How To Navigate from Phu Quoc to Siem Reap? – Complete Moving Instruction

After enjoying an unforgettable vacation in the tropical paradise, you want to travel from Phu Quoc to Siem Reap in Cambodia but don’t know how? This travel blog of Indochina Voyages will guide you through the different ways to travel between these two captivating destinations. Let’s begin!

How many ways to get from Phu Quoc to Siem Reap?

Phu Quoc is known as a paradise of beaches and Siem Reap is the land of Ancient Wonder. Both of these places are wonderful destinations for a Vietnam and Cambodia family tour which prefers to visit multiple countries in one. In general, when it comes to traveling from Phu Quoc to Siem Reap, there are three main ways to go:

Ways to get to Siem Reap from Phu Quoc

100% Direct Flight

The quickest and most convenient way to reach Siem Reap from Phu Quoc is by taking a flight. Vietnam Airlines operates several direct flights between Phu Quoc International Airport (PQC) and Siem Reap International Airport (REP) with various time flights for your choosing. The flight duration is approximately 4 hours and 50 minutes, making it an ideal choice for travelers seeking efficiency. The price for each one-way flight is around US $171 – US $303.

10% By Ferry and 90% By Road

For those who prefer a more scenic route, you can embark on a combination of ferry and bus journey. This route often takes you around 12 to 14 hours (It depends on whether the routes you choose are divided into different types of buses).

Often, you’ll start by taking a ferry from Phu Quoc to Ha Tien (about 1 hour and 15 minutes), a coastal town in Vietnam. From Ha Tien, you can then continue your journey by bus to cross the border into Cambodia. Once in Cambodia, you can travel by bus or arrange for a private transfer to reach Siem Reap.

If choosing buses from this route, after spending 1 hour by bus from Ha Tien, you’ll stop at Kampot in Cambodia and then continue to transfer to another bus to get to Siem Reap for around 8 hours. With a total of more than 12 hours (if choosing a private car, it takes around 8.5 hours) to transfer from Phu Quoc to Siem Reap, this option allows you to witness the beauty of both land and sea during your travels.

The price for this route (including ferry and bus) is from US $53 to US $83. If choosing a private car, it is around US $72 – US $103.

10% By Ferry, 40% by Train and 50% by Road

With who those prefer experiencing many transportations in one route, you could participate in another combination which adds train besides ferry and bus. Same above, you’ll take a ferry from Phu Quoc to Ha Tien. Then you’ll go on a bus to Kep Beach Cambodia. Here you can admire the charming Cambodia beach in Kep as the opportunity before hopping on the train about 4 hours and 50 minutes to transfer to Phnom Penh Station. Once in Phnom Penh Station, you continue to take a bus to Siem Reap (5 hours and 45 minutes).

This route is quite complicated and takes you around a total of 16 hours, but it is also quite cheap (US $52 – US $66) and absolutely gives you many impressive experiences when enjoying a journey from Phu Quoc to Siem Reap.

Small Ferry in Phu Quoc Island
Small Ferry in Phu Quoc Island


How many days in Phu Quoc is enough?

The ideal duration for a visit to Phu Quoc depends on your preferences and the activities you wish to engage in. However, a minimum of 3-4 days is recommended to fully experience the island’s stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and natural attractions.

Can I get a ferry from Cambodia to Phu Quoc Island?

Yes, you can take a ferry from Cambodia to Phu Quoc Island. Ferries operate between Ha Tien or Rach Gia in Vietnam and Phu Quoc Island. From there, you can explore the beauty of Phu Quoc.

You can read more on our blog to get a clearer overview of how to travel from Cambodia to Phu Quoc: Calling from Beach: How to get to Phu Quoc from Cambodia?

Is a visa required to travel from Phu Quoc to Siem Reap?

If you come from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore, you can be exempted from a visa for 14-30 days. Or not, there are two ways to apply for a Cambodia visa: you can opt for the electronic Cambodia visa, which costs 37 USD, or you can choose to apply for a visa at an international border gate, which costs 35 USD.

Suggested Itinerary From Phu Quoc to Siem Reap

To make the most of your Phu Quoc to Siem Reap adventure, here’s a suggested itinerary that encompasses the highlights of both destinations:

Day 1-3: Phu Quoc Island

  • Explore the stunning beaches of Phu Quoc, such as Long Beach, Sao Beach, and Ong Lang Beach.
  • Discover the diverse marine life and go snorkeling or diving in the crystal-clear waters.
  • Visit Phu Quoc National Park and discover its lush rainforests and captivating wildlife.
  • Experience the unique flavors of Phu Quoc by indulging in the local cuisine, particularly the famous fish sauce.

After exploring Phu Quoc, we recommend you should enjoy a direct flight from Danang to Phu Quoc to save time.

Stunning beach in Phu Quoc
Spending 3 days to enjoy the stunning beaches in Phu Quoc

Day 4-7: Siem Reap

  • Marvel at the awe-inspiring temples of Angkor, including the iconic Angkor Wat, Bayon, and Ta Prohm.
  • Explore the vibrant markets of Siem Reap, such as the Old Market (Phsar Chas) and the Night Market.
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture by attending a traditional Apsara dance performance.
  • Take a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake and witness the floating villages and abundant birdlife.

Or else, take a look at our Vietnam and Cambodia Best-Sellers Tours which include visiting Danang and Siem Reap, maybe you will like:

Please note that this is just a suggested itinerary, and you can absolutely customize your tour based on your preferences and the time you have available with Indochina Voyages – one of the best Southeast Asia Tour Companies with more than 500+ Reviews (96% Excellent) on TripAdvisor. Our expert travel consultants are always available for you!

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