Travel from Battambang to Phnom Penh

Passenger train services from Battambang to Phnom Penh commenced again in 2018, having previously ceased running in 2009. Work is currently being undertaken to improve the line and there is currently a limited service in operation. The journey by train is scheduled to take 7 hours 30 minutes, by bus the same journey takes 5 to 8 hours.

Train Times from Battambang to Phnom Penh

  • Please Note: A new timetable is now in operation.
BattambangPhnom PenhDays in Service

Bus Times from Battambang to Phnom Penh

There are currently 20 daily bus and minivan services from Battambang to Phnom Penh available to book online.

BattambangPhnom PenhCostServiceCompany
07:3012:50$ 12 USDVIPSaly Express
07:3014:30$ 17 USDVIPVirak Buntham Express
08:1513:35$ 12 USDVIPSaly Express
08:3015:30$ 17 USDVanVirak Buntham Express
09:1514:35$ 12 USDVIPSaly Express
09:4514:50$ 12 USDVIPSaly Express
10:0016:00$ 17 USDVIPVirak Buntham Express
10:3017:30$ 17 USDVIPVirak Buntham Express
12:3018:00$ 17 USDVIPVirak Buntham Express
13:3018:35$ 12 USDVIPSaly Express
13:3519:20$ 12 USDVIPSaly Express
14:3019:30$ 17 USDVIPVirak Buntham Express
15:1520:35$ 12 USDVIPSaly Express
15:3021:00$ 17 USDVIPVirak Buntham Express
16:3021:30$ 17 USDVIPVirak Buntham Express
17:3022:30$ 15 USDVIPVirak Buntham Express
22:3005:30$ 13 USDSleeperSaly Express
22:3007:30$ 14 USDHotel BusVirak Buntham Express
23:0005:30$ 13 USDSleeperSaly Express
23:3006:30$ 14 USDHotel BusVirak Buntham Express

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Cambolink 21 Express Battambang Bus Stop

  • Cambolink 21 Express bus services from Battambang to Phnom Penh depart from the Cambolink 21 Express bus station in Battambang.

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Cambolink 21 Express Phnom Penh Bus Stop

  • Cambolink 21 Express bus services from Battambang to Phnom Penh terminate at the Cambolink 21 Express office, Jawaharlal Nehru Blvd (215), Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Google Map of Cambolink21 Express Co., Ltd (Phnom Penh)

About Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is Cambodia’s largest city and its capital city. Phnom Penh is city of faded elegance heavily influenced by the tumultuous events that have befallen Cambodia particularly over the last century.

Royal Palace in Phnom Penh
Royal Palace in Phnom Penh

When you visit the City you can divide the things to see into five broad groups:

  • Royal Palaces: The Royal Palace with its famous Silver Pagoda is the city’s main tourist attraction.
  • Temples: Wat Phnom is the city’s most famous temple which legend has it is on the site of shrine built by Lady Penh, commonly accredited as being the the founder of the City.
  • Museums: The best of Phnom Penh’s museums is the The National Museum of Cambodia.
  • Colonial Architecture: There are a lot of buildings in Phnom Penh which reflect the charm of the French colonial period, in particular visit the French Embassy building.
  • Modern History: In 1975 the Khmer Rouge came to power and committed what are now considered some of the worst atrocities in human history. Many of these events happened in or near Phomn Penh. From Phnom Penh it’s a 17 km journey to The Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. Within the city itself there is the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum located inside a former prison which was the scene of some of the notoriously brutal events that occurred during the time Pol Pot’s supposedly ‘communist’ regime.

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