How to go → KEP to KAMPOT? ☀️

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How to travel from Krong Kep to Krong Kampot? You can travel to Kampot by bus/minivan, private taxi/car or tuk-tuk.

1. Bus/Van – Kep to Kampot
2. Ferry/Boat – Kep to Kampot
3. Taxi/Car – Kep to Kampot
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From Kep to Kampot you can get by bus / minivan, taxi, ferry, tuk-tuk.

    • Travel distance to Kampot from Kep in Cambodia is about 25 km by road. The most popular and best way how to reach Krong Kampot from Krong Kep is to travel by bus / minivan. There are some local tourist minivans or tourist buses, bus ticket from Kep to Kampot costs about $3-4/pp. Transport by bus / minivan to Kampot from Kep takes about 30 minutes – 1 hour. Another option how to reach Kampot is to travel by private taxi / car. There are some local private taxi companies, it is the fastest and most expensive option of transport to Kampot from Kep. Travel time by private taxi / car to Kampot from Kep is about 30 minutes and it costs about $15-20/car. You can also ask at the hotel in Kampot for your private taxi. The last 2 options how to reach Kampot from Kep are transport by ferry / boat or local tuk-tuk. There are various private tuk-tuk drivers in Kampot and they offer various local trips around Kampot and Kep towns. Before you arrive to Kampot, read carefully this article: Weather in Kampot.
    • Book bus tickets or private car / taxi from Kep to Kampot online

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Kampot is located about 25 km from Krong Kep in the south of Cambodia.

    • Kampot is a popular tourist town located in southern Cambodia, in the province of the same name. It can be an interesting stop if you are traveling from the town of Kep, for example, to Sihanoukville. There is also the popular Bokor National Park near Kampot. In the area you can find various historical ruins from French colonization, houses, churches, etc. In Kampot there is also a railway station through which the Royal Railway train runs and from there you can take a train to Sihanoukville or Phnom Penh – the capital of Cambodia. However, the timetable of these trains is very limited.
    • From the coast of Kampot, you can also see the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc. Formerly the city of Kampot was an important port city of Cambodia, now it is a town more for tourists and travelers. The area of ​​Kampot is also important thanks to various pepper farms, pepper from these places is known all over the world. You have a total of 4 ways to travel to Kampot from the town of Kep – by bus / minivan, taxi / car, ferry or tuk-tuk. A popular way of transport in Cambodia is to travel by minibus / minivan, minivans are quite comfortable.
Transfer Mode – Kep to Kampot: Travel Time Cost Range
Bus / Minivan 30 minutes – 1 hour $3-4/pp
Ferry / Boat 2.5 hours $10-15/pp (round trip)
Private Taxi / Car 30 minutes $15-20/car
Tuk-tuk 45 minutes $10

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How do I get from Kep to Kampot?


1. BUS / MINIVAN from Kep to Kampot

    • bus companies to Kampot from Krong Kep: Vibol Express, Ekareach Express, Champa Mekong, Giant Ibis
    • travel time by tourist bus / minivan from Kep to Kampot is about 30 minutes – 1 hour
    • travel by bus from Kep to Kampot costs about $3-6/pp
    • there are seat buses, minibuses or private minivans
    • come to the bus station in Kep about 30 minutes before departure
    • Book bus tickets or private car / taxi from Kep to Kampot on Baolau ➜ or 12go.asia ➜
    • read carefully all the instructions before you book and buy your bus tickets to Kampot
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From Kep to Kampot you can travel by tourist bus or minivan (photo: GIant Ibis bus, Baolau).


2. FERRY / BOAT from Kep to Kampot

    • there is a local company with ferry / boat trips to Kampot – Crab Shuttle
    • travel time by ferry / boat from Kep to Kampot is about 2.5 hours
      it is a round trip, so, you will stay in Kampot about 3.5 hours and then they will take you back to Kep
    • you can also travel by this ferry in one-way – to Kampot, it costs about $10/pp
    • travel by ferry to Kampot and back to Kep costs about $15/pp
    • daily boat between Kampot and Kep on a converted local fishing vessel
    • read carefully all the instructions on Facebook page of Crab Shuttle
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From Kep to Kampot in Cambodia you can also travel by boat / ferry of Crab Shuttle.


