Sihanoukville Cambodia : Getting To & From

Information about getting to & from Sihanoukville Cambodia.

 

By Bus

There are several buses each day to and from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh ($4 for the single four hour journey on a very good road), Buses arrive and depart Sihanoukville from the bus station on Street 108 (ask at your guesthouse/hotel for departure & arrival times).

See Transportation Around Cambodia for more general information on buses.

By Train

Trains go to and from Sihanoukville on alternate days to Phnom Penh, and you can also get off at Takeo and Kampot along the way the journey takes twelve hours! But some great scenery is along the way.

See Transportation Around Cambodia for more general information on trains.

By Boat

You can go to and from Sihanoukville to Koh Kong, the Thai border crossing town, via the ferry each day. The journey takes 3-4 hours and costs $12-$15. Its not a bad idea to purchase your ticket at your guesthouse as it might well be cheaper than at the port. The wet season can cause some cancellations but this is generally a lot more pleasant an option than the road. The speedboat departs from Sihanoukville to Koh Kong at 12PM from the Port of Passenger Ship, Port of Sihanoukville off Hun Sen Beach. If you say Koh Kong, your moto driver will know where you need to go. Of the three stops, get off at the second one (Rak Long). You’ll be in Koh Kong at 4PM. The border crossing closes at 5PM, and so if you want to head straight into Thailand and not spend a night in Koh Kong, head straight away to immigration control. If you’re going the other way, the ferry leaves at 8AM.

See Transportation Around Cambodia for more general information on boats.

Pick-ups, Taxis & Minibuses

1, Phnom Penh (minibus - 12000, taxi - 10000), 3 & half hours on very good road, contact Capital Tours on Ekareach Street in the middle of town for the minibus, taxes leave at Street 108

Look at Getting To & From Phnom Penh for info on getting to Sihanoukville

2, Koh Kong (minibus -- $13-15), 4-6 hours on poor road, enquire at your guesthouse as conditions change according to maintenance and the amount of rain.

See Transportation Around Cambodia for more general information on pick-ups, taxis & minibuses.

Motorcycle Hire

A 230km journey to Phnom Penh (takes 4 to 5 hours on route 4), possible to drive to Bokor Hill, Kampot and Kep as well.

See Transportation Around Cambodia for more general information on car & motorcycle hire.

Also See Visa & Travel Information -- To & From Cambodia

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