Phnompenh (Cambodia) travel guide (from Saigon, Vietnam)

Distance: 230km
You should get a visa before acess to Cambodia. Contact with Cambodia embassies and Consulates.
In Vietnam:
Cambodia Embassy in Ha Noi: 71A Tran Hung Dao St, Ha Noi, Vietnam - Tel: (+84)04.39427636
Cambodia Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon): 41 Phung Khac Khoan, Dist 1, HCMC - Tel: (=84)08.38292751
Or you can obtain the Cambodian Visa at Bavet border gate (on the way to Phnompenh from Saigon by bus).
The service fee is about 24usd.

Moc Bai Border Gate
Cambodia currency - Exchange money
Cambodia currency: Riel (1 usd = over 4000 Riel)
You can exchange money at Moc Bai Border Gate (Vietnam border gate) or Bavet border gate (Cambodia border gate). But if you don't spend for anything on the way from Saigon to Phnompenh (Cambodia), you can exchange at some money exchange service in Phnompenh.
Note: Spend US Dollar in Cambodia, it's OK.

Get in from Ho Chi Minh City
By bus
1. There are some daily bus from Saigon to Phnompenh, Most of them departure at Pham Ngu Lao Area in Saigon. And stop at Olimpic Stadium Bus Station in Phnompenh.
Mailinh bus
Ticket Price: 10usd/seat (one way)
Office: 32 Nguyen Cu Trinh, Dist 1, HCMC.
Tel: 08. 39 20 29 29
Fax: 08. 38 370 999
Ticket Offices in Ho Chi Minh City:
* 15 Dao Duy Anh, No.9 Ward, Dist Phu Nhuan, HCMC - Tel: 08. 38 477 888
* 31A/1 Hung Vuong, Dist 5. - Tel: 08. 38 304 982
* 64 Hai Bà Trưng, Bến Nghé, Dist - Tel: 08. 38 29 79 79
* 209 De Tham, Dist 1 - Tel: 08. 38 360 888
* 400A Lê Hồng Phong, Dist 10 - Tel: 08. 39 29 29 29
* Saigon Railway Station, 01 Nguyễn Thông, Dist 3 - Tel: 08. 35 260 888
- Ticket Office in PhnomPenh:
391 Sihanouk Blvd (No 274) PhnomPenh City.
Tel:(855) 23 211 888
Fax : (855) 23 229 999

Kumho Bus
Ticket Price: 12usd/seat (one way)
- Office in Saigon: 305 Pham Ngu Lao, Dist 1, HCMC
- Office in Phnompenh:
345 Sihanouk (247st) Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Sapaco Bus
Ticket Prica: 11usd (or 200.000 VND)/seat (one way)
- Ticket Offices in Ho Chi Minh City
* 500 Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, Dist 3 - Tel: 08.38322 038
* 325 Phạm Ngũ Lão, Dist 1 - Tel: 08.39203 623
* 592 Cộng Hòa, Tân Bình Dist - Tel: 08.38101 466
* 309 Phạm Ngũ Lão, Dist 1 - Tel: 08.39206 878
* 16 Đặng Thái Thân, Dist 5 - Tel: 08.38537 800
- Ticket Offices in Campuchia
+ 188 130 Phsar thmey III - Daunpenh Pnom Penh
* 309 Preah Sihanouk Blvd, Sangkat Veal Vong, Khan 7 Makara, Pnom Penh - Tel: 023 210 300 - 023 210 324
+ 213 Đường 13, Phường Chey Chum Neas, Dist Đaun Penh, PhnomPenh – Tel: 012.344089
+ 0667 National Road No.6, Siem Reap, Cabodia

. Night bus from Saigon to Phnompenh:
There is only one night bus from Saigon to Phnompenh, it's Vica Thai Bus.
Vica Thai Bus alway departure at 23h45'. The ticket price is about 10 usd (to Phnompenh), 17 usd (To Siemriep), 19 usd (To Sihanouk).
Note: You have to sleep on bus at Moc Bai border gate for waiting it open.
Contact to 0169.4999.905 (Bus Operator, he is a Cambodian) or travel agencies at Pham Ngu Lao Area to book a ticket.

2. From Benh Thanh Bus Station, You take a bus No.703 to Moc Bai Border Gate.
You exit from Vietnam at Moc Bai border gate (Vietnam), and entry at Bavet border gate (Cambodia).
Go to Bavet Bus Station, and taxi a taxi to Phnompenh (4 seats for 6 people).
Ticket Price: 7.5 usd/seat
Taxi will stop at everywhere in Phnompenh that you want (include in ticket price).
Bavet Bus Station
By Plane
Book a flight ticket to Phnompenh at or some travel agency.
From Phnompenh international Airport to Phnompenh downtown tou can take a taxi (8-10 usd), tuk tuk (6usd), motor-taxi (5usd).

By boat
From Saigon, you take a boat to Chau Doc (An Giang Province, Mekong Delta) and from here you take a boat to Phnompenh.
It take 5 hours from Chau Doc to Phnompenh.

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