Cambodia travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Cambodia with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Cambodia.

Long-tail boats offer access to the best beaches in Cambodia © Dmitry Rukhlenko - Fotolia.com
Long-tail boats offer access to the best beaches in Cambodia © Dmitry Rukhlenko - Fotolia.com

Cambodia travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Cambodia with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Cambodia - quick facts
Flight time 15 to 16 hours
Time difference UK +7 hours
Language(s) Khmer
Currency Cambodian Riel
Electricity A + C + G plug (230V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

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Cambodia tourist information

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.

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Cambodia travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Cambodia from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Cambodia.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Cambodia travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Cambodia with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Cambodia, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Cambodia covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Cambodia with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Cambodia FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Cambodia including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Cambodia due to Covid-19?

Cambodia is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Cambodia.

Check out Ministry of Health, Cambodia for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Cambodia?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Cambodia. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Cambodia from the UK?

The flight time to Cambodia from the UK is typically 15 to 16 hours.

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What is the time difference between Cambodia and the UK?

The time difference between Cambodia and the UK is UK time+7 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Cambodia?

The main language spoken in Cambodia is Khmer.

What is the currency in Cambodia?

The currency in Cambodia is the Cambodian Riel (KHR).

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Which plugs are used in Cambodia?

Cambodia uses electrical plug type A + C + G (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Cambodia?

They drive on the right side of the road in Cambodia.

Find out more about driving in Cambodia with International Drivers Association*.

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Do you need a visa for Cambodia?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Cambodia.

Check Cambodia visa requirements for all passport holders with VisaHQ* and iVisa.com*.

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