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

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Fly from Siem Reap, train  •  3h 33m

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

RM 384 - RM 1489

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Train  •  45h 45m

  1. Take the train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
  2. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
  4. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  5. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

RM 151 - RM 652

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Fly from Sihanoukville, train  •  3h 24m

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

RM 243 - RM 912

Fly from Phnom Penh, train  •  5h 23m

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

RM 437 - RM 1257

Bus, train via Hat Yai  •  36h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

RM 235 - RM 585

Bus  •  39h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
  4. Take the bus from Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal to KL Sentral Station

RM 290 - RM 340

Bus via Pattaya  •  43h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Pattaya
  2. Take the bus from Pattaya to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
  4. Take the bus from Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal to KL Sentral Station

RM 351

Bus, train  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Bangkok Hualamphong to Kuala Lumpur

RM 14269 - RM 14277

Drive  •  28h 15m

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur 2117 km

RM 700 - RM 1100

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The cheapest way to get from Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur is to bus which costs $70 - $85 and takes 39h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $60 - $230 and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur station. However, there are services departing from Phnom Penh and arriving at KL Sentral Station via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Hat Yai and Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 44m.

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The distance between Cambodia and Kuala Lumpur is 1204 km. The road distance is 2117 km.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to bus and train via Hat Yai which takes 36h 51m and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by Nattakan Transport, depart from Phnom Penh station.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur is to bus which takes 39h 44m and costs $70 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $170 and takes 45h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Siem Reap Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by Billion Stars Express, arrive at KL Sentral Station.

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Map of how to get from Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 1204.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 33m

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

You can take a bus from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Hat Yai, Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong, and Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal in around 39h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur via Poipet, Poipet, Aranyaprathet, Aranyaprathet, Hua Lamphong, Hat Yai, and Padang Besar in around 45h 45m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 1400
Flights from Sihanoukville to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 800
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 850
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 600
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 1300
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 240
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 35 - RM 45
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 100 - RM 140
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 65 - RM 95
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 180 - RM 240
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 6 - RM 130
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 6 - RM 21
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 75 - RM 100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 30 - RM 45
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 95 - RM 130
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 13 - RM 160
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 13 - RM 27
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 80 - RM 110
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 40 - RM 60
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 110 - RM 160
Train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
18h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 240
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 35 - RM 45
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 100 - RM 140
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 65 - RM 95
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 180 - RM 240
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RM 70 - RM 85
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 49 - RM 53
Gold
RM 70 - RM 85
Platinum
RM 95 - RM 120
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RM 26 - RM 40
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
royalrailway.easybook.com
Eastern and Oriental Express
Bus operators
Nattakan Transport
Phone
+855 70 877 727
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 122
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Beh Travel & Tour Sdn
Phone
019 - 545 3888
Email
beh_travel@outlook.com
Website
behtravelandtour.com
Bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 40
Schedules at
behtravelandtour.com
Billion Stars Express
Phone
+60111 0661111
Website
billionstarsexpress.com
Bus from Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal to KL Sentral Station
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 39
Schedules at
12go.asia
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 122
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Piya
Phone
0-2894-6330-2
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Pattaya to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 148
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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Kuala Lumpur is 1h ahead of Cambodia. It is currently 4:57 PM in Cambodia and 5:57 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur is 2117 km. It takes approximately 28h 15m to drive from Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur.

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AirAsia, Jetstar Asia Airways and Malaysia Airlines offer flights from Siem Reap Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4652+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Siem Reap Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $7 - $9.

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