There are 9 ways to get from Vientiane 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.

Recommended option

Fly Vientiane to Siem Reap  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Siem Reap (REP) VTE - REP

$129 - $351

Cheapest option

Train  •  29 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station

$23 - $93

7 alternative options

Fly Vientiane to Phnom Penh  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Phnom Penh (PNH) VTE - PNH

$62 - $255

Bus to Udon Thani, fly to Siem Reap  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to khon kaen
  2. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Siem Reap (REP) UTH - REP

$95 - $298

Night bus, bus The Transport Company  •  23 h

  1. Take the night bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh

$31 - $55

Bus The Transport Company  •  23 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Si Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh

$33 - $45

Bus via Poipet Virak Buntham Express  •  25 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to khon kaen
  2. Take the bus from Udonthani to Nakhon Ratchasima
  3. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Aranyaprathet
  4. Take the bus from Poipet Virak Buntham Express to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express

$38 - $43

Night bus, bus PPSDN  •  26 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Vientiane Naga Travel to Pakse
  2. Take the bus from Pakse to Phnom Penh

$57 - $62

Drive  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Phnom Penh 592.4 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Cambodia is to bus which costs $35 - $45 and takes 25 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vientiane to Cambodia is to fly which costs $60 - $260 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Vientiane and Cambodia is 552 km. The road distance is 947.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Vientiane to Cambodia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vientiane station to Cambodia. However, there are services departing from Vientiane Talat Sao Station and arriving at Phnom Penh via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h.

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Map of how to get from Vientiane to Cambodia.
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  • Distance: 345.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

What companies run services between Vientiane, Laos and Cambodia?

Bangkok Airways, Lao Airlines and six other airlines fly from Vientiane to Siem Reap hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vientiane to Phnom Penh via Bangkok Mochit and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 23 h 37 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Udon Thani to Siem Reap via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Pakse
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Savannakhet, Pakse
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Vientiane to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Vientiane to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Vientiane to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Udon Thani to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus operators
Vientiane Capital Bus Enterprise
Website
vientianebus.org.la
Bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to khon kaen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
vientianebus.org.la
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
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Night bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Budsarakham Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Si Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
busonlineticket.co.th
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
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
$6
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Poipet Virak Buntham Express to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Night bus from Vientiane Naga Travel to Pakse
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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