Last updated: Aug 09, 2019


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Trip overview from Don Det to Siem Reap

To make trip planning super easy and fast, we created a step-by-step guide to find the best way to travel from Don Det to Siem Reap.

To start with, use the slider to compare the different options:


How to get from Don Det to Siem Reap

Asia Van Transfer offers one direct trip daily from Don Det to Siem Reap. this is a very convenient option and tickets costs only $25 for the complete journey.

At the end, flying won’t safe that much time as you need to travel to Pakse first. If you still want to fly, be sure you don’t miss the latest flight leaving at 13:00 from Pakse!


Your options at a glance

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Bus8,5 hours$25Check bus tickets
Flight4,5 hours$101+ $15Check flights

Are you a fast decision maker? Simply use the links above to book your tickets!

If you haven’t found your best transport option yet, no problem. This was just the intro. Below we share our step-by-step guide of how to get from Don Det to Siem Reap.

Don Det to Siem Reap travelroute on map

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Bus from Don Det to Siem Reap

Duration: 10h 30min
Costs: $25

If you want to travel from Don Det to Siem Reap, go with Asia Van Travel. Their company gets great feedback because they give good instructions on how to cross the border, where they will make a stop and very friendly staff.

They also provide a pick-up service for no additional fee.

It’s important to plan ahead, as they offer only one direct trip from Don Det to Siem Reap per day. The trip overview is given below. A one-way van ticket costs $25, and the trip takes about 10,5 hours.

Asia Van Transfer07:40-18:3010h 50min$25

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Asia Van Transfer

  • Departs from North Beach, Don Det
  • Arrives at Asia Van Transfer Office along Hap Guan Street, next to the old market in the center of Siem Reap

Tip: For those who need a visa to enter Cambodia, it’s best to get one before the trip. Travelers are usually overcharged for visas at the border. 



Flight + Bus from Don Det to Siem Reap

Duration: 4h 30min
Costs: $18 + $115

Flying is a bit faster, but expect to pay about $100 more if you travel by flight. Plus you will miss the experience of crossing the border by foot!

The time you save by taking the plane compared to the bus is only around 3 hours. With the bus you will arrive at 18:30 in Siem Reap center and with the flight, you will arrive at Siem Reap Airport at 14:00 At the airport you will still need to wait at your luggage and find a way how to get to the center.

If you still want to fly, you should go first to the closest airport to Don Det, which is in Pakse. A bus from Don Det to Pakse costs $18 with Naga Travel and then you’ll need to take a taxi to the airport. For more details, read our article on going from Don Det to Pakse.

The only airline operating between Pakse and Siem Reap is Lao Airlines. Be aware that they only offer one flight a day, which departs at 13:00. This means you have to leave Don Det in the early morning. If you miss it, you’ll have to travel the next day.

Fares for this route start at $86, but it’s more common to pay around $100. The good thing is that the flight only takes one hour. For the latest schedules, click on the button below.

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Want to find the best way to get into Siem Reap from the airport? Then check out our article about Siem Reap Int’l Airport.

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