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  • stefanovic

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    Can anybody tell me the easiest way to get to Siem Reap straight out of Bangkok? I know there's a flight, but the price is very high. Is there an express bus for example?

    #1 Posted: 19/12/2006 - 18:52

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    How to get from Bangkok to Siem Reap.

    Any kind of direct bus from Bangkok to Siem Reap is a very very bad idea.

    #2 Posted: 19/12/2006 - 20:32

  • amz155

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    Check the Tales of Asia webiste for detailed insturctions/costs on how to do this route overland. Avoid the buses coming from Khao San Road.

    #3 Posted: 20/12/2006 - 06:54

  • marigeri

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    taking the bus
    on kao san road will cost you around three hundred bahts, or cheaper.
    then if you have the visa, already to cambodia, and you don t change money, no problem

    #4 Posted: 15/1/2007 - 00:07

  • marigeri

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    the road is very bad from poiupet to siem reap. but still it is a good timer when you have no problem with the visa and the scam to change money.

    #5 Posted: 15/1/2007 - 00:09

  • EmjayReet

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    We just did this trip and I highly recommend you take the govt bus to the border, followed by hiring a taxi to get from the border to SR. The KSR buses should be avoided at all costs... you will get ripped off, it will take 2-3 times longer and you will feel like killing yourself halfway to SR from the border... the road was bad enough in a taxi, in a bus it would be a nightmare.... usually you can find other travellers to split the costs... it should cost $45USD for the taxi.

    #6 Posted: 28/1/2007 - 16:00

  • Kristi

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    If you are on your own, get to the bus stop at the border and pick up some other punters to share a taxi. We did this trip three days ago and were able to get a taxi for $35USD and so between three of us, worked out the same price as some of the buses. Air-conditioned and makes a nightmare trip a little more tolerable....!

    #7 Posted: 29/1/2007 - 13:45

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