Phnom Penh to Kampot by Train

Fried Tarantula are a popular snack in Cambodia

Fried Tarantula are a popular snack in Cambodia

Currently there is one train per day departing from Phnom Penh to Kampot on Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday only. On Saturdays and Sundays the train departs at 07.00 from Phnom Penh and is scheduled to arrive in Kampot at 12.10, a scheduled journey of slightly over 5 hours and 10 minutes. On Fridays the train departs at 15.00. The effort it takes to travel to Kampot is richly rewarded. The town is famous for its riverside area and colonial market, as well the salt and pepper farms which produce much of the area’s wealth.


Train

Train Times To Kampot


Air-conditioned and non air-conditioned seats cost the same and are available on a first come first served basis. At the time of writing Cambodia does not have an effective seat allocation system for train ticket bookings.

Day Phnom Pehn Kampot
Friday 15.00 20.10
Saturday 07.00 12.10
Sunday 07.00 12.10

At the time of writing Cambodia does not have an effective seat allocation system for train ticket bookings which means people tend to sit in the first available seat rather than in the seat number on their ticket.


Bus

Bus Times to Kampot


For journeys from Phnom Penh to Kampot at other times of the day or other days of the week you need travel by bus as this is the only other form of public transport which is available. 

Bus Station Depart Phnom Pehn Arrive Kampot
Giant Ibis 08.00 10.30
Giant Ibis 14.45 17.15

Ticket

Buy Bus Tickets To Kampot


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Bus Journey Information:
  • Journey Time: The journey by bus takes 2 hours 30 minutes (half the time of the journey by train)
  • Cost: $9 per person one way.
  • Frequency: The Giant Ibis Transport company has two departures per day.

Map

Location of Phnom Penh Station



Map

Location of Kampot Station


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