Flag of Cambodia

Cambodia forum

Direct bus from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh/Saigon?

  • holyvaca

    Joined Travelfish
    22nd April, 2007
    Posts: 1

    Hi,

    I hear that there is now a direct bus from Siem Reap to HCMC. Anyone know how I'd go about booking a seat on the bus? And is there a bus every day, or only a few days per week? Thanks in advance!

    #1 Posted: 22/4/2007 - 11:20

  • Advertisement

  • somtam2000

    admin
    Click here to learn more about somtam2000
    Joined Travelfish
    21st January, 2004
    Location Indonesia
    Posts: 7050
    Total reviews: 24
    Places visited:
    At least 113

    Hi holyvaca,

    There's no direct bus to my knowledge -- as the road takes you through phnom penh anyways, I'd suggest a bus to Phnom Penh then a bus the next morning to saigon -- not sure if there are afternoon buses from PP to Saigon. For both legs numerous buses run daily. Generally you can sort out your ticket the day before via a travel agent, or by going to the bus station.

    #2 Posted: 22/4/2007 - 18:15

  • marianwarren

    Joined Travelfish
    12th March, 2006
    Posts: 270
    Total reviews: 13

    Hi holyvaca

    According to the 'Out & About' guides, the morning buses leave SR for PP around 7am and the lunchtime ones around 12.30pm. The journey takes about 5 hrs and costs betwen $4-9.

    From PP to HCMC Mekong Express leaves daily at 6.30am - Capitol tours at 9am and Sorya Transport Company at 8, 9 and 11am. This journey from 5 - 7 hours according to traffic conditions and how long to cross the border. Tickets around $12

    Travel well

    Marian

    #3 Posted: 23/4/2007 - 08:35

  • ernieh

    Joined Travelfish
    21st March, 2007
    Posts: 49
    Total reviews: 2

    Hi holyvaca,

    The Mekong Express Limousine Bus travels direct from Siem Reap to HMC. The bus departs SR at 7:00 and arrives in HMC at 19:00. It makes a 30 minute stop in Phom Penh. The bus ticket costs $22 US and can be booked in SR at:

    Mekong Delta Tours
    (Next to the Laundry Bar)
    No. 287, Phsar Chas (Old Market), Siem Reap
    Tel: (855)012 559447
    E-mail: mekongtoursspp@yahoo.com
    www.mekongvietnam.com

    Ernie

    #4 Posted: 24/4/2007 - 15:00

  • palima

    Joined Travelfish
    5th July, 2010
    Posts: 2

    Hello,

    is there a direct bus from Siem Reap to Hue or Danang (Middle of Vietnam)?
    Thanks in advance!

    Palma

    #5 Posted: 5/7/2010 - 00:34

Have questions? Jump to our menu of forum quicklinks

Add your reply

Your reply

Check this box if you want to be notified of replies.

Please be familiar with our user guidelines before you post. Thanks!

Businesses planning on plugging their guesthouse / hotel / karaoke bar should read our "Addition guidelines" very carefully.

You need to be logged in to answer an existing post on the Travelfish forums. Please login via the prompts just above and refresh this screen -- before writing your post -- and you'll be in business.

Possibly related discussions Replies  Views  Latest reply
Direct bus from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh? ... By bryce_beamish on 29 Jan 2012 1 4312 30 Jan 2012
Direct from Kep/Kampot to Siem Reap? ... By 45baht on 28 Jul 2010 4 8028 16 Sep 2010
New direct bus from Bangkok to Siem Reap ... By mago2 on 25 Feb 2013 10 20922 4 Mar 2013
Direct route from siem reap to sihanoukville? ... By whitehawk625 on 14 Oct 2008 6 4477 24 Oct 2008
VIP 24 Hour Direct Bus from Siem Reap to Vientiane (as if...) ... By NickyWoo on 30 Sep 2013 4 6052 30 Sep 2013
Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap ... By MrTurkle on 2 Jul 2011 2 5040 3 Jul 2011
Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap ... By fiddlerd on 17 Jul 2009 3 5527 17 Jul 2009
Hanoi, Ho chi minh, siem reap ... By Globetrotter23 on 19 Apr 2006 1 3211 19 Apr 2006
Travel from Siem Reap to Ho chi minh ... By ruaille on 10 Dec 2007 10 8646 29 Dec 2007
Best way to Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap ... By Arigato9 on 19 Jul 2011 10 46908 30 Sep 2011