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Trip overview from Phnom Penh to Kampot

To make trip planning super easy and fast, we created a step-by-step guide to find the best options by bus, taxi and train from Phnom Penh to Kep.

To start with, use the slider to compare the different options:


How to get from Phnom Penh to Kep

Taking the bus is quite convenient and also the cheapest option to reach Kep. We recommend to travel with Cambodia Post or Giant Ibis, but there are more companies you can choose from.

You can hail a taxi on the street or order a larger SUV type taxi online. Expect the journey to take 3-4 hours, depending on how many stops you make along the way.


Your options at a glance

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Bus4 hours$8Check bus tickets
Taxi3 - 4 hours$40 Reserve a taxi

Are you a fast decision maker? Simply use the links above to book your tickets!

If you haven’t found your best transport option yet, no problem. This was just the intro. Below we share our step-by-step guide of how to get from Phnom Penh to Kep.

Phnom Penh to Kep route on map

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Bus from Phnom Penh to Kep

Duration: 4 hours
Costs: $8

We highly recommend booking a ride with either Cambodia Post VIP Van or Giant Ibis. They have a good reputation for their service and road safety.

Expect roads in fair conditions when heading from Phnom Penh to Kep.

Bus companyScheduleDurationCost
Cambodia Post VIP Van
Phnom Penh Sorya07:00-12:00
5h $8.50
Champa Mekong07:30-13:30
Giant Ibis Transport08:00-11:00

Check Available Bus Tickets

Cambodia Post VIP

  • Departure from the Post Office (Government building) in Phnom Penh
  • Arrival at the Post office in Kep

If you wish to book with Cambodia Post VIP Van, you need to check BookMeBus for available trips.

Giant Ibis

  • Departure close to the National Library in Phnom Penh
  • Arrival at the Giant Ibis office across Kep Beach

If you want to travel with Giant Ibis, you can book your tickets at 12Go.Asia.

Phnom Penh Sorya

  • Departure from the Phnom Penh Sorya Office along Charles de Gaulle Blvd.
  • Arrival at the Phnom Penh Sorya Terminal near Kep Beach

Champa Mekong

  • Departure from the Champa Mekong Terminal along Oknha Hing Penn Street
  • Arrival at the Champa Mekong Terminal near Kep Beach



Taxi from Phnom Penh to Kep

Duration: 3 – 4 hours
Costs: $40

You can either put your negotiation skills to the work and hail a cab on your own or book a taxi ride online.

If you hail one on the street, expect to pay around $40-$50 for a one-way trip. Make sure you agree on the rate with the driver so you don’t end up paying more.

Booking online through Camboticket is also a convenient option. Taxis booked online are SUV types and will provide more room than the usual taxis you can find on the streets. Booking online costs $55 for a 4 person car.

Reserve a Taxi

Lastly, you can also opt for a ride share. You can find this ride share stand at the Psar Dang Kor Taxi Park along Mao Tse Toung Boulevard. A ride will cost $5 per person, but you’ll have to wait until the taxi is full.

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