There are 6 ways to get from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap by plane, bus, taxi, train, night bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 38 min

  1. LPQ - REP

$124 - $347

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 54 min

$28 - $78

4 alternative options

Taxi, bus, train  •  25 h 24 min

$133 - $216

Bus via Udonthani  •  31 h 15 min

$65 - $71

Minivan, bus, night bus  •  36 h

$78

Drive  •  15 h 36 min

  1. 637.7 miles

$80 - $130

What companies run services between Luang Prabang, Laos and Siem Reap, 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 Siem Reap via Sainyabuli and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 24 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
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
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Lard Krabang to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
4 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)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
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 Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Udonthani
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Lao-Thai International Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane to Udonthani
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
baolau.com
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Udonthani to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
bangkokairportonline.com
bus
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
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
Bus from Pakse to Siem Reap AVT - Asia Van Transfer
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
baolau.com
Book at
baolau.com
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Night bus from Vientiane to Pakse
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com
Other operators
Taxi from Luang Prabang to Sainyabuli
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Luang Prabang and Siem Reap is 748 km. The road distance is 1020 km.

The cheapest way to get from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap is to bus which costs $27 - $80 and takes 24 h 54 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap. However, there are services departing from Luang Prabang Southern Terminal and arriving at Siem Reap via Sainyabuli and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 54 min.

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