There are 4 ways to get from Vientiane to Siem Reap 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  •  5 h 28 min

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

$129 - $351

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to Pakse
  2. Take the bus from Pakse to Siem Reap

$25 - $63

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  23 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take the bus from Poipet to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express

$29 - $89

Drive  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Siem Reap 424.4 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vientiane to Siem Reap is to bus which costs $24 - $65 and takes 19 h.

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The quickest way to get from Vientiane to Siem Reap is to fly which costs $120 - $360 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Vientiane and Siem Reap is 530 km. The road distance is 679 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Vientiane to Siem Reap, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vientiane station to Siem Reap. However, there are services departing from Central Bus Station Vientiane and arriving at Siem Reap via Pakse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h.

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The best way to get from Vientiane to Siem Reap is to fly which takes 5 h 28 min and costs $120 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $65 and takes 19 h.

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Map of how to get from Vientiane to Siem Reap.
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  • Distance: 330.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Vientiane, Laos and Siem Reap, Cambodia?

Lao Airlines, Bangkok Airways and four other airlines fly from Vientiane to Siem Reap hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Pakse in around 19 h.

Airlines
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Pakse
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
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 Savannakhet, Pakse
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Siem Reap via Pakse
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
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
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
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
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 - $45
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 - $45
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
Bus operators
Vientiane Capital Bus Enterprise
Website
vientianebus.org.la
Bus from Central Bus Station Vientiane to Pakse
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
vientianebus.org.la
King of Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Pakse
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
baolau.com
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
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
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Bus from Vientiane to Pakse
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com
bus
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
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Poipet to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com

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