There are two ways to get from Don Det to Siem Reap. The first, and longest, way to travel from Don Det to Siem Reap is to take a local bus to the border with Cambodia, then take a bus to Stung Treng, and then take another bus to Kampong Cham where you can finally board a bus to Siem Reap. The other much quicker way to travel from Don Det to Siem Reap is take a direct minivan service.
Travel Times to Siem Reap
There is a single direct service a day from Don Det to Siem Reap which is available to book online.
|Don Det||Siem Reap||Cost||Company|
|08:00||18:45||$25.00 USD||Asia Van Transfer|
- The journey time from Don Det to Siem Reap is 10 hours 45 minutes, including the time it takes to clear Laotian and Cambodian immigration.
- We recommend getting a visa to Cambodia in advance as getting your visa at the border on arrival tends to be more expensive.
Buy Tickets to Siem Reap
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Don Det Minivan Station
Minivan services to Siem Reap depart from the roadside in the small town at the northern end of Don Det island.
Siem Reap Minivan Stop
Minivan services from Don Det terminate at the Asia Van Transfer Office at Hup Quang Street Central Market 579 in Siem Reap Town.
About Siem Reap
Siem Reap is busy tourist town located 6 km from Angkhor Wat, which is the most visited place in Cambodia. By Cambodian standards Siem Reap is an expensive place to stay with a very wide range of international cuisines and international standard hotels to cater for the 2 million plus people who come each year to visit Angkhor Wat. As well as Angkhor Wat there are other things to see and do in Siem Reap such as visit the Angkor National Museum (a museum dedicated to the Anghor period), the Senteurs d’Angkor Workshop (a small centre with around 100 Cambodian people engaged in traditional crafts) and the Cambodian Cultural Village (a outdoor museum with models of Cambodian Heritage sites).
For onward travel from Siem Reap to Thailand you need to cross the border by travelling to Poipet. By bus it takes around 2 hours to travel from Siem Reap to Poipet. From Poipet the nearest large town on the Thai side of the border is Aranyaprathet. It takes around 5 hours 30 minutes to travel from Aranyaprathet to Bangkok either by bus or by train. If you intend to travel from Siem Reap in other direction towards Vietnam you first need to go the Phnom Penh to then fly or take a bus to Ho Chi Minh city (also known as Saigon) in Vietnam. The journey by bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh takes 6 to 7 hours depending upon which bus service you take.