Phnom Penh to Koh Rong

Phnom Penh to Koh Rong

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07:15
Phnom Penh Virak Buntham
4h 45m bus ride in Minibus 12
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Sihanoukville Virakbuntham
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Phnom Penh Virak Buntham
5h bus ride in Minibus 12
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Phnom Penh
7h ride in train #TR0700, Economy Seat
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From Phnom Penh to Koh Rong by train

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07:00
Phnom Penh
7h ride in train #TR0700, Economy Seat
14:00
Sihanoukville

From Phnom Penh Virak Buntham to Koh Rong by bus

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07:15
Phnom Penh Virak Buntham
4h 45m bus ride in Minibus 12
3.5
12:00
Sihanoukville Virakbuntham
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07:30
Phnom Penh Virak Buntham
5h bus ride in Minibus 12
3.5
12:30
Sihanoukville Virakbuntham

Phnom Penh to Koh Rong Schedule

Phnom Penh to Koh Rong Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Virak Buntham Express Hotel Bus 00:30 - 05:30$ 12.12
Cambodia Royal Railway Economy Seat 07:00 - 14:00$ 9.13
Virak Buntham Express Minibus 12 07:15 - 12:00$ 13.20
Virak Buntham Express Coaster 08:30 - 13:00$ 13.20
Virak Buntham Express Minibus 12 10:30 - 15:00$ 13.20
Virak Buntham Express Minibus 12 13:00 - 18:00$ 13.20
Virak Buntham Express Coaster 14:30 - 19:30$ 13.20
Virak Buntham Express Minibus 12 17:00 - 21:30$ 13.20
Virak Buntham Express Minibus 12 18:00 - 22:30$ 13.20

Transportation from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong

How to get from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong

When you want to get from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Ferry
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Bus. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi+ferry ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 34.61. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 9.12.

How far is Phnom Penh from Koh Rong?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong. Your trip will be a total of 150 miles (240 km). The flying distance is 115 miles (185 km).

How long does it take to get from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong?

The travel time from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 5 to 7 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong?

The cost of the trip from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Cambodia Royal Railway: travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 9.12 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi+ferry - a one-way taxi+ferry ticket can cost as much as USD 34.61.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong:

  • Train tickets - USD 9.15 to USD 9.15;
  • Bus tickets - USD 12.12 to USD 12.61;
  • Bus+ferry price: USD 25.22 - USD 25.22. From Phnom Penh to Koh Rong starting from 09:00 Sihanoukville Virakbuntham until 09:00 Sihanoukville Virakbuntham
  • taxi+ferry price: USD 140.00 - USD 140.00. From Phnom Penh to Koh Rong starting from 00:00 Phnom Penh any hotel until 00:00 Phnom Penh any hotel

How many trips per day are there between Phnom Penh and Koh Rong?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • 2 by taxi+ferry from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong starting from 00:00 Phnom Penh any hotel until 00:00 Phnom Penh any hotel
  • 2 by Bus+ferry from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong starting from 09:00 Sihanoukville Virakbuntham until 09:00 Sihanoukville Virakbuntham
  • Buses start plying the route from 00:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 18:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Phnom Penh to Koh Rong? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 50% chosen Bus+ferry
  • 49% decided to go for a bus.
  • 1% chosen taxi+ferry