOS) LPQ - KOS

$152 - $626

Bus via Phnom Penh  •  29h 54m

  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

$48 - $84

Minivan, night bus, bus  •  39h 15m

  1. Take the minivan from Luang Prabang Malany to Vang Vieng Malany
  2. Take the night bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Pakse
  3. Take the bus from Pakse to Siem Reap
  4. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh

$88

Bus, train  •  41h 30m

  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  •  19h 43m

  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 28h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Luang Prabang to Cambodia is to fly which costs $120 - $350 and takes 1h 43m.

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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 28h 54m.

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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 28h 54m and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m 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 1h 43m and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $85 and takes 28h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Luang Prabang Airport to Siem Reap Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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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: 1h 43m

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 28h 54m.

Airlines
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Luang Prabang to Sihanoukville via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap via Pakse
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Vientiane
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Air Class Líneas Aéreas
Website
airclasscargo.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Sihanoukville via Pakse, Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Luang Prabang to Sihanoukville via Suvarnabhumi, Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Phnom Penh via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
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
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Cambodia Bayon Airlines
Website
bayonairlines.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Sihanoukville via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Lanmei Airlines
Flights from Luang Prabang to Sihanoukville via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
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
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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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
5h 40m
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
9h
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
Bus from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal to Sainyabuli
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Sainyabuli to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Nattakan Transport
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Malany Transport
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Luang Prabang Malany to Vang Vieng Malany
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
baolau.com
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Night bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Pakse
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
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
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
PPSDN
Phone
023210359
Email
info@ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Website
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Pakse to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ppsoryatransport.com
Book at
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Book at
bookmebus.com
Thero Express
Phone
‎‎ (+855) 15-499-234
Email
info@theroexpress.com
Website
theroexpress.com
Bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
theroexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Treasure Travel Laos
Phone
+856 (0) 71254682
Email
info@treasuretravellaos.com
Website
treasuretravellaos.com
Bus from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
treasuretravellaos.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Luang Prabang to Cambodia is 1289 km. It takes approximately 19h 43m 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 6m and costs $6 - $8.

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