The only way to travel from Battambang to Siem Reap is by road. Via the the most direct route it is a journey of 163 km which is scheduled to take 4 hours by bus.
Bus Times from Battambang to Siem Reap
There are currently three daily minivan services from Battambang to Siem Reap available to book online.
|08:00||12:00||$ 9.00||VIP||Virak Buntham Express|
|12:00||16:00||$ 9.00||VIP||Virak Buntham Express|
|16:00||20:00||$ 9.00||VIP||Virak Buntham Express|
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Mekong Express Battambang
- Mekong Express bus services from Battambang to Siem Reap depart from 323 St. 3 Mohatep Village, SvayPor Commune, Krong Battambang, Cambodia.
Mekong Express Siem Reap
- Mekong Express bus services from Battambang to Siem Reap terminate at Sivatha Blvd, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Train Services from Siem Reap
Siem Reap is not currently connected to a railway, although there are plans to build a train line connecting Siem Reap to Poipet and perhaps Phnom Penh in the future. In you plan to travel in 2019 then you will be to take a train from Poipet on the border with Thailand. The journey by minivan from Siem Reap to Poipet takes 2 to 3 hours.
From Poipet you can choose to travel by train either to Bangkok or in the other direction to Phnom Penh and down to the beach in Sihanoukville. The Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville railway line is currently operating on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Passenger services on the line from Popiet to Phnom Penh via Battambang is scheduled to commence by the end of 2018. Going in the other direction train services from Aranyaprathet in Thailand to Bangkok are currently operating twice a day at 06.40 and 13.55 and taking slightly under 6 hours to reach Bangkok. The connecting railway between Poipet and Aranyaprathet is still under construction and due to start operating before the end of 2018. Direct train services from Phnom Penh to Bangkok via Poipet are likely to commence sometime in 2019.