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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap by train, plane, bus or car

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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

$67 - $1,025

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Train, bus via Hat Yai  •  31h 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 bus from Poipet to Siem Reap

$27 - $154

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Bus  •  32h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Hat Yai Chee Road
  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

$48 - $82

Train, bus  •  2 days 2h

  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

$3,506 - $3,545

Train, bus #2  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  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 1863 km

$150 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap is to bus which costs RM 200 - RM 360 and takes 32h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap is to train and fly which costs RM 280 - RM 4400 and takes 5h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap. However, there are services departing from Hentian Duta and arriving at Siem Reap via Hat Yai Clock Tower, Hat Yai Bus Terminal and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 51m.

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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 via Hat Yai which takes 31h 7m and costs RM 110 - RM 700.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap bus services, operated by Alisan Golden Coach Express, depart from Hentian Duta station.

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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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Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Siem Reap station.

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Siem Reap is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 11:16 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 10:16 PM in Siem Reap.

Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap.
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  • Distance: 1161.3 km
  • 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 Hat Yai Chee Road, Hat Yai Clock Tower, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 32h 51m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $230
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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
5h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
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 Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $30
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 - $5
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$17 - $24
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$7 - $11
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$23 - $30
Train from Hat Yai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 - $11
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$24 - $35
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$15 - $22
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$40 - $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)
$19 - $26
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$9 - $14
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$28 - $40
Eastern and Oriental Express
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Poipet to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $29
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
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

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

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There are 698+ hotels available in Siem Reap. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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