Don’t mistake Siem Reap as just a stopover to Angkor, the town itself has some compelling attractions of its own. It’s pretty and has a number of interesting museums, as well as a thriving culture of bars and restaurants.
How To Get From Bangkok to Siem Reap
There are direct flights from Bangkok to Siem Reap International Airport, Cambodia’s busiest airport. You can also get to Siem Reap from Bangkok via road, which will be substantially cheaper:
- All available Bangkok to Siem Reap routes
- Bangkok to Siem Reap flights
- Bangkok to Siem Reap bus routes
- Bangkok to Siem Reap private minibus routes
- Bangkok to Siem Reap taxi routes
|Flight Bangkok - Siem Reap ฿ 2,409–12,597 55m – 1h 20m|
|Bus Bangkok - Siem Reap ฿ 720–1,010 7h 30m – 9h 45m|
|Flight Don Mueang Airport - Siem Reap ฿ 2,000 1h – 1h 5m|
About Siem Reap
Close to the incredible complex of temples at Angkor, Siem Reap is Cambodia’s most popular tourist destination, and shouldn’t be underestimated. This modest but bustling city is home to hundreds of hotels and guesthouses, and a thriving culture of bars and restaurants. There is some nice colonial-era architecture and a couple of markets. You’ll also find other places of interest in our Siem Reap Quick Guide.
Where To Stay In Siem Reap
Siem Reap is home to hundreds of hotels and guesthouses, ranging from inexpensive backpacker hostels to luxurious hotels. The Borei Angkor Resort & Spa sits just outside the town. The mid-range Home Indochine D’angkor Hotel is close to the Angkor night market. A good budget option is the Seven Candles Guesthouse.
See our Siem Reap Quick Guide for more recommendations.
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Things To Do In Siem Reap
Chances are, you’re in Siem Reap to visit the mighty Angkor complex of temples. One of the wonders of the human world, it doesn’t disappoint. Nearby, you’ll also find the Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity.
See our Siem Reap Quick Guide for a rundown of things to do.
Bangkok to Siem Reap Map
Siem Reap is 400km east of Bangkok, to the north of Vietnam on the map. The Bangkok to Siem Reap flight takes an hour or 9 hours on the bus. See our Cambodia Map page with highlights of the best places to visit in Cambodia.