There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap by train, plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Siem Reap (REP) KUL - REP

$41 - $166

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Train, bus  •  31 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Bang Sue
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Siem Reap

$38 - $103

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Bus The Transport Company  •  31 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Siem Reap

$47 - $72

Train, bus via Aranyaprathet  •  35 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
  4. Take the bus from Poipet to Siem Reap

$42 - $120

Train, bus #2  •  37 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the bus from Khaosan Road Travel Mart Office to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express

$53 - $105

Bus via Cameron Highlands  •  44 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Cameron Highlands
  2. Take the bus from Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Khaosan Road Travel Mart to Siem Reap

$77 - $81

Drive  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap 1163.5 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap. However, there are services departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Siem Reap via Hat Yai Bus Terminal and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 47 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Siem Reap is 1161 km. The road distance is 1861.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap without a car is to train and bus which takes 31 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap bus services, operated by Sri Maju, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Siem Reap Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Siem Reap station.

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Siem Reap is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 12:03 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 11:03 PM in Siem Reap.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap is 1862 km. It takes approximately 24 h 38 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap.

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Bangkok Airways, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and two other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Siem Reap Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap.
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  • Distance: 725.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Siem Reap, Cambodia?

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Hat Yai Bus Station, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 31 h 47 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
16 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
Train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
Train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Capitol Tour Cambodia
Website
capitoltourscambodia.com
Bus from Poipet to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
capitoltourscambodia.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Khaosan Road Travel Mart Office to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia
CS Travel & Tours
Website
cstravel.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Cameron Highlands
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cstravel.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Unititi express
Website
unititi.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Piya
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Travel Mart
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Khaosan Road Travel Mart to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
12go.asia

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