Cheap flights to Cambodia

Wed, 08 Jul 2015. Last updated Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:21

Located in Southeast Asia, Cambodia is an ideal destination for tourists who love to spiritual tourism and explore the cultures of Southeast Asia. To visit Cambodia, tourists can easily book tickets of airlines currently operating flights to Cambodia.

Cambodia, a country in Indochina Peninsula and South East Asia, is surrounded by three countries including Vietnam, Thailand and Laos. Cambodia shares border with Vietnam to the east and southeast, Thailand and Laos to the north, the Gulf of Thailand and Thailand to the southwest and west. Cambodia territory is remarkable square and has 1228km long border with Vietnam. Like Vietnam and Laos, Cambodia is famous for beautiful and mysterious landscapes with world renowned heritages recognized by UNESCO. Currently, there are many direct cheap flights from Vietnam to Cambodia departing from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Phu Quoc and Da Nang. Therefore, tourists can easily choose flights as well as airlines to Cambodia. 

Tourist attractions in Cambodia 

Angkor Wat in Siem Reap

Cambodia is a popular destination of many Vietnamese tourists. Because Cambodia is the intimate neighboring country of Vietnam, it is well-known for not only friendly people, unique culture but also beautiful and attractive tourist destinations. Travel to Cambodia, tourists should not miss following destinations. Mekong river cruise will give tourists interesting experience, especially at the sunset, tourists can admire the beautiful surroundings. Take cruises along Mekong River through Phnom Penh, tourists will have the chance to contemplate the scenery and beautiful colors as the sun slowly sinks into after the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda.

Pre Rup Temple looks like a miniature Angkor Wat with three central towers. The temple was made of gray sandstone, less durable than the pink sandstone as some other temples in Angkor. The temple was used as a place to cremate the bodies of the Royal lineage. Banteay Srei is used for worshiping the Hindu and Shiva Gods. This beautiful temple was built meticulously with reliefs sculptured subtly, meticulously and skillfully to the smallest detail. Tourists coming to Siem Reap should not ignore Kulen Mountain and Kbal SpeanKnal Spean. Kulen Mountain is a mysterious and magic place - the Mecca of the Khmer, while Kbal Spean is the mysterious river used to bless and wash the sins.

Located in Angkor complex, Angkor Wat is considered as an excellent architectural work of Khmer people. Five cod-shaped towers along with sophisticated sculpture reliefs are one of the most attractive places in Cambodia. Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat are two attractions where any tourist wants to visit when traveling to Cambodia. Angkor Thom was the last and most enduring capital of Khmer Empire built extremely elaborate and sophisticated. Bonn Om Tuk is one of the most appealing attractions in Cambodia alluring numerous tourists. This festival is annually held in Phnom Penh for 3 days with the exciting boat racings on Tonle Sap River. Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda are located in the center of Phnom Penh. These are the place storing mythological paintings, fairy tales and precious statues including the famous emerald Buddha statue. Among the national parks, Ream National Park is one of the most beautiful national parks and attracts tourists the most in Cambodia. The park's scene is still very unspoiled with river and mangrove trees on two sides and secluded bay creating the attraction for this park.

Popular airports in Cambodia

Angkor International Airport, Siem Reap (REP) - CambodiaRatanakiri Airport, Ratanakiri (RBE) - Cambodia
Kampot Airport, Kampot (KMT) - CambodiaSihanoukville International Airport, Sihanoukville (KOS) - Cambodia
Battambang Airport, Battambang (BBM) - CambodiaKrakor Airport, Krakor (KZD) - Cambodia
Phnom Penh International Airport, Phnom Penh (PNH) - CambodiaKoh Kong Airport, Koh Kong (KKZ) - Cambodia

Currently, there are many airports operating and exploiting the direct flights and seasonal flights and charters. Among them, important airports consist of

Phnom Penh International Airport (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
Sihanouk International Airport (Sihanouk, Cambodia)
Svay Rieng Airport (Svay Rieng, Cambodia)
Koh Kong Airport (Koh Kong, Cambodia)
Kampot Airport (Kamport, Cambodia)
Kampong Chhnang Airport (Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia)
Kampong Thom Airport (Kampong Thom, Cambodia)
Stung Treng Airport (Stung Treng, Cambodia)

In Vietnam, there are currently 4 international airports operating direct flights from Vietnam to Cambodia including Tan Son Nhat International Airport - Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang International Airport - Da Nang, Noi Bai International Airport - Hanoi and Phu Quoc International Airport - Phu Quoc district. 

