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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Angkor Wat by train, plane, taxi, 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  •  5h 10m

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

$115 - $272

Cheapest option

Bus  •  35h 23m

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

$51 - $99

4 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  34h 7m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Hua Lamphong
  4. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Klong Luk Border
  5. Take the train from Poipet to Sisŏphŏn
  6. Take a taxi from Sisŏphŏn to Angkor Wat

$108 - $251

Train, bus via Poipet  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Klong Luk Border
  3. Take the bus from Poipet to Siem Reap

$3,515 - $3,554

Train, bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the bus from Khaosan Road to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express

$3,531 - $3,534

Drive  •  24h 40m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Angkor Wat 1864.6 km

$150 - $230

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Angkor Wat is to bus which costs RM 200 - RM 400 and takes 35h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Angkor Wat is to train and fly which takes 5h 10m and costs RM 460 - RM 1100.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Angkor Wat is 1167 km. The road distance is 1864.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Angkor Wat without a car is to train and taxi which takes 34h 7m and costs RM 430 - RM 1100.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Angkor Wat, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Siem Reap Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Angkor Wat is 1865 km. It takes approximately 24h 40m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Angkor Wat.

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

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There are 547+ hotels available in Angkor Wat. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Angkor Wat.
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  • Distance: 1167 km
  • Duration: 5h 10m

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

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Angkor Wat via Bandar Tasik Selatan, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Hatyai, Hat Yai, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Siem Reap in around 35h 23m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
http://www.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
4h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$12 - $13
Gold
$18 - $21
Platinum
$24 - $28
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $35
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)
$1 - $6
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$18 - $25
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$8 - $11
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$24 - $35
Train from Hat Yai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $60
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)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$25 - $35
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$16 - $23
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$45 - $60
Train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Klong Luk Border
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $40
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)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$20 - $27
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$10 - $14
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$29 - $40
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Sisŏphŏn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
royalrailway.easybook.com
Eastern and Oriental Express
Bus operators
Suasana Edaran
Phone
+60 3-2143 2299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Capitol Tour Cambodia
Phone
(855) 63 968 268
Email
info@capitoltourscambodia.com
Website
capitoltourscambodia.com
Bus from Poipet to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
capitoltourscambodia.com
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Khaosan Road to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Sisŏphŏn to Angkor Wat
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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