Battambang Train Station first opened to rail passengers in 1953 and then closed in 2009 before reopening in 2018 following the repair of the train line between Phnom Penh and Poi Pet on the border with Thailand.
Front entrance to Battambang Railway Station
Battambang Railway Station is a town centre train station only 800 metres from Battambang’s main market, Psat Nat.
Battambang Train Station
Battambang Railway is located on the Phnom Penh to Poi Pet Railway Line, 297 km from Phnom Penh and 114 km from Poi Pet.
Three platforms at Battambang Railway Station
Due to the current low volume of train services currently using Battambang Railway Station, most of the time the station is not staffed.
Train Times to Phnom Penh
Train services from Battambang to Phnom Penh are currently operating once a week, reduced from every second day whilst maintenance is being undertaken to the track.
There are no facilities at all at Battambang Railway Station, although it is a short walk to shops and restaurants in the surrounding area.
There are no facilities at Battambang Railway Station
There may be a public toilet on the station’s main platform although none of the doors leading off the platform into the station building are currently sign posted so you would need to find someone to ask for assistance if you do wish to locate a toilet at Battambang Railway Station.
Buying Tickets at the Station
The ticket counters at Battambang Railway Station are open only for a short period before the two weekly train services are scheduled to depart.
Ticket counters at Battambang Railway Station
Tickets to travel any distance on the entire Phnom Penh to Poipet line (via Battambang) are currently free until the 31st December 2018.