There are 8 ways to get from Siem Reap to Sapa by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Hanoi, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Hanoi (HAN) REP - HAN
  2. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$85 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the train from Bien Hoa to Hanoi
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$71 - $107

6 alternative options

Fly to Kunming, train  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Kunming (KMG) REP - KMG
  2. Take the train from Kunming South to Hekou Bei

$86 - $454

Fly to Wenshan, drive  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Wenshan (WNH) REP - WNH
  2. Drive from Wenshan to Sapa

$215 - $435

Fly to Dienbienphu, drive  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Dienbienphu (DIN) REP - DIN
  2. Drive from Dienbienphu to Sapa

$287 - $938

Bus  •  44 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet
  2. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Mukdahan
  3. Take the bus from Savannakhet Laos to Ha Noi
  4. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa

$74 - $83

Bus via Vientiane Bus Station  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Pakse
  2. Take the bus from Pakse to Vientiane Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai

$93 - $100

Drive  •  21 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Siem Reap to Sapa 947.5 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Siem Reap to Sapa is to bus which costs $70 - $85 and takes 44 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Siem Reap to Sapa is to fly and drive which costs $210 - $440 and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The distance between Siem Reap and Sapa is 998 km. The road distance is 1516.1 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Siem Reap to Sapa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Siem Reap to Sapa. However, there are services departing from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express and arriving at SaPa via Rongkleu Market - Poipet, Aranyaprathet, Mukdahan, Savannakhet Laos and Ha Noi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Siem Reap, Cambodia and Sapa, Vietnam?

You can take a bus from Siem Reap to Sapa via Poipet, Rongkleu Market - Poipet, Amphoe Aranyaprathet, Aranyaprathet, Mukdahan, Savannakhet Laos, Ha Noi, and Ha Noi in around 44 h 36 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi via Danang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Siem Reap to Wenshan via Kunming
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Siem Reap to Wenshan via Nanning, Kunming
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Vietnam Air Services Company(VASCO)
Flights from Siem Reap to Dienbienphu via Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Siem Reap to Dienbienphu via Suvarnabhumi, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Wenshan via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Siem Reap to Wenshan via Kunming
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Air Class Líneas Aéreas
Website
airclasscargo.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Siem Reap to Wenshan via Don Muang, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Train operators
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Kunming South to Hekou Bei
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Bien Hoa to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
30 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$32 - $37
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Sapa Express
Website
sapaexpress.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sapaexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
The Sinh Tourist
King of Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Pakse to Vientiane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
baolau.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
baolau.com
Xe Sao Việt Bus
Website
xekhachsaoviet.com
Bus from Ha Noi to SaPa Lao Cai
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
xekhachsaoviet.com
Book at
vexere.com

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