How to get from KOH RONG to SIEM REAP?

How to get from Koh Rong to Siem Reap
How to travel from Koh Rong Island to Siem Reap? You can travel by ferry, bus, train or plane and book tickets online.

Ferry + Bus to Siem Reap
Ferry + Flight to Siem Reap
Book Tickets to Siem Reap

    • Siem Reap in Cambodia belongs to the one of the most attractive tourist places in southeast Asia. In Siem Reap you can see and visit an amazing Angkor Wat Temple Complex – historical buddhist place full of temples and ruins. If you will be traveling by land, you will travel over Phnom Penh. Siem Reap is very far from Koh Rong Island and travel by land takes a lot of time. The closest city to Koh Rong is Sihanoukville, from Sihanoukville you can take a direct flight – it the most fastest way how to get to Siem Reap. But there are also another ways how to travel.
    • You can book join ticket (boat+bus) from Koh Rong to Siem Reap on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

From Koh Rong to Siem Reap by boat+plane, bus or train via Phnom Penh.

    • Travel distance from Koh Rong to Siem Reap is about 560 km by land via Phnom Penh. The most fastest and sometimes also a cheap way of transport from Koh Rong Island to Siem Reap is to travel by plane from Sihanoukville. Sihanoukvile is only about 20 km from Koh Rong and from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville you can travel by speedboat or ferry. It is also possible to travel by land – you can travel by bus/minivan from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap, travel by bus takes about 11-14 hours and bus tickets start at $14/pp. There is also a railway link of historical train of Royal Railway from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh. So you can travel by train from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh and by bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. There are also some private cars from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap via Phnom Penh. Private taxi/car to Siem Reap is the most expensive option of transfer. From Siem Reap you can travel to Laos – by bus/van to Don Det. Book your bus or train tickets and flights from Koh Rong (Sihanoukville) to Siem Reap online.

How do I get from Koh Rong to Siem Reap?


1. FERRY + BUS from Koh Rong to Siem Reap


A) FERRY/SPEEDBOAT from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville

    • the only way how to get from from Koh Rong to Sihanoukvile is by ferry/speedboat
    • speedboats of Buva Sea Cambodia…
    • boat departs from Long Set Beach in Koh Rong to Sihanoukville port
    • travel by ferry/speedboat from from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville can take about 1 hour
    • the one-way ferry/boat ticket from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville costs about $13/pp
    • you will receive your e-ticket by email, ready to print
    • arrive at the port at least 45 minutes before departure and present the voucher to board
    • Book your ferry/boat tickets from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

B) BUS/MINIVAN from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap

    • travel distance from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap is about 530 km
    • a lot of buses through the day + overnight buses to Siem Reap
    • bus/minivan – the cheapest way of transport between Sihanoukville and Siem Reap
    • travel by bus from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap can take up to 11-14 hours
    • bus tickets from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap costs about $14-28/pp
    • bus companies – Giant Ibis, Mekong Express, Virak Buntham…
    • Book and buy bus tickets from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square
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Speedboat – Buva Sea Cambodia from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville (photo: 12go.asia)
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Sleeper bus of Giant Ibis from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap (photo: 12go.asia)


2. FERRY + FLIGHT from Koh Rong to Siem Reap


A) FERRY/SPEEDBOAT from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville

    • the only way how to get from from Koh Rong to Sihanoukvile is by ferry/speedboat
    • speedboats of Buva Sea Cambodia…
    • boat departs from Long Set Beach in Koh Rong to Sihanoukville port
    • travel by speedboat from from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville can take about 1 hour
    • the one-way boat ticket from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville costs about $13
    • you will receive your e-ticket by email, ready to print
    • arrive at the port at least 45 minutes before departure and present the voucher to board
    • Book your ferry/boat tickets from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

B) FLIGHT from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap

    • travel distance from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap by plane is about 250 km
    • the most fastest and comfortable way of transport between Sihanoukville and Siem Reap
    • travel by plane from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap takes about 1 hour
    • flight from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap costs about $35-100
    • airlines – Lanmei Airlines, Cambodia Angkor Air, JC International Airlines, Cambodia Airways
    • airport in Sihanoukville – Sihanoukville International Airport
    • airport in Siem Reap – Siem Reap International Airport
    • Book and buy direct flights from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap on Baolau icon-external-link-square
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Cambodia Angkor Air – plane from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap (photo: Baolau)


From Sihanoukvile to Phnom Penh you can travel by historical train

    • train is operated by Royal Railway (old train from 1960,refurbrished, air-conditioned)
    • travel by train from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh takes about 7 hours
    • motorbikes, bicycles can be transported on all trains for a $5 fee
    • these trains are going only on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday
    • one-way train ticket to Sihanoukville costs about $8
    • you will recieve e-ticket by email to collect the physical ticket at the station before boarding the train
    • Book and buy train tickets from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh on Baolau icon-external-link-square
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Train of Royal Railway from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh (photo: Baolau)


Travel by train from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap?

