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There are 6 ways to get from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  39h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Mekong Express to Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express
  2. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Minh Le

$86 - $142

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Bus, train via Đồng Hới  •  40h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi

$88 - $137

Bus via Phnom Penh  •  40h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh Cambodia
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
  3. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Dong Hoi Quang Binh

$96 - $131

Bus  •  40h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Siem Reap Mekong Express to Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express
  2. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Dong Hoi Quang Binh

$99 - $134

Drive  •  13h 37m

  1. Drive from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave 891.6 km

$70 - $110

Fly  •  10h 49m

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Dong Hoi (VDH) REP - VDH

$287 - $448

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Last updated: February 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The most affordable way to get from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave is to drive, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 13h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave is to fly which costs $280 - $450 and takes 10h 49m.

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The distance between Siem Reap and Son Doong Cave is 524 km. The road distance is 891.6 km.

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The best way to get from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave without a car is to bus and train which takes 39h 15m and costs $85 - $150.

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It takes approximately 39h 15m to get from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave is to bus via Phnom Penh which takes 40h 56m and costs $95 - $140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $280 - $450 and takes 10h 49m.

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There is no direct flight from Siem Reap Airport to Dong Hoi Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 50m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave is 892 km. It takes approximately 13h 37m to drive from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave.

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AirAsia and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Siem Reap Airport to Dong Hoi Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Son Doong Cave. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave.
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  • Distance: 524.4 km
  • Duration: 39h 15m

What companies run services between Siem Reap, Cambodia and Son Doong Cave, Vietnam?

You can take a bus from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave via Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office, Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office, De Tham, 166 - 168 Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghia, Pasteur, Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong, and Dong Hoi Quang Binh in around 40h 56m. Alternatively, Vietnam Airlines and AirAsia fly from Siem Reap to Son Doong Cave hourly.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Siem Reap to Dong Hoi via Noi Bai International, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Siem Reap to Dong Hoi via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Siem Reap to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Siem Reap to Dong Hoi via Kuala Lumpur, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $390
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
24h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$21 - $35
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$29 - $45
Bed, air-conditioned
$40 - $60
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
21h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$21 - $30
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$28 - $45
Bed, air-conditioned
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Mekong Express
Phone
85512787839
Email
info@catmekongexpress.com
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Siem Reap Mekong Express to Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
baolau.com
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Capitol Tour Cambodia
Phone
(855) 63 968 268
Email
info@capitoltourscambodia.com
Website
capitoltourscambodia.com
Bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh Cambodia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
capitoltourscambodia.com
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Dong Hoi Quang Binh
Ave. Duration
25h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Book at
12go.asia

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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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