Travel: Angkor Visit 1

From Bangkok to Siem Reap

Passport Control, Thailand Border
Go
Land
Thai citizen (ASEAN member countries) can enter Cambodia without visa for 14 days.

I traveled by A / C van for 2 steps
Thailand
Bangkok-Rong Klua Market, Aranya Prathet District, Srakaew Province
Depart from Century Complex Bus Terminal, next to Victory Monument BTS station to Rong Klua Market (Thailand border).
Price 210THB, every 50min., 3.5hrs

** Immigration procedure **.

Cambodia
Poi Pet - Siem Reap City
Take free shuttle bus from Custom Checkpoint to bus terminal 10min away.
Depart from Poi Pet Bus Terminal to Siem Reap city centre not far from Pub Street.
Price 9USD, depart whenever full, 2.5hrs.

Note: A / C van from Bangkok is cramp not suitable for large luggage and big body passengers.

Poi Pet Bus Terminal
A/C Van Poi Pet - Siem Reap
Other travel options from Bangkok, Thailand
Public Bus
From Mo Chit or Ekamai Bus Terminal, Bangkok - Aranya Prathet District Bus Terminal.
Then take public transportation to Rong Klua Market.

Train
From Hua Lamphong Railway Station, Bangkok - Aranya Prathet Railway Station
Then take public transportation to Rong Klua Market

Foreign Tourist Bus
From backpackers' hub "Khao San Rd." to Siem Reap city
Note: This option has been warned from guidebooks for time consumed and SCAM.

Private Car or Taxi
Fast and convenient but have to pay more.
Rong Klua Market provides paid car park.

Casino Bus
It's free.
This option is available for gamblers from Thailand. However, some adventurers could take this service.

Depart from Lumpini Park every early morning. There are many operators and offer other pick up points also.
There are few conditions applied.

Back
My return trip
A/C Van
From Siem Reap city to Poipet
Booked ticket at hostel desk
It’s van that pretty old but cheap.
5USD
Then crossed border and took Thai A/C van from Rong Klua Market to Bangkok at Victory Monument.
210THB 3.5hrs

Other options
Taxi
Cambodia
Siem Reap city – Poipet
Shared or chartered

Thailand
Rong Klua Market – Bangkok or other destinations. (Pattaya, Rayong etc.)
There are taxi stands at Rong Klua Market
1900THB one way to Bangkok

Train, public bus
The same as Bangkok- Aranya Prathet route.
Depart from railway station or bus station, Aranya Prathet district.

Air
Bangkok-Siem Reap
Bangkok Airways offers flights daily
This airline is boutique airline
Price is high but most convenient for Siem Reap – Bangkok

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