How to go from Vietnam to Cambodia and vice versa
It is really easy to travel to Cambodia from Vietnam. First, you must get to Ho Chi Minh city to travel to Cambodia. Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, is just 300km west of Ho Chi Minh City and several bus companies serve this route.
Moreover, from Vietnam, you can go to Cambodia by plane, bus and high-speed boat as well.
From Vietnam to Cambodia by plane
The flight Ho Chi Minh City – Phnom Penh costs about $116, with several departures per day.
Several airlines serve this line including: Qatar Airways, Vietnam Airlines and Cambodia Angkor Air.
Moreover, if you’re in Danang, Hue or Hoian, you can also take flight to Siem Reap.
Between the place of departure, the destination and the date of the trip, you will find the timetables and prices here.
From Vietnam to Cambodia by boat (from Mekong Delta)
The high-speed boat is also a popular way for travelers to go from the Mekong Delta in Vietnam to Phnom Penh on the Mekong River.
Normally, travelers do this after their visit to the Mekong Delta in Vietnam and then go to the Chau Doc border town, 200km south of Ho Chi Minh City. Then, take the Chau Doc – Phnom Penh high-speed boat (Book high-speed boat tickets online here). Or you can easily get the tickets at hotels in Chau Doc.
- Daily departure to Chau Doc: at 07.30
- Starting point at Chau Doc: Victoria Chau Doc hotel at 01 Le Loi street
- Arrival at the international port of Phnom Penh in Cambodia (not far from the city center): at 12.30
- Ticket price: 500,000vnd
To enter Cambodia, you will not need to obtain a visa in advance, nor a letter of invitation. The visa on arrival is easily done on site.
From Vietnam to Cambodia by bus
Several bus companies serve the Ho Chi Minh City – Phnom Penh line. You can buy tickets from any travel agencies in Ho Chi Minh City, especially in the Pham Ngu Lao and De Tham streets in District 1.
Ì you want to buy tickets online, click here.