    • in the near future it will be possible travel by train from Phnom to Siem Reap (more info)
    • an agreement to build a national rail system has been reached by the Royal Group and two major Chinese companies
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In the streets of Siem Reap city.

12go.asia – search and book tickets online
– you can buy train, bus, boat tickets + flights mainly for Thailand (+tickets for Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia)
– tickets for the ferries in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Mui Ne, ferry to Koh Phangan, Krabi, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Chang
– train tickets for the most frequented routes in Thailand – Bangkok > Phuket, Bangkok > Hua Hin, Bangkok > Surat Thani..
– if you buy train tickets for Thailand over 12go.asia, you have to pick them in the office: Bangkok (DOB building) or Chiang Mai (Bossotel)
– 12go can deliver these train tickets in Thailand, more info about 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 Lao Cai on 12go.asia or Baolau (Orient, Sapaly…), you must pick it up at the station
– read any other additional information before you book your tickets

Baolau – search and book tickets online

– you can buy train, bus, ferry tickets, flights mainly for Vietnam (also a tickets for Laos, Cambodia, Thailand…)
– flights of Vietnamese airlines, VietJet Air, JetStar, Air Asia as well as flights to neighbouring countries
– tickets for Malaysia, eg. Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands, Kuala Lumpur to Penang, Penang to Langkawi
– tickets for travel routes in Vietnam eg. Mui Ne to Hanoi, Da Lat to Hoi An, Lao Cai to Hanoi
– you can use your online train e-ticket in mobile phone in Vietnam (Recommend – print a ticket)
– you can select a seat or berth in the train in Vietnam
– the price of tickets or flights is from the official price of transport company or airlines
– read other information before you buy a ticket + frequently asked questions on Baolau

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Spung on a temple in Ta Prohm – Angkor Wat.
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Buddhist monks in Angkor Wat temple, Siem Reap.
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Door surrounded by roots of Tetrameles nudiflora in the Khmer temple of Ta Phrom in Siem Reap.


icon-info-circle FAQ – Travel route from Koh Rong to Siem Reap:

How to book tickets + flights from Koh Rong to Siem Reap?

    • You can book and buy join tickets from Koh Rong to Siem Reap on 12go.asia.

How long does it take to travel from Koh Rong to Siem Reap?

    • Travel by speedboat+bus from Koh Rong to Siem Reap (via Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh) takes about 13-16 hours.
    • Travel by speedboat+plane from Koh Rong to Siem Reap (via Sihanoukville) takes about 3 hours.

How much does it cost to travel from Koh Rong to Siem Reap?

    • Travel by speedboat+bus from Koh Rong to Siem Reap (via Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh) costs about $27-40.
    • Travel by speedboat+plane from Koh Rong to Siem Reap (via Sihanoukville) costs about $50-115.

What is the travel distance from Koh Rong to Siem Reap?

    • Travel distance from Koh Rong to Siem Reap is about 560 km by boat+bus and about 270 km by boat+plane.

What is the best way of getting from Koh Rong to Siem Reap?

    • The best and fastest way how to get to Siem Reap from Koh Rong Sanloem is to travel by ferry/boat to Sihanoukville and from Sihanoukville you can take a direct flight to Siem Reap.

What is the cheapest way of getting from Koh Rong to Siem Reap?

    • The cheapest way how to travel to Siem Reap from Koh Rong Sanloem is to travel by boat to Sihanoukville and from Sihanoukville you can travel by tourist bus or van to Siem Reap (via Phnom Penh).

What is another way of transport from Koh Rong to Siem Reap?

    • There is also another way how you can travel between these places in Cambodia. There is a train of Royal Railway from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap. So, you can take a boat to Sihanoukville, from Sihanoukville by train to Phnom Penh, and from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by tourist bus or van.

What ferries and boats depart from Koh Rong to Sihanoukville?

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One Stop Hostel Siem Reap (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hostels in Siem Reap – Cambodia.
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Bliss Villa in Siem Reap (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels in Siem Reap – Cambodia.
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Metta Residence & Spa in Siem Reap (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury hotels in Siem Reap – Cambodia.


icon-arrow-circle-right Book your tickets from Koh Rong to Siem Reap + Schedule:

(you can change your departure or arrival place, eg. Koh Rong > Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh > Siem Reap…)


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