3. PRIVATE TAXI / CAR from Kep to Kampot

    • the most fatest and expensive option how to travel to Krong Kampot from Krong Kep
    • private taxi company to Kampot: Pharith Yin Kampot Taxi Service, Kampot Taxi Services
    • you can also ask at your hotel for private car or taxi to Kampot
    • transport by private taxi/car from Kep to Kampot takes about 30 minutes
    • travel by private taxi/car from Kep to Kampot costs about $15-20/car

4. TUK – TUK from Kep to Kampot

    • the last way how to travel to Krong Kampot from Krong Kep
    • you can take a tuk-tuk in the town of Kep
    • you can also ask at your hotel for private drive by tuk-tuk
    • travel by tuk-tuk from Kep to Kampot takes about 45 minutes
    • transport by tuk-tuk from Kep to Kampot costs about $10
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From Kep to Kampot in Cambodia you can also travel by tuk-tuk.


FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Kep to Kampot:

1. How to book bus tickets or taxi / car from Kep to Kampot?

    • Book bus tickets or private car from Kep to Kampot on Baolau or 12go.asia
    • You can change your travel route, e.g. Kep > Phnom Penh, Kep > Sihanoukville…

2. What is the travel time from Kep to Kampot?

    • Travel by tourist bus / minivan from Kep to Kampot takes about 30 minutes – 1 hour.
    • Travel by ferry / boat from Kep to Kampot takes about 2.5 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi / car from Kep to Kampot takes about 30 minutes.
    • Travel by tuk-tuk from Kep to Kampot takes about 45 minutes.

3. How far is Krong Kampot from Krong Kep?

    • Travel distance from Krong Kep to Krong Kampot in Cambodia is about 25 km by road.

4. What is the price of transfer from Kep to Kampot?

    • Transfer by tourist bus or minivan from Kep to Kampot costs about $3-4/pp.
    • Transfer by ferry / boat from Kep to Kampot (+round trip) costs about $10-15/pp.
    • Transfer by private taxi / car from Kep to Kampot costs about $15-20/car.
    • Transfer by tuk-tuk from Kep to Kampot costs about $10.

5. Is there a direct train from Kep to Kampot?

    • No, there is no train from Kep to Kampot. But there is a railway station in Kampot town. From Kampot Railway Station you can travel by Royal Railway train of Cambodia to Sihanoukville or Phnom Penh.
    • you can check Cambodia Railway Map

6. What is the cheapest option of transport from Kampot from Kep?

    • The most cheapest way of transport to Kampot from Kep is to travel by tourist bus or minivan, minibus.

7. Can I rent a motorbike or bicycle to travel from Kep to Kampot?

    • Yes, motorbike and bicycle rentals are available in Kep. You can rent one and ride to Kampot at your own pace, enjoying the scenic route.

8. Are there any scenic spots or attractions along the way from Kep to Kampot?

    • Yes, the journey from Kep to Kampot offers beautiful views of the countryside and coastal areas. You can also visit places like salt fields or pepper plantations along the route.

9. Is it possible to arrange a private transfer from Kep to Kampot?

    • Yes, you can arrange a private transfer from Kep to Kampot through various tour operators or taxi services. They can provide a comfortable and personalized experience.

10. Where you can travel from Kampot in Cambodia?

    • From Kampot you can go to Sihanoukville (bus or train) or you can travel to Siem Reap. Sihanoukville is the most popular beach site in Cambodia. From here you can take a boat or ferry to Koh Rong. Siem Reap offers the most fascinating historical place of Asia – Angkor Wat Temple Complex.

11. Where you can stay in Kampot? Hotel, bungalow, homestay?

    • Kampot in Cambodia offers mainly various cheap hotels, local guesthouses, motels or bungalows for tourists. These accommodation facilities can be found mainly in the town center. Search your accommodation in Kampot online > Book hotel in Kampot online (Discount up to 60%).

