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How to get from PHNOM PENH to SIHANOUKVILLE?

Bus to Sihanoukville
Train to Sihanoukville
Flights to Sihanoukville
Taxi to Sihanoukville
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    • Sihanoukville (Krong Preah Sihanouk) is the right place for the beach relax in Cambodia. Sihanoukville is a port city in south-west part of Cambodia and it is also a popular place for tourists. It is a starting point for relaxing at the Cambodia beaches or for exploring some islands in the Gulf of Thailand, eg. Koh Rong, Koh Ta Kiev or Pineapple Island. Sihanoukville is very well connected with Phnom Penh by a good road, so you can travel by bus, minibus, van, taxi or you can use a historical train of Royal Railway. Bus tickets to Sihanoukville are cheap and start already at $8-10/pp, travel by tourist bus, minivan or train of Royal Railway is a cheapest and populr way of transport.
    • Book your tickets from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville on Baolau or 12go.asia

From Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville by bus/van, train, taxi or plane.

    • Travel distance from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville is about 230 km by land. The most popular way is to travel by bus or minivan. Travel by bus or minivan from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville takes about 4-5.5 hours and bus tickets cost about $8-16/pp. Sihanoukville has also the international airport, about 15 km from the city. Yes, it is possible to travel by plane from Phnom Penh, but for this short travel distance it does not make a sense. Some direct flights are operated by JC Airlines and Cambodia Bayon Airlines. But if you are a fan of the old trains, you can use a train connection by Royal Railway from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville. These trains are comfortable, clean and refurbrished, air-conditioned and a train ride can be a very interesting experience. Trains are in operation only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The most comfortable way of transfer to Sihanoukville from Phnom Penh is to travel by private taxi or car. Transfer by private taxi from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville costs about $85-190/vehicle and you can arrive also from Phnom Penh Airport. Book your bus, train tickets or direct flights from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville online.

How do I get from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville?

1. BUS from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville

    • the cheapest way of transport between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville
    • the modern and comfortable air-conditioned new buses
    • travel by bus from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville takes about 4-5.5 hours
    • bus tickets are cheap, one-way bus ticket costs only about

      $8-16/pp

    • bus companies to Sihanoukville: Giant Ibis, Mekong Express, Thero Express, Champa Mekong, CTT Transportation..
    • bus of Giant Ibis, PSD Express – come to the bus at least 30 minutes before departure (print your e-ticket)
    • bus of Mekong Express – come to the bus at least 60 minutes before departure (print your e-ticket)
    • bus of Thero Express – bring your voucher to the office address stated 30 minutes before departure time to exchange for ticket and board bus. You may either print or show the voucher on your smartphone/tablet.
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville on Baolau or 12go.asia

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2. MINIBUS / VAN from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville

    • there are also some comfortable and new minibuses and vans, minivans to Sihanoukville
    • travel by minibus/minivan from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville takes about 4-5.5 hours
    • tickets are cheap, one-way ticket to Sihanoukville costs only about

      $11-13/pp

    • it is also a good way transport if you travel in a group of people
    • transport companies to Sihanoukville: Virak Buntham Express, Cambodia Post, Bayon VIP…
    • Book your ticket for minivan from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville on Baolau or 12go.asia

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3. TRAIN from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville

    • operated by Royal Railway (old train from 1960, but refurbrished and air-conditioned)
    • the new country-wide railway network in Cambodia will be build
    • travel by train from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville takes about 7 hours
    • running from Phnom Penh via Takeo and Kampot, terminating in Sihanoukville
    • motorbikes and bicycles can be transported on all trains for a $5 fee
    • these trains are going only on Friday, Saturday, Sunday (it can change in the furure)
    • one-way train ticket from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville costs about $8/pp
    • railway station in Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh Railway Station, 93 Street
    • railway station in Sihanoukville – Sihanoukville Railway Station
    • Book and buy train tickets from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville on Baolau

    • you will receive your train e-ticket to Sihanoukville by email to collect the physical ticket at the station before boarding the train in Phnom Penh

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4. FLIGHT from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville

    • yes, there is also this way of transportation,the most fastest way
    • you can take a direct flight from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville
    • flight can take about 40 minutes or 2 hours and 15 minutes and costs about $50-120/pp (depends on the airlines)
    • it does not make a sense for this short travel distance, but if you want to see Cambodia from above…
    • airlines to Sihanoukville: Cambodia Bayon Airlines Limited, JC Airlines
    • airport in Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh Airport
    • airport in Sihanoukville – Sihanouk International Airport
    • if you do not find your flight, try to search another date of departure
    • Book and buy your direct flight from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville on Baolau


5. TAXI from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville

    • you can also travel by private taxi from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville
    • there are also private cars to Sihanoukville Airport
    • travel by private taxi from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville takes about 3-5.5 hours
    • private taxi from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville costs about $85-190 (depends on the type of vehicle)
    • taxi companies to Sihanoukville: Glassflower, PGS Cambodia
    • Book your private taxi/vehicle from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville on 12go.asia


