Siem Reap Airport has recently undergone a significant transformation, positioning itself as a critical gateway to Cambodia's iconic tourist destinations. This comprehensive guide provides essential information to ensure a smooth travel experience through Siem Reap Angkor International Airport.
The airport's strategic location, merely 50 kilometers from Siem Reap and the renowned Angkor Temples, ensures convenient accessibility to the region's top attractions. Photo of the current entrance with a link to google map section.
Accessing the airport is facilitated by the newly constructed "Airport Road," reducing travel time considerably. This 40-kilometer highway, commencing near national road 6 at the 294 km marker, has alleviated some traffic congestion. Nevertheless, despite this new route, the estimated taxi travel time from Siem Reap to the airport remains at approximately one hour.
Upon arrival at Siem Reap Airport, travelers have three transportation options available. While a taxi ride from Siem Reap to the airport is expected to take 1 to 1.5 hours, the official prices are as follows:
For travelers heading from Siem Reap town to the airport, the shuttle service exclusively departs from CDF at 8:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, and 4:30 pm.
Upon entering the terminal, travelers encounter a modern space with excellent check-in counters, diverse dining options, and relaxing lounges. The duty-free shops offer local and international products. Dining includes a range of options operated by Newrest. Comfortable lounges with free Wi-Fi, charging stations, and pre-flight massages are available. And, duty-free shopping is a standard feature in CDF-managed airports.
I love the new luggage counter option where you don't have to lift your heavy suitcase to be weighed. This small change makes all the difference!
For a visual representation of the airport's location in proximity to Siem Reap town and the Angkor Wat temple, see the Google map location below.
As travelers navigate Siem Reap Airport, here are valuable recommendations to ensure a smooth and respectful experience: