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Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh

  • daniel4

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    Travel Fish rocks - great site and thanks for all the wonderful advice on this forum.
    I was wondering whether I can get some advice on traveling from Phnom Penh to HCMC, by taxi? I have to get a flight from HCMC to Hong Kong and was reading elsewhere that you can get a taxi from Phnom Penh to HCMC for around $35 ( to the border) and then from the border crossing to HCMC for an additional $20?
    Not sure if these figures are right? If this is the case would really be interested in any stories or better ways of doing this.

    #1 Posted: 5/6/2011 - 04:23

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  • mikethediver

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    Hi,
    Not sure about the taxi route, sounds expensive by my normal transport options!!
    However, depending on your time constraints there is a ferry from Phonm Penn to Chau Doc and then onwards to Saigon. The ferry is a great senenic trip and well worth it;
    mike

    #2 Posted: 14/6/2011 - 23:03

  • eastwest

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    Those taxi prices sound a bit cheap and I think you'll have to budget for more.
    Timewise the bus services are fine and a taxi will only save you an hour or so. For comfort the buses are a little less comfortable than a taxi but by no means spartan.

    #3 Posted: 15/6/2011 - 15:22

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