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 typically costs 3 to 6 times more than travelling by bus.
Bus Times from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap
There are 4 bus services a day from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap available to book online.
|07:00||21:15||$ 53||Virak Buntham Express|
|09:45||05:00||$ 52||Giant Ibis Transport|
|11:00||02:00||$ 56||Virak Buntham Express|
|15:00||07:00||$ 54||Virak Buntham Express|
- All services involve at least a 2 hour wait in Phnom Penh to board a connecting bus service for the final stage of the journey to Siem Reap..
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Ho Chi Minh City Virak Buntham Express Bus Stop
Virak Buntham Express from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap depart from Virak Buntham Express Office at 646M Đ. Nguyễn Trãi, Phường 11, Quận 5, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam.
Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express Bus Stop
Virak Buntham Express bus services from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap terminate at Virak Buntham Express Siem Reap Bus Stationin Sihanoukville.
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.
Opening Times & Entrance Fee
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.
About Angkor Wat
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. The 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.