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There are 9 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

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Train, fly to Siem Reap  •  4 h 53 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, fly to Phnom Penh  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phnom Penh (PNH) KUL - PNH

$33 - $200

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Train, fly to Sihanoukville  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Sihanoukville (KOS) KUL - KOS

$185 - $515

Train, bus  •  35 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 Phnom Penh

$44 - $108

Bus  •  35 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 Phnom Penh

$53 - $77

Train via Padang Besar  •  41 h 37 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 train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station

$37 - $127

Train, night bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the night bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express

$3,528

Train Eastern and Oriental Express  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station

$3,510 - $3,548

Drive  •  28 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh 1323.6 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia is to train and fly which costs RM 130 - RM 850 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia is to train and fly which costs RM 750 - RM 2200 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia. However, there are services departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Phnom Penh via Hat Yai Bus Terminal and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 47 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Cambodia is 1204 km. The road distance is 2117.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia without a car is to train and bus which takes 35 h 55 min and costs RM 180 - RM 460.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia is to bus which takes 35 h 47 min and costs RM 220 - RM 330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RM 150 - RM 550 and takes 41 h 37 min.

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

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Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Phnom Penh station.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia.
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  • Distance: 752.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh via Hat Yai Bus Station, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 35 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh via Padang Besar, Padang Besar, Hua Lamphong, Aranyaprathet, Aranyaprathet, Poipet, and Poipet in around 41 h 37 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sihanoukville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Friday 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
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
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
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Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
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
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
royal-railway.com
Eastern and Oriental Express
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
Ave. Duration
41 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3,500
Schedules at
belmond.com
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
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
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
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
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Night bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Cambodia is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 11:18 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 10:18 AM in Cambodia.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia is 2118 km. It takes approximately 28 h 18 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Cambodia.

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Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways, AirAsia and three other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Siem Reap Airport.

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