Getting to from Siem Reap
The majority of visitors arrive by air from Phnom Penh and Bangkok, though there are also flights from several other major cities in Southeast Asia. For international overland travel from surrounding countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Singapore, Malaysia, Seoul South-Korea,Philippine,... ).
Cambodian visas are available on arrival at both airports and most international border checkpoints. The crossing at Aranyaprathet/Poipet is closest and most convenient to Siem Reap (the road is very good condition). The road from Phnom Penh is very good condition and there are regular buses, taxis and vans running between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap as well as a daily river ferry service.
A Cambodian visa is required for most nationalities. Visas are available on arrival at the Siem Reap International Airport, the Phnom Penh International Airport and most border crossings.
Airport departure taxes:
Domestic: US$6. International: US$25
Air: There are several airways offer several flights to/from Siem Reap airport.
Buses: Bus travel is now the most popular means of overland transport between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. The road (National Route #6) is paved and smooth and there are several regularly scheduled daily buses in both directions, taking only 5 or 6 hours to make the trip.
River Ferry: For most of the year (July - March) daily ferries ply the Tonle Sap river and lake between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. The end of the trip is marked by a hill, Phnom Krom, near the ferry dock at Chong Khneas 12 km south of Siem Reap. During the dry season when the water is low, the ferry stops short of the dock and passengers transfer to smaller boats to traverse the final few hundred meters.
Travel is best during the wet season when the river level is high. During the dry season when the water is low, ferry service is usually suspended.
Ferries depart at 7:30AM daily from the Phnom Penh Port on Sisowath Quay near Street 104. Tickets $25-$35, (251km takes 4-6 hours).
The ferry docks at Chong Khneas, 15km south of Siem Reap town.
The following countries offer land crossing with Cambodia :
1.Aranyaprathet, Thailand Poipet, Cambodia (Poi Pet Checkpoint)
2.Had Lek, Thailand Koh Kong, Cambodian (Cham Yeam Checkpoint)
4.Battambang Province, Cambodia
5.O’Smach, Cambodia (O’Smach Checkpoint)
1.Moc Bak, Vietnam Bavet, Cambodia (Bavet Checkpoint)
2.Chau Doc, Vietnam (Kha Orm Sam Nor Check point)
1.Voeung Kam, Laos/Dom Krarlor Cambodia.