Travel times – Sihanoukville to Siem Reap

From Sihanoukville you an travel as far as Phnom Penh by train, but only on Saturday, Sundays, and Mondays. From Phnom Penh you need to then take a bus for the final section of the journey to Siem Reap, which is very close to Angkor Wat. Alternatively, you can travel direct from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap by bus every day of the week.

Train Times to Phnom Penh

This is currently a Saturday, Sunday and Monday train service which takes 7 hours 30 minutes to cover the distance from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh. Tickets $7 USD adult fare one way.

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  • For information about travel from Phnom Penh to Angkor Wat see our page about connecting bus services from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.

Bus to Siem Reap 

There are two direct bus services a day from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap which you can book online.

Depart SihanokvilleArrive Siem ReapBus Company
07.3012.00Giant Ibis
09.3014.00Giant Ibis
  • The bus services listed above depart from the Sihanoukville Mekong Express Office near to the Central Market in Sihanoukville (see below for a location map).
  • These bus services terminate at the Mekong Express bus station in Siem reap (see below for a location map).

Buy Tickets to Siem Reap

Use the Search Box below to buy tickets for travel from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap.

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Instant ticket confirmation for bus tickets and electronic voucher sent by e-mail. For travel by train via Phnom Penh, buy your train ticket from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh at the train station the day before travel and use the Search Box above to buy your bus tickets from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.

Sihanoukville Railway Station

Train services to Phnom Penh depart from Sihanoukville Railway Station.

Sihanoukville Bus Station

Bus services to Sihanoukville depart from the Mekong Express Bus Station on the Mittapheap Road in Sihanoukville Town.

Phnom Penh Train Station

Trains from Sihanoukville terminate at Phnom Penh train station.

Siem Reap bus station

Direct bus services from Sihanoukville terminate at the Siem Reap Mekong Express bus stop on Highway No 6.

Travel to Angkor Wat

From the Mekong Express bus stop its a 7.1 km journey to the entrance to Angkor Wat, and an 1.8 km journey to the Night Market in the centre of Siem Reap Town.

Angkor Wat is 7.1 km from the bus stop in Siem Reap
Angkor Wat is 7.1 km from the bus stop in Siem Reap

There are a number of ways to get around in Siem Reap and to travel to Angkor Wat:

  • Tuk-Tuk: They can fit 4 people inside and cost around $1 USD for a short in town trip and around $15 USD for a full day hire.
  • Taxi: Expect to pay $4 to $7 USD for in town trips and around $40 USD for a full day tour of the temples.
  • Motorbike Taxi: Expect to pay $1 USD for in town trips and around $8 USD for a full day tour of the temples.
  • Bicycle: Rent a bicycle for £1 to $3 USD and transport yourself around the temples.
  • E-Bike: Electric bikes which go around 20 km per hour top speed and have a range of about 40 km. There are some recharging points in the various temple complexes. A full 24 hours rental costs $10 USD.

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