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There are 9 ways to get from Siem Reap to Loikaw by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly to Chiang Mai, Mini Van, drive  •  26h 19m

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Chiang Mai (CNX) REP - CNX
  2. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son
  3. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

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Bus  •  39h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the bus from Rongkleu Market - Poipet to Mae Sot 638
  3. Take the bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
  4. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Loikaw

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Fly to Mae Hong Son, drive  •  18h 46m

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Mae Hong Son (HGN) REP - HGN
  2. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

Fly to Lampang, bus, Mini Van, drive  •  27h 38m

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Lampang (LPT) REP - LPT
  2. Take the bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
  3. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son
  4. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

Fly to Chiang Rai, bus, Mini Van, drive  •  30h 35m

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Chiang Rai (CEI) REP - CEI
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai
  3. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son
  4. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

Bus, minivan, drive  •  39h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the minivan from Poipet to Bangkok
  3. Take the bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Mae Hong Son
  4. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

Bus, drive  •  40h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Mae Hong Son
  3. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

Bus, minivan, train, Mini Van, drive  •  42h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the minivan from Poipet to Bangkok
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Lamphun
  4. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son 612
  5. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

Drive  •  21h 44m

  1. Drive from Siem Reap to Loikaw 1529.5 km

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Siem Reap to Loikaw is to bus which costs $45 - $65 and takes 39h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Siem Reap to Loikaw is to fly and drive. Taking this option will cost $160 - $340 and takes 18h 46m.

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The distance between Siem Reap and Loikaw is 998 km. The road distance is 1529.5 km.

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It takes approximately 26h 19m to get from Siem Reap to Loikaw, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Siem Reap Airport to Chiang Mai Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Loikaw is 30 min behind Siem Reap. It is currently 4:50 PM in Siem Reap and 4:20 PM in Loikaw.

Yes, the driving distance between Siem Reap to Loikaw is 1529 km. It takes approximately 21h 44m to drive from Siem Reap to Loikaw.

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Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Siem Reap Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Loikaw. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Siem Reap to Loikaw.
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  • Distance: 997.6 km
  • Duration: 26h 19m

What companies run services between Siem Reap, Cambodia and Loikaw, Myanmar?

You can take a bus from Siem Reap to Loikaw via Poipet Virak Buntham Express, Rongkleu Market - Poipet, Mae Sot, Myawaddy, Yangon, and Yangon Aung Mingalar in around 39h 9m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai via Phuket
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Rai via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Mae Hong Son via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Flights from Siem Reap to Mae Hong Son via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Siem Reap to Mae Hong Son via Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Siem Reap to Lampang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Rai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Lamphun
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $45
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$19 - $25
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$11 - $16
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
+66 56 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Rongkleu Market - Poipet to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
vireakbuntham.com
Bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
12go.asia
Em Samang Express
Phone
094 340 6614
Website
bookmebus.com
Bus from Poipet to Bangkok
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Mae Hong Son
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$18
Super
$21
Supreme
$28
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Mae Hong Son
Ave. Duration
16h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$18
Super
$21
Supreme
$29
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$13
VIP
$17
Myo Sat Thit
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Loikaw
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
myanmarbusticket.com
Shwe Yar Zar Express
Phone
+959779957797
Website
bookaway.com
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Loikaw
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bookaway.com

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