Phnom Penh to Kep

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How to get from Phnom Penh to Kep

You have 2 options if you want to get from Phnom Penh to Kep: you can take a bus for 4 hours or a taxi for 3-4 hours. Prices are between $7 and $40.

2 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Kep

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Bus4 hours$7Check bus tickets
Taxi3 – 4 hours$40Reserve a taxi

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

An alternative option is to 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.

Itinerary from Phnom Penh to Kep

Phnom Penh to Kep route on map

Phnom Penh to Kep by Bus

Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $7
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $7

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 schedule from Phnom Penh to Kep

Bus companyScheduleCost
Cambodia Post VIP Van07:45-12:45$7
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Phnom Penh Sorya07:00-12:00
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Champa Mekong07:30-13:30
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Giant Ibis Transport08:00-12:00
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Cambodia Post VIP

  • Departure from the Post Office in Phnom Penh
  • Arrival at the Post Office in Kep

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

Phnom Penh to Kep by Taxi

Duration: 3-4 hours
Cost: $40
Duration: 3-4 hours
Cost: $40

You can either put your negotiation skills to work and hail a cab on your own or book a taxi 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 starts at $60 for a 4 person car.

Reserve a Taxi

Lastly, you can also opt for rideshare. You can find a rideshare stand at 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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Based in Bali, Maarten’s passion for travel is undeniable. In 2016, he decided to quit his job as a stock analyst and started doing what he always dreamed of: travelling through South East Asia and helping other people plan their trips. When he is not working on Gecko Routes, you’ll find him surfing in the ocean or exploring the best gems of Indonesia.