How to get to Siem Reap from Phnom Penh by bus?
Getting to Siem Reap by bus is easier than ever. In the early 1990s, it took all day to get to Siem Reap from Phnom Penh by a mini van. The road back then was terrible. Today, you can easily take a bus to svisit Angkor Wat. With the new road in much better condition, the Phnom Penh to Siem Reap bus trip (with free WiFi) takes only 6 hours.
Bus operators/companies and bus schedules
In Phnom Penh, there are many bus operators include Phnom Penh Sorya Transport, Capitol Tours, Giant Ibis and GST Express. In this post, we highly recommend Mekong Express (USD 10 – 13) for its better safety record and.
The Phnom Penh to Siem Reap bus ticket can be easily purchased online via direct websites of some of the bus companies and also from BookMeBus, one of Cambodia’s most successful tech startups. It’s easy to make payment through BookMeBus as the online bus ticket service accepts Visa, Paypal, and a number of Cambodian methods of payment: Wing, TrueMoney, SmartLuy, or Pay&Go.
With BookMeBus, you can quickly check the bus schedule for Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.
It’s always a good idea to try to book the bus ticket at least the day before travel.
More about Mekong Express:
078 785 588 / 010 222 823
#2020, No Road 5, S.K Toul Sangke, Khan Russey Keo, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia.
- Passengers should be at the terminal 15 minutes before departure.
- Passengers MUST present printed Online Tickets for inspection at the terminal prior to boarding.
- Smoking inside the bus is prohibited.
In addition to Mekong Express, you can also consider Cambodia Post VIP Van. So, taking a mini van can be also an ideal choice with about the same price.
In our next blog post, we’ll cover how you get the bus ticket from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville or Kampong Som.
Bus tickets purchased through links to BookMeBus generate affiliate sales for us.
Source: Cambopedia – From Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by bus