Why we recommend Giant Ibis (aka GI) as one of the top bus companies when taking long-distance travel by bus in Cambodia. Giant Ibis runs (night) buses from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Sihanoukville, Kampot and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). So if you’re looking for a reliable bus company from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, Giant Ibis Transport is a reputable company, which is owned by The Royal Group. The parent company Royal Group also own the Royal Railways, Royal Cambodian Limousine Service, BMW, and Helicopters Cambodia. So the Giant Ibis Transport is one of the biggest bus operators in a country like Cambodia.
- New and nice, clean and spacious with plenty of leg room, which is good if you take the bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, or from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville. You don’t want feel like sitting for four or five hours in a flight. So entertainment and comfortable seats are the basic part.
- During your bus journey, you’ve got free wifi available. So you won’t be bored.
- Good, working air conditioner (AC). During Cambodian summer season like in April, you don’t want to feel the heat when you’re in the bus.
- Safety first is very vital. Alternate drivers during a long bus trip is part of the plan.
- Higher price than other buses like the Mekong Express and Capitol
- Giant Ibis runs only fewer routes than many other bus operators
- Check the Giant Ibis Transport bus terminal on Google Maps
- Ensure that your luggage makes it onto the bus, and when you arrive at your destination, try to get off the bus early to be there when it’s taken out of the luggage compartment.
- Cambodia by bus: Mekong Express and Giant Ibis Bus Review
- Braving the Bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh – backpackerlee
- How to Take a Bus Between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh
- Transport from Phnom Penh to Kampot