Transportation in Cambodia

Mean of Transportation in Cambodia

Do you want to know about transportation in Cambodia? There are several choices you can take. Some ways you might share with people you don’t know, but you also can choose the private by adding the price.

Going on a Bus

One of the popular transportation is Bus. There are public bus work only in the central of Phnompehn. Many bus companies provide their service from Phnom pehn to other province, from province to province and from Cambodia to Vietnam and Thailand. All bus are working with air-conditioning, video, TV and some with Wi-Fi. Bus may stop every 2 hours for restroom or for eat. You can book bus ticket in advance or buy directly just before you go. If you have fragile thing, you should keep with you or put the sign. Bus company also accept sending document and product. If you want to send, just give the name and the most important is your partner’s phone number.
Schedule and price, you may check with the bus company directly.
Phnom Penhto Sihanouk ville
Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
Phnom Penh to Battambang
Phnom Penh to Takeo
Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham
Phnom Penh to Kampong Chhnang
Phnom Penh to Kampot
Phnom Penh to Kep
Phnom Penh to Kampong Speu
Phnom Penh to Steung Treng
Phnom Penh to Mondulkirir
Phnom Penh to Poipet
Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh
Phnom Penh to Bangkok and Pattaya
Bus Company:
Giant Ibis Transport
Head office Phnompehn: (+855) 23 987 808
Mekong Express Limousine Bus
Head Office Phnompehn: (+855) 12 787 839, (+855) 98 833 399
Head Office Phnompehn: (+855) 23 210 359
GST Express
Head Office Phnompehn: (+855) 12 839 910, 895 550
Capitol Tours
Head Office Phnompehn: (+855) 23 217 627

Taking a Taxi

There is official taxi in Phnompehn. You can find that kind of taxi easily once you get out of airport. From airport to the center of Phnompehn is 12$.
Other taxi price is depend on your negotiation. You can rent taxi by day or by destination. You also can rent taxi alone or share with other people who take the same destination. Normal price of taxi from Poi Pet to Battambang is 40$-45$ by taxi or 7$ for a person. There are taxi meter available in Phnom Pehn and Siem Reap province. The price is from 1$ per 1 km. However, the price will change if you talk with the driver about the place you go, so he will charge you by km or by hour.
Choice taxi (yello taxi): (+855) 23 888 023,
Global taxi (white taxi): (+855) 23 222 688
Private taxi for rent: (+855)92 143 863

Taking a Boat

Boat is a good transportation for tourist who would like to visit the life of Khmer people who live along the river side. If you choose to go by boat, don’t expect you get your final destination faster. The boat will take longer time if it’s the dry season. However, all boat company equipped their boat with air-conditioner, TV and toilet. Because there are not many passenger travel by boat, it’s a good idea to book ticket one day in advance. The price of boat ticket from Phnom Pehn to Siem Reap province is about 25$ per ticket. It take time about 5 to 6 hours. The ticket from Phnom Pehn to Chau Doc is 25$ to 35$ depends on the type of boat. The boat take 4 to 5 hours. You can book ticket directly to the boat company office or by travel agency or by your hotel service.
Boat company:
Khemar expresss: (+855) 23 430 777
Soon ly: (+855) 23 725 797
Channa: (+855) 23 725 788
Royal express: (+855) 23 725 538
Angkor express: (+855) 23 426 892
Rambo express: (+855) 12 846 818
Mittapheap : (+855)23 880 857
Hang Chau: (+855)12 883 542

Taking a Tuk Tuk

Tuk Tuk or Ro Mork is a popular transportation which is cheaper. Price must be negotiable. Check with GPS smart phone if you are not sure where you go, other wise the driver will ask more then the exact price.

Using a Motor Dub

Motordub (motorbike taxi) is one of the popular transportation among khmer people. However, it’s not convenient as Tuktuk since it’s a single motorbike. The price is double cheaper.

Renting vehicle

Renting is one way to discover the city better. You just need a map and your rental vehicle you will see how the whole place look. In some cities you can personally rent a car and drive yourself. In general, when you rent the car or track or van you’ll get driver. Bike and motorbike for rent is available in a cheap price. However, Cambodian citizen may not be able to rent motorbike. This is the good way to discover the city by your own with less expense. The process of rent is you just give your passport and pay the rent fee you can use the bike for the whole day, it’s about 24 hours. The rent fee of bike is about 3$ to 5$, motorbike is about 5$ to 10$ according to the model of the vehicle. By the way, you must refill the gasoline yourself. For some reasons, the owner of the motorbike doesn’t accept identity card or passport of Cambodian citizen.