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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  •  5h 3m

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

$41 - $166

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  33h 31m

  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

$37 - $104

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Aranyaprathet  •  34h 26m

  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 Virak Buntham Express

$47 - $126

Bus  •  35h 48m

  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

Train, bus #2  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the bus from Khaosan Road Travel Mart to Siem Reap

$3,528 - $3,529

Train, bus #3  •  2 days 4h

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

$3,526 - $3,527

Drive  •  24h 33m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap 1164.4 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap is to train and bus which costs RM 150 - RM 440 and takes 33h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap is to train and fly which costs RM 170 - RM 700 and takes 5h 3m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Siem Reap is 1161 km. The road distance is 1863 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 33h 31m and costs RM 150 - RM 440.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap, 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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Siem Reap is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 1:28 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 12:28 AM in Siem Reap.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap is 1863 km. It takes approximately 24h 33m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap.

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

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There are 908+ hotels available in Siem Reap. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap.
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  • Distance: 725.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

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

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Bandar Tasik Selatan, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Hatyai, Hat Yai, and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 35h 48m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30m
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
5h 23m
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
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
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
17h 10m
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
5h 40m
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
Eastern and Oriental Express
Phone
001800 8392 3500
Email
reservations.singapore@belmond.com
Website
belmond.com
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
41h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3,500
Schedules at
belmond.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Poipet to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.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
Travel Mart
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Khaosan Road Travel Mart to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
12go.asia

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