How to Get from Siem Reap to Battambang by Bus

To get to Battambang from Siem Reap (vice versa), you can easily get a short distance bus.  This comfortable bus trip would save you some money than by taking a boat trip. Unlike the bus trip from Battambang to Sihanoukville, you can really enjoy the beautiful scenery of rural Cambodia when traveling by bus. In addition to taking a bus option, you can also get to Battambang from Siem Reap by boat (link below). Read on to learn more about the best way to travel between Battambang and Siem Reap by bus.

How to Get to Siem Reap from Battambang by Bus

  • Distance:  162.6 km via National Road 6 and National Road 5
  • Duration: About 3 hours
  • Bus ticket price: Under $10
  • Buses: Cambodia Post or Mekong Express run everyday (morning and afternoon)

It’s possible that your hotel or guest house receptionist can help you get a bus ticket. But you can also book your bus ticket online. An online service like BookMeBus allows you to book instantly for the Siem Reap to Battambang bus trip. Usually, you can get better deal through the online booking system. Comparing to traveling by boat, the bus ride to Battambang from Siem Reap is one of the cheapest, fastest & safest ways for most travelers and locals.

More about Battambang

Battambang is a province in the north west of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Battambang has a large town in Battambang city. Battambang is bordered on the north by Banteay Meanchey Province to the east by Siem Reap Province and Tonle Sap Lake to Pursat Province to the west by Pailin and Chanthaburi (Thailand). Battambang Province is one of the provinces of the Kingdom of Cambodia, which has a large area of land with natural treasures and ancient cultural heritage. Many ancient temples overlooking Phnom Tuol and these submerged areas are potential tourist attractions.


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