Cambodia's Uber for bus

In Cambodia, how to book a bus ticket (online and smartphone)? Book a ticket. From your smartphone. Hop on the bus to your chosen destination.

The story of how Uber started is fascinating. It’s simply “a simple idea—tap a button, get a ride.”

In Phnom Penh, a young tech startup helps tourists, visitors, and anyone to get their bus tickets without leaving their home. Get your smartphone out of your pocket, book a bus to get you to your preferred destination. You don’t really have to go out to the bus station to book or buy the ticket anymore. You do this over a few clicks or touches from the cafe or home.

BookMeBus works with most of the bus companies in Cambodia. It also accepts a wide ranges of mobile payment.

One of the most used features on BookMeBus.com is to check the bus schedules. Since the startup collaborate with nearly all the bus operators, you can easily check out the schedules of bus departing to destinations around Cambodia. With this useful information, it does really help you to plan your bus trip a lot.

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A screen shot of the iPhone app shows how you can easily find the bus schedule to book.

Getting around Cambodia by local buses and minibuses?
There are currently many bus networks in Cambodia. Phnom Penh is now the hub of local bus routes that are proving popular with local students, but are widely used by visitors and tourists.

Buses (laan krong) are the cheapest and also usually the most convenient and comfortable – way to get around Cambodia, connecting all major cities and towns. Many bus services begin in the Cambodian capital city Phnom Penh, meaning that you’ll most likely have to go through the capital if travelling from one side of the country to the other.

There are now a number of private bus companies running out of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap serving destinations across the country. The hubs are Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Sihanoukville.

The main operators are Giant Ibis, GST Express, Thero Express, Mekong Express and Phnom Penh Sorya. You should avoid: Capitol Tours.

Buses generally arrive and depart from their respective company offices. To guarantee a seat, you can now book your ticket any time from anywhere using just your smartphone.

Book me [a] bus now?
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What’s next?

What if you can book a ferry from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong Samleum?
What if you can book a train from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville (Kampong Som), Kep, or Kampot?
That’s going to happen in the next release in the next few months.

You might also want to read: Meet BookMeBus startup co-founder: Langda Chea (video)

BookMeBus – A Cambodian Legitimate Online Bus Booking Agent You Can Trust!