The trip from Bangkok to Siem Reap is one of the heavily discussed routes in the region. That is because when visiting to Bangkok, many tourists are attracted by the remarkable Angkor Wat located in Siem Reap Cambodia, neighboring country of Thailand. Many would consider it is a well worth trip to visit one of the world's most impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Both airline and budget airline charge quite significantly for an hour-long flight. Unless you have the affordability, taking flight from Bangkok to Siem Reap is not recommended. Besides that expensive fare, flight does not offer the gorgeous sight of regional country life, such as the paddy fields, traditional wooden huts, and water buffalo at the side of the road.
Train is another option to go from Bangkok to Siem Reap at reasonable cost. But the major drawback of taking train is the long duration journey. Most people opt for bus because it is a lot faster.
Hence, direct bus from Bangkok to Siem Reap is the easiest way and budget to do the trip overland.
The full journey has two sectors. The Thailand side is from Bangkok to Aranyaprathet border and the Cambodia side is from Poipet to Siem Reap.
Duration for bus from Bangkok to Siem Reap takes about 8-10 hours depending on the custom crowd and traffic. Bus fare for bus from Bangkok to Siem Reap reasonably charge at 920 Baht.
Government bus Transport Co. Ltd offers direct bus from Bangkok Morchit Bus Terminal to Siem Reap in the morning 08:00 and 09:00 daily. Ticket can be purchased over the counter at Morchit Bus Terminal or online with www.busonlineticket.co.th
Apart from Transport Co. Ltd, another famous bus operator that offers trip from Bangkok to Siem Reap is Mekong Express. For this route, Mekong Express provides direct van from Bangkok to Siem Reap. There is only one trip at 2.30PM and the price is at an affordable rate too. On top of having WiFi on board and excellent service, the ticket price is only from THB662.
Passengers also prefer Travel Mart BKK bus from Bangkok to Siem Reap. They offer 2 departure time, one at 9AM and another one at 1AM. The price is slightly higher for overnight trip, but the prices are reasonable and they also offer a good quality service.
The coach will go directly to the border at Aranyaprathet, with a couple of stopovers along the way for resting. After clearing both Thailand and Cambodia custom, the same bus is waiting there to take you to Siem Reap.
Clearing the Thailand custom at the border is straightforward. After that you would enter the so called "in between zone" where you can see many touting and casino. Kindly avoid all touting service which offers the Cambodia visa service.
Please proceed further up to the actual immigration checkpoint located on the right after short walk. This is Cambodia custom where you can apply your visa-on-arrival from the friendly immigration officer.
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