12. Can I make a day trip from Kep to Kampot and return in the evening?

    • Absolutely! Many visitors choose to make a day trip from Kep to Kampot, exploring the town and its attractions, and return to Kep in the evening. Just ensure you plan your time accordingly.

13. What are some must-visit attractions in Kampot?

    • Kampot offers a range of attractions. Don’t miss the scenic Bokor National Park with its waterfalls and viewpoints, the picturesque Kampot River where you can take boat tours, and the historical sites like the Old Bridge and the French colonial architecture in the town center.

14. Are there any local delicacies or food specialties in Kampot that I should try?

    • Yes, Kampot is famous for its delicious pepper. Make sure to sample dishes prepared with Kampot pepper, such as crab with Kampot pepper sauce. Additionally, try the fresh seafood caught from the nearby coast and enjoy a taste of the local cuisine at the various restaurants and street food stalls.

15. How to travel solo in Cambodia?

    • Solo travel in Cambodia offers a unique and enriching experience, allowing you to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of this Southeast Asian gem. Navigate Cambodia solo by securing comfortable accommodations, exploring diverse transportation options, engaging in local activities, and fostering connections with fellow travelers for an enriching and memorable journey through the Kingdom of Wonder.

16. What is the weather in Cambodia and what to expect?

    • In Cambodia, the weather is characterized by a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. The dry season, from November to April, brings lower humidity and minimal rainfall, making it an ideal time for outdoor activities. Conversely, the wet season, from May to October, sees heavier rainfall and higher humidity. It’s important to be prepared for sudden downpours during this time, and some areas may experience flooding. Checking local forecasts is advisable for more accurate and timely information on the weather in Cambodia.

17. Is traveling and exploring Cambodia cheap or expensive?

    • Cambodia’s affordability extends to various aspects of travel, including cultural activities, scenic treks, and beach retreats. Engaging with friendly locals and enjoying the diverse culinary scene are enriching experiences that come at reasonable prices. While providing budget-friendly options, it’s advisable to have a financial buffer for unexpected expenses to ensure a seamless and stress-free journey. Read this article: Prices in Cambodia.

18. What is the currency of Cambodia and how to exchange money?

    • Cambodia’s official currency is the Cambodian Riel (KHR), but the US Dollar (USD) is widely accepted and used in various transactions. The exchange rate is approximately around 4,000 KHR for 1 USD. Travelers can exchange money at banks or currency exchange booths, with banks typically providing better rates, albeit having more limited operating hours. While credit cards are accepted in some upscale establishments and restaurants, cash remains the preferred form of payment, especially in more rural regions. Therefore, it’s recommended for visitors to carry both US Dollars and Cambodian Riel, especially when venturing into less touristy areas.

19. What is the cuisine in Cambodia and what to expect?

    • Cambodian cuisine offers a delightful journey of flavors, blending simplicity with a diverse range of fresh ingredients. From iconic dishes like „Amok“ to the unique use of herbs and spices, the culinary landscape reflects a rich cultural tapestry. With a focus on balance and an appreciation for local traditions, Cambodian cuisine provides a unique and flavorful experience for those exploring its diverse gastronomic offerings.

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An old colonial bridge in Kampot. Kampot’s old French bridge was later repaired in a mishmash of styles.


4 Ways of Transfer from Krong Kep to Kampot:

1. BUS / MINIVAN from Kep to Kampot
Bus Companies Vibol Express, Ekareach Express, Champa Mekong, Giant Ibis
Travel Time About 30 minutes – 1 hour
Ticket Price About $3-6/pp
2. FERRY / BOAT from Kep to Kampot
Ferry Company Crab Shuttle
Travel Time About 2.5 hours
Ticket Price (Round Trip) About $15/pp
Ticket Price (One-Way) About $10/pp
3. PRIVATE TAXI / CAR from Kep to Kampot
Taxi Companies Pharith Yin Kampot Taxi Service, Kampot Taxi Services
Travel Time About 30 minutes
Ticket Price (Per Car) About $15-20/car
4. TUK – TUK from Kep to Kampot
Travel Time About 45 minutes
Ticket Price About $10

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