HCMC to Siem Reap and Hoi An to Saigon

by Debra
(Yukon)

Please advise best travel from HCMC, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia.


Also the best way from Hoi An, Vietnam to HCMC, Vietnam.

Thank you

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Answer from Travel-Budget-Asia.com

Hi, Debra. The best way to go from Saigon to Siem Reap is in 2 stages. First, you get the bus from Saigon (Mekong Express Bus) to Phnom Penh. Overnight in Phnom Penh and then on to Siem Reap on the 5 hour bus journey.

Read about how to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

Saigon to Siem Reap

Cambodia to Vietnam

Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

For Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City you have the bus or a taxi as an option. The bus will be like a ride through heck (Not Hell) because the roads are not made for the big bus and the roads get flooded with motorbikes doing 30kmh/h.

So the bus honks its horn the entire way up. This gets rather annoying after 5 hours or so.

There is no railway station at Hoi An, but there are regular buses, minibuses & taxis from Danang to Hoi An, taking between 45 minutes and an hour. The bus fare is about US$3

Get a bus up to Danang and then get on the train. It will cost you about $36USD and the 791Km should take about 5 hours.

Good Luck

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