Year after year, it’s getting easier to take a bus trip from one province to another in Cambodia. From Battambang to Sihanoukville (also known as Krong Preah Sihanoukville or Kampong Some among locals), you just need to a bus trip to Phnom Penh first before heading to the beach town. Even though there is no direct bus from Battambang to Sihanoukville yet, a short stop is Phnom Penh is one of the best options.
While a travel agent in Battambang can get you the bus from Phnom Penh, you could also get a bus ticket by yourself through an online service like BookMeBus. With this online service, you can also book instantly to connect your bus trip, from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville. The roads are no longer as bad as ten years ago. The distance between Battambang and Sihanoukville is approximately 465.1 km via National Highway 4.
Seila Angkor Express has a night bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh from 11:00 PM – 05:00 AM (USD 10 – 12).
Is it worth to take a long distance bus trip from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville?
When you feel you have had enough with the visits to the ancient temples, cultural center, and nightlife, it’s a good time to see the other heaven of Cambodia. Sihanoukville is a whole new place, a beautiful beach town of the country. While Siem Reap has the temples to offer, Sihanoukville has the beaches, seafood, and islands that you won’t regret. Heard of Koh Rong and Koh Rong Sanleum?
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