Train times – Phnom Penh to Poipet

Passenger train services have recently restarted from Phnom Penh to Poipet. The railway line on this route is still undergoing extensive repair works and for this reason a very limited service is running, which is scheduled to take 11 hours 40 minutes to complete the journey. A quicker and more convenient option is to take a minivan which will complete the journey in only 7 hours.

Train Times To Poipet

At the present time there are two train services a week from Phnom Penh to Poipet.

Phnom PenhPoipetDays in Service
07:0018:40Fridays, Sundays

Minivan Times To Poipet

There are 10 daily services from Phnom Penh to Poipet which you can book online.

Phnom PenhPoipetCostServiceCompany
04:0011:00$ 17.60VIPVirak Buntham
05:0012:00$ 17.60VIPVirak Buntham
05:0012:00$ 17.00RegionalThero Express
06:0013:00$ 17.60VIPVirak Buntham
06:3013:30$ 17.60VIPVirak Buntham
07:0014:00$ 17.00RegionalThero Express
07:0014:00$ 17.60VIPVirak Buntham
08:0015:00$ 17.60VIPVirak Buntham
09:0014:00$ 17.60VIPVirak Buntham
13:3020:30$ 17.60VIPVirak Buntham
16:3023:30$ 17.60VIPVirak Buntham
  • VIP: 10 seat minivan.
  • Regional: 12 seat minivan.

Buy Tickets to Poipet

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If you are planning to travel from Aranyaprathet to Bangkok, after arriving in Poipet allow at least two hours between your scheduled arrival and the departure time of your bus from Aranyaprathet. Bus and minivan services from Phnom Penh to Poipet are sometime delayed and it may take you an hour to pass through immigration and travel to the bus station in Aranyaprathet. NB: Cambodia and Thailand are in the same time zone.

Virak Buntham Phnom Penh

  • Virak Buntham services to Poipet depart from near to the Olympic Market in Phnom Penh on the corner of Street 199 and Street 310.

Thero Express Phnom Penh

  • Thero Express services from Phnom Penh to Poipet depart from Street 51 (Pasteur Street).

Virak Buntham Poipet

  • Virak Buntham services from Phnom Penh terminate at the Virak Buntham Bus Station on the roundabout off the main road in Poipet.

Thero Express Poipet

  • Thero Express services from Phnom Penh terminate at the Thero Express Travel Office in Poipet.

Poipet to Bangkok

To get from Poipet to Bangkok you first need to pass through immigration into Thailand. It is not far from either arrival point and the Cambodian Immigration office is on the right hand side of the road as you approach the border. The Virak Buntham Bus Station is 300 metres walk from the Cambodia-Thailand border, and from the Thero Express Bus Stop it is 500 metres.

Poipet has many casinos
Poipet has many casinos

Once you have passed through immigration you arrive in Thailand on the main road near to the Rong Kluea Border Market. From there you need to travel a further 6.5 km to Aranyaprathet town centre to catch a bus or train to Bangkok. Bus services from Aranyaprathet tend to be quicker on this route than train services to Bangkok. There are two ‘ordinary’ trains a day from Arnayapathet to Bangkok. Ordinary trains in Thailand are 3rd class fan cooled seat only trains which stop on route at every small station (42 to precise before you reach Bangkok) and are often delayed. On the rail route between Aranyaprathet and Bangkok even the most avid train enthusiasts would find this journey tiresome; trains often arrive several hours after they are scheduled to and stop frequently for little apparent reason.

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