Travel from Poipet to Battambang

At the moment the only public transport between Poipet and Battambang is bus, minivan or taxi. Passenger train services from Poipet to Battambang have temporary stopped.

Train Times from Poipet to Battambang

  • Please Note: Train services between Poipet and Battambang are currently suspended.
PoipetBattambangDays in Service
07:0010:15Mondays and Saturdays

Bus Times from Poipet to Battambang

There are currently 5 bus services a day from Poipet to Battambang available to book online.

07:3009:45$ 12MinivanSaly Express
08:0010:00$ 12MinivanVirak Buntham Express
08:3010:30$ 12MinivanVirak Buntham Express
11:0013:25$ 12MinivanSaly Express
12:3014:30$ 12BusVirak Buntham Express
14:3016:30$ 12BusVirak Buntham Express
20:3022:55$ 12BusSaly Express

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  • You can get your train ticket at the station before you travel. The service is yet to become popular and the trains are never too full to accept additional customers.

Poipet Railway Station

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Poipet Bus Stop

  • Cambolink 21 Express services from Poipet to Battambang terminate at the Cambolink 21 Express office on the road leading to the border with Thailand.

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Battambang Railway Station

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Battambang Bus Stop

  • Cambolink 21 Express services from Poipet to Battambang terminate at the Cambolink 21 Express bus station in Battambang.

Google Map of Cambolink 21 Express bus station in Battambang

About Battambang

Battambang is one of the more pleasant towns in Cambodia which is fast becoming a popular tourist destination. In terms of being a place to visit, Battambang has got a lot going for it. Battambang has good amenities. There are some good and generally very reasonably priced hotels and guesthouses, plenty of restaurants catering for foreign visitors and some Western style bars.

Most visitors will find Battambang a comfortable place to stay. The town itself is compact. You can easily walk around the town centre which has clear pavements, unlike Phnom Penh, and a riverside promenade.

Wat Sanker in Battambang
Wat Sanker in Battambang

In terms of things to see, Battambang town centre has a rich heritage of Khmer, Thai and French architecture. The area where the modern day town is located was settled in the 11th Century, and there are a few remnants of that early Khmer community scattered around the town such as the Sangke Pagoda at Wat Sanker. A few centuries later Battambang, along with the surrounding region, came under the control of the Kingdom of Siam.

The Thai rulers also left their mark on the city, in particular the Governor’s Residence, built in 1905, is a fine example of Thailand’s then obsession with building Neo-Renaissance style buildings.

After Thai rule ended, Battambang became part of France’s Indo-China Empire. French style buildings, most notably Battambang Central Market, were constructed throughout the centre of Battambang. Many of these French era buildings have been converted in hotels, cafe and restaurants which has been a very successful way of maintaining the city’s architectural heritage.

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