Popular cities in Cambodia

BattambangKoh KongKampot
SihanoukvilleKrakorPhnom Penh
RatanakiriSiem Reap

Popular airlines in Cambodia and fly to Cambodia

Japan Airlines <-> 834 USDThai Airways -> 100 USDSingapore Airlines -> 263 USDJetstar Airways -> 124 USD
Silk Air -> 261 USDBangkok Airways -> 108 USDRoyal Jordanian -> 338 USDKorean Air <-> 798 USD
Shenzhen Airlines -> 155 USDAir China -> 346 USDFinnair -> 2,092 USDChina Eastern Airlines -> 204 USD
Shandong Airlines -> 384 USDCathay Pacific Airways -> 307 USDSichuan Airlines -> 289 USDQatar Airways -> 121 USD
Lucky Air -> 272 USDHong Kong Airlines -> 164 USDHahn Air -> 161 USDEmirates Airlines -> 118 USD

Cambodia Angkor Air is the major airline in Cambodia. This airline is a branch of Vietnam Airlines, operating the domestic flights in Cambodia and international flights to Laos and Vietnam. Besides, there are large airlines flying to Cambodia such as Vietnam Airlines, Qatar Airways, SilkAir, Sky Wings Asia, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways, Lao Airlines, China Southern, and Dragonair.

Cambodia Angkor Air at Phnom Phen International Airport

Popular flights to Cambodia

CountryCity
Vietnam -> Cambodia 135 USDCa Mau, Dien Bien Phu, Hue, Tuy Hoa, Can Tho, Con Dao, Vinh
China -> Cambodia 154 USDGuangzhou, Zhengzhou
Thailand -> Cambodia 96 USDBangkok, Mae Hongson, Udon Thani
Japan -> Cambodia 431 USDHakodate, Kita Kyushu, Matsuyama, Yonago
Malaysia -> Cambodia 93 USDKuala Lumpur
Lao, People's Dem. Rep. -> Cambodia 153 USDLouangnamtha Airport, Savannakhet
Taiwan <-> Cambodia 368 USDTaipei

Popular domestic flights in Cambodia

- Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
- Phnom Penh to Sihanouk
- Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
- Siem Reap to Sihanouk
- Sihanouk to Phnom Penh and Siem Reap

Popular international flights to Cambodia

Some flights to Siem Reap or Phnom Penh from following destinations:

China

Guangzhou (CAN), Shanghai (PVG), Nanning, Fuzhou, Beijing, Chongqing, Xiamen, Tianjin

Thailand

Bangkok (BKK), Phuket

Vietnam

Hanoi (HAN), Ho Chi Minh (SGN)

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Singapore

Singapore

South Korea

Seoul, Jinan, Busan

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Taiwan

Taoyuan

Japan

Tokyo, Osaka - Kansai

Macau

Macau

Laos

Vientiane

Myanmar

Yangon

Qatar

Doha

Philippines

Manila

Some useful information

Coming to Phnom Penh, tourists should drop by prestigious shopping centers as Sorya Center. This is always a top choice because it concentrates of well-known brands in Cambodia and in the world. This is the most luxurious and largest shopping center of Cambodia. Cay Tre (Bamboo) Market and Cho Moi (New Market) are famous markets in Cambodia. Each market has its own attraction. Cay Tre Market is the oldest market of Phnom Penh capital attracting a lot of tourists and backpackers. Cho Moi focuses mainly famous products as embroidery, silk embroidery, and precious stones like sapphire, ruby or tea. Famous and prestigious shopping places in Siem Reap and Sihanouk such as Cho Cu (Old Market) and Night Market are the most well-known in Siem Reap. In Old Market, tourists can buy souvenirs, clothes, accessories, food or electronics. Old Market with unique and ancient architecture creates the attraction for tourists. Night Market is famous for traditional souvenirs, silk and precious stone. The shops in Battambang concentrate in the city center with many famous shops specializing in selling beautiful and sophisticated handicrafts as gems and stone statues in marble, precious woods... Sihanouk Ville is a coastal city with the famous beaches of Cambodia, therefore, popular items appealing tourists are mostly very beautiful souvenirs made from seashells, shells. 

Cambodian Cultural Village in Siem Reap

Cuisine

Cambodian cuisine is very diverse and abundant; tourists can easily find affordable dishes to specialties at the stalls or restaurants. Some famous restaurants in Siem Reap are Khmer Kitchen, Temple restaurant, Khmer House, Soup Dragon and so on. 

Entertainment

Nightlife in big cities like Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville is very boisterous and vibrant. Tourists can easily find bars and restaurants, but very difficult to find a club or live music venues to entertain. In particular, in Sihanouk, there are many casinos allowed to operate. Also, tourists can entertain at large hotels. Tourists coming to Siem Reap will have the opportunity to watch Apsara dance performances taken place weekly. This is a popular traditional dance of Khmer people attracting many visitors to see and enjoy. 

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