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  • jasonkim8486

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    is it more convenient to get to bangkok (by land) via siem riep? or phnom penh? are there any trains? or just buses. and by convenient i mean shorter trip. thanks for any replies

    #1 Posted: 15/1/2010 - 15:31

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  • borisborough

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    Coach from SR to Bangkok is easy - two and three quarter hours to Poipet, fifteen minutes through Cambodian immigration but nearly two hours through Thai immigration. Then fairly quick to Bangkok (we went to Koh Chang).

    #2 Posted: 26/1/2010 - 16:27

  • Lother

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    Yeah, it's a breeze from Siem Reap. The Thai immigration has always taken 5-15 minutes for me, but as boris says, sometimes, especially in the high season, it gets very crowded. Once on the Thai side, you can take a bus or train to Bangkok, around five hours. If you leave early, you can be in Bangkok in the afternoon.

    #3 Posted: 27/1/2010 - 02:52

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