Baolau – search, book, buy tickets + flights

– Baolau sells the train, bus, ferry tickets and flights mainly for Vietnam (also a tickets for Laos and Cambodia)
– bus tickets of various companies (Mai Linh, Hoang Long, Futabus, TheSinhTourist, EcoSapa…)
– company offers flights of Vietnamese Airlines, VietJet Air, Jetstar, Air Asia as well as flights to neighbouring countries
– ferry tickets for Vietnam (eg. ferry to Phnom Penh, ferry to Quan Lan, ferry to Phu Quoc, ferry to Cat Ba, ferry to Vung Tau…)
– tickets for Malaysia (eg. Kuala Lumpur to Malacca, Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands, Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur…)
– you can use online train e-ticket in mobile phone in Vietnam (I recommend to print this ticket)
– the price of tickets or flights is from the official price of transport company or airlines
– the final price you will see before making of payment transaction
– read other information about ticket in your order, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

12go.asia – search, book, buy tickets + flights

– a specialist for train, bus, ferry tickets and flights in Thailand (also tickets for Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Malaysia)
– bus tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia… (Futabus, EcoSapa, Mai Linh, Hoang Long, TheSinhTourist, Mekong Express…)
– ferry/boat tickets in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Vung Tau, ferry to Koh Chang, Koh Rong, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao
– tickets for the main routes in Thailand, eg: Bangkok to Surat Thani, Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Bangkok to Phuket
– you can not use an online train ticket in Thailand, you have to print it (12go can deliver these train tickets)
– more information about train tickets and trains in Thailand
– you can use an online train ticket in Vietnam in your mobile phone (not in Thailand)
– if you buy a ticket of private trains in Vietnam to Sapa on 12go.asia or Baolau (Orient Express, Sapaly…), you must pick it up at the station
– information about 12go.asia read in article about transportation in Vietnam

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Frequently asked questions – Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville:

How long does it take from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville?

    • Travel by plane from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville takes about 1-1.5 hour.
    • Travel by train by Royal Railway from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville takes about 7 hours.
    • Travel by bus/minivan from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville takes about 4-5 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville takes about 3-5.5 hours.

How to book bus/train tickets + fligths from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville?

    • Baolau

      or

      12go.asia

      You can book tickets from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville on

    • It is also possible to search and book another tickets, e.g. Sihanoukville > Phnom Penh…

What is the travel distance from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville?

    • Travel distance from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville is about 230 km.

How much does it cost to travel from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville?

    • Travel by plane from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville costs about $50-120/pp.
    • Travel by train by Royal Railway from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville costs about $8/pp.
    • Travel by bus/van from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville costs about $8-16/pp.
    • Travel by private taxi from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville costs about $85-190/car.

What is the cheapest way of transport from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville?

    • The cheapest way of transport from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville is to travel by bus or train, tickets start at $8.

What is the best way of getting from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville?

    • The best way is to travel by van or minivan (bus), vans or minivans are fast and comfortable. It is not so far from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville, only about 230 km, and travel by bus/van takes only about 4.5 hours.

What is the most fastest way of transport from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville?

    • The most fastest way of transport from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville is to travel by plane. There are direct flights (+low-cost flights) between these sites in Cambodia.

Is it possible to travel by train of Royal Railway back to Phnom Penh?

    • Yes, you can travel by train of Royal Railway from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh (via Kampot).

Where to go from Sihanoukville? What to visit?

    • From Sihanoukville you can continue to Koh Rong Island by boat/ferry and you can visit also another islands nearby. You can also take a tourist bus to the less popular island in the north from Sihanoukville – Koh Kong.

Bus Schedule / Timetable – Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville + Bus Tickets:

FULL UPDATED BUS SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

Bus Schedule – Phnom Penh to Sihanouk

Departs in Phnom Penh

Arrival in Sihanoukville

Cambodia Post

07:30

12:30

Bayon VIP

06:30

11:30

Bayon VIP

07:30

12:30

Bayon VIP

08:45

13:45

Bayon VIP

11:30

16:30

Bayon VIP

13:30

18:30

Bayon VIP

15:30

21:30

Bayon VIP

17:30

22:30

Virak Buntham Express

00:30

05:30

Virak Buntham Express

06:30

11:00

Virak Buntham Express

07:30

12:00

Virak Buntham Express

08:30

13:00

Virak Buntham Express

09:30

14:00

Virak Buntham Express

10:30

15:00

Virak Buntham Express

13:30

18:00

Virak Buntham Express

14:30

19:00

Virak Buntham Express

15:30

20:00

Virak Buntham Express

16:30

21:00

Virak Buntham Express

17:30

22:00

Giant Ibis

08:00

13:30

Giant Ibis

12:30

18:00

Mekong Express

00:30

05:30

Mekong Express

07:30

12:30

Mekong Express

08:30

12:30

Mekong Express

09:30

13:30

Mekong Express

12:30

16:30

Mekong Express

13:30

17:30

Mekong Express

15:00

19:00

Mekong Express

17:30

21:30

BOOK TICKET TO SIHANOUKVILLE

Book your bus or train tickets from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville + Schedule:

(You can change departure, arrival…eg. Phnom Penh to Koh Rong, Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh…)

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