There are two ways to travel from Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, to Siem Reap. You can fly and you can take the bus. Flying is lot quicker but costs on average 6 times more than travelling by bus.
Bus Times: Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap
There are 3 direct bus services a day from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap which you can book online.
|07:00||20:00||$ 30||The SinhTourist|
|07:10||21:10||$ $27||Kumho Samco|
|15:00||05:00||$ $27||Kumho Samco|
- The journey time with the SinhTourist bus company is scheduled to take 13 hours on a bus with one row of double seats and one row of single seats.
- The journey time with the Kumho Samco bus company is scheduled to take 13 hours on a bus with two rows of double seats.
Buy Tickets to Siem Reap
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The SinhTourist Ho Chi Minh Bus Stop
The 07:00 service with The SinhTourist departs from in front of the Sinh Tourist Office at 246 De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao, Quan 1, Ho Chi Minh Vietnam.
Kumho Samco Ho Chi Minh Bus Stop
The 07:10 and 15:00 services with Kumho Samco depart from in front of the Sinh Tourist Office at 263 Pham Ngu Lao street, district 1, Ho Chi Minh.
Siem Reap Bus Stop
Both The SinhTourist and Kumho Samco bus services terminate at Siem Reap Bus Station.
Visiting Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat is the most famous of the cluster of ancient Khmer temple complexes located near to the the Cambodia Town of Siem Reap. Angkor Wat is open to visitors daily from 05:00 to 18:00 and visitors must purchase a joint pass to enter Angkor Wat, which is also valid for admission to the other temple complexes in the area such as Angkor Thom. A one-day pass cost $37, a three-day pass costs $62 and a seven-day pass costs $72.
Angkor Wat covers an area of 162.6 hectares. The outer perimeter of the temple is a moat measuring 1.3 km by 1.5 km. On the inside of the moat in perimeter wall which is 4.5 metres tall. Within the walled part of the temple complex is a temple with five towers representing the peaks of Mount Mera, which is a mountain from Hindu Mythology believed to exist at the centre of the world. Large galleries are in in alignment with each of the towers adorned by impressive reliefs of the saga of Hindi mythology. The temple was originally built in the earlier part of the 12th Century as a Hindu temple dedicated to the God Vishnu, although towards the end of the 12th Century Angkor Wat was re-purposed as a Buddhist temple and images of the Lord Buddhist appear alongside images of Vishnu and other Hindu deities.