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.

Recommended option

Train, fly  •  4 h 42 min

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

$45 - $163

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  30 h 2 min

  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 Bang Sue
  4. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Siem Reap

$44 - $128

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Hua Lamphong  •  31 h 31 min

  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 bus from Khaosan Road Travel Mart to Siem Reap

$61 - $131

Bus  •  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 - $73

Train, bus via Amphoe Aranyaprathet  •  33 h 49 min

  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 Aranyaprathet
  5. Take the bus from Poipet to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express

$50 - $147

Bus, Mini Van  •  41 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Nibong
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang 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 Office to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express

$69

Drive  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap 1163.5 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap is to bus which costs RM 180 - RM 300 and takes 31 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap is to train and fly which costs RM 180 - RM 700 and takes 4 h 42 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap, including transfers.

More details

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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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
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14
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
$12 - $20
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $13
Gold
$18 - $20
Platinum
$24 - $28
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Train from Hat Yai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
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 - $6
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
$9 - $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
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
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
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Poipet to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.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
KBES
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Penang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
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
$21
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia

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