Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh Bus

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  • Journey duration is 3 hrs 46 mins
  • First bus is at 07:30 & last bus is at 20:00.
  • Price starts from USD 11.00.
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Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration Lowest Fare No of Services    
Sovan Rithy Express 11:00 18:00 3 hrs 37 mins USD 15.00 6
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Champa Tourist Bus 08:30 14:45 3 hrs 0 mins USD 15.00 4
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Airbus 07:30 13:45 3 hrs 15 mins USD 13.00 4
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Sima Express 11:30 18:00 3 hrs 30 mins USD 15.00 3 BOOK TICKET
Giant Ibis 13:30 19:00 3 hrs 0 mins USD 17.00 2
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Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh Bus Service

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Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh Bus Ticket Online Booking

Travelling hassle-free is essential to experience an enjoyable and exciting journey. The convenience of travelling from one city to another is necessary for the whole travel experience, whether it's a quick getaway or an expedition. With the Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh bus journey, travellers can behold the beauty of the Cambodian countryside, rice paddies, and lush greenery.

Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh bus travel improves connectivity, allowing visitors to discover intriguing places and cultures while fostering relaxation. Tourists can book online bus tickets from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh as per their comfort and trip itinerary.

How long does it take from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh via bus?

Tourists or locals can visit Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh via roadways or railways. Railways are a comparatively cheaper option. Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh train operates once daily and takes approximately 6-7 hours.

Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh buses take around 3 -4 hours, depending upon the traffic and other underlying factors. About 33 buses from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh depart daily and offer different amenities to the customers through various bus operating companies. The earliest bus from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh leaves at 5:30 am. People can also travel on the night bus from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh, leaving at 9:30 pm.

Tourists or travellers can also find local taxis or vans, offering cheaper fares than buses. It is advisable to avoid travelling in local taxis or vans. Authorised and private buses from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh are safe and reliable. Virak Buntham Express, Champa Tourist Express, Vibhol Express, etc., are bus operating companies that offer air-conditioned and non-AC bus services. You can purchase any bus ticket Cambodia from any operators from redBus. 

About Phnom Penh

The capital and largest city of Cambodia is Phnom Penh, often known as the Pearl of Asia. It is situated where the Tonlé Sap, Bassac, and Mekong rivers converge. Along with vibrant markets like the Russian and Central Markets, the city boasts a thriving street food scene and a lively nightlife along the riverbank. With its many Buddhist temples strewn around the city and its neighbourhoods' laid-back vibe, Phnom Penh still has a lot of its old charm.

The ideal time to visit Phnom Penh is November to April, also known as the dry season. The days will be warm and sunny with lower humidity levels, making sightseeing and outdoor travel more comfortable. Since this is Cambodia's busiest travel season, one can anticipate more crowds and expensive lodging and tour packages.

Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh Bus Ticket Prices

Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh bus fares range from $8-1$15, depending on factors like seat availability, peak hours, last-minute booking, etc.

Things to Do in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh offers a variety of things to do, such as art galleries, cultural events, and day trips to neighbouring destinations; one must see the following tourist sights -

Independence Monument 

This famous memorial honours Cambodia's liberation from French colonial control. It looks incredible when lit up at night.

Psar Toul Tom Poung

Visit this lively Russian market. Discover items like apparel, accessories, trinkets, and regional handicrafts.

Choeung Ek Genocidal Center 

Commonly known as Killing Fields, mass graves and a memorial stupa honour the victims of the Khmer Rouge massacre. It's a site for introspection and reminiscence.

Wat Phnom 

Scale the hill to see Phnom Penh's tallest house of worship. At the summit, relax in the serene ambience and expansive city vistas.

Royal Palace 

The King of Cambodia resides at the Royal Palace. Consider visiting the Silver Pagoda within the royal grounds to witness national treasures.

Travel Tips for Phnom Penh

Travel tips for tourists travelling from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh bus -

  • For International tourists, always keep your passport handy to avoid any hassle.
  • There are various taxis and vans offering rides from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh at a cheaper rate. Avoid travelling from unreliable mediums to ensure personal safety and security.
  • Carefully read the baggage policy of the bus operating companies before travelling. There is an additional baggage charge.
  • Bus operators have multiple boarding and dropping points. Carefully select them as per your travel itinerary.


How can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another?

You can simply log on to, choose any specific country you would like to book a bus in, and select the source and destination. After choosing the route and the date, you will find a number of options for buses available. redBus site is user-friendly and booking a bus ticket is just a matter of a few minutes.

Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?

This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.

Where can I find the location of my bus stop?

As you get the listing of buses available on a selected route, you can click on the 'Boarding & Dropping Point' tab to check the exact location of your pickup and drop-off points. redBus also offers ‘Track my bus’ facility in a few countries to check the live location of the bus.

How early should I arrive for the trip?

Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.

Can I reschedule my bus ticket on this route?

Yes, you can. However, this option is available with some selected bus operators on You just have to enter your bus ticket number and email address, verify your ticket details, and choose a reschedule date.

At what time do buses start from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh?

Buses from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.

Are there any discounts available on the route from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh?

Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.

How long does it take to get from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh?

The bus journey from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh takes approximately 3-4 hours depending upon various factors like time, traffic, bus operator, etc.

Why do we no longer travel to Sihanoukville?

Sihanoukville has lost its charm. Bricks and construction material residue loiter around the streets, there is an increase in crime, and plastic bags are choking the picture-perfect beaches of Sihanoukville.

How long does it take to get from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap via bus?

The bus journey from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap takes approximately 5-6 hours depending upon various factors like time, traffic, bus operator, etc.

What is the best way to get around in Phnom Penh?

Locals or tourists can commute seamlessly in Phnom Penh via taxis, rental cars, buses, or tuk-tuks as per their convenience and affordability.

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