|Bus||15,5 hours||$26||Check bus tickets|
|Taxi||8 hours||$125||Reserve a taxi|
|Flight||4 hours||$83||Check flights|
Route overview from Siem Reap to Kep
Bus from Siem Reap to Kep
5h 30min, $26
There is only one direct bus operating on this route. This is the sleeper bus of Virak Buntham. which will take you in about 15 hours to Kep. Another option is to take a morning bus to Phnom Penh and take another bus from there to Kep.
Taxi from Siem Reap to Kep
8 hours, $125
Taking the taxi is a lot faster than the night bus, but comes at a higher price.
Flight from Siem Reap to Kep via Sihanoukville
4 hours, $83
There are a few flights leaving around noon from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville. Upon arriving, you can take a taxi from the airport which will bring you in 3 hours to Kep.
Option 1: Bus
Route: Siem Reap Kep
Duration: 15,5 hours
Direct sleeper bus
If you want to travel by bus from Siem Reap to Kep in one way, the sleeper bus of Virak Buntham is the only option you have.
Traveling this route by sleeper bus saves you a lot of time as you cross the main part of the journey at night.
However, traveling by night is not as safe as during daytime as streets are not well-lighted and can be narrow at some parts. Also, take in mind that Virak Buntham doesn’t receive the best reviews.
|Virak Buntham||19:00-10:30||15h 30min||$26|
The bus departs from the bus terminal in the south of the city next to the roundabout near the cinema and night market.
Travel via Phnom Penh
Cost: $10 + $8, duration: 6 + 4 hours
If you don’t want to travel by night bus, you can also take a bus to Phnom Penh first and catch another bus to Kep from here.
Siem Reap Phnom Penh
The bus companies operating on this route like Cambodia Post VIP Van and Mekong Express do also have a better reputation.
See the page of Siem Reap to Phnom Penh for more info about this route.
Phnom Penh Kep
When you arrive in Phnom Penh you can take the bus of Sorya Transport leaving at 14:45 or the Champa Mekong bus leaving at 15:00 to Kep.
See the page of Phnom Penh to Kep for more details.
Option 2: Taxi
Route: Siem Reap Kep
Duration: 8 hours
Taking the taxi is the fastest option if you want to travel from Siem Reap to Kep in one way. Expect to pay around $125 when you hail a taxi on the street.
If you’re traveling in a group of more than 4 people, you can also book a larger taxi through the button below. Booking a taxi online costs $135.
Option 3: Flight via Sihanoukville
Route: Siem Reap Sihanoukville Kep
Duration: 4 hours
As Kep does not have an airport, you either have to fly to Phnom Penh or Sihanoukville first. We recommend flying to Sihanoukville as this is the quickest way to reach Kep.
Plane: Siem Reap Sihanoukville
Duration: 50min – 1 hour
Costs: $33 – $105
There are several flights leaving in the morning and fares usually range from $33-$105.
See the page about Siem Reap to Sihanoukville for more info about the flights on this route.
Taxi: Sihanoukville Airport Kep
Duration: 3 hours
From Sihanoukville Airport you can book a taxi to Kep for $50.
You can book one at the taxi counter or request one online.
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