From Phnom Penh Olympic to Battambang by Buses
From Phnom Penh Thero Express to Battambang by Vans
Passenger reviews out of total 177 passengers who traveled with us on this route.
At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:
Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)
Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.
How to get from Phnom Penh to Battambang
Travelling between Phnom Penh and Battambang is possible by bus and van. Van guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 16.50 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 9.90.
How long does it take to get from Phnom Penh to Battambang?
It can take you anywhere between 5 and 6 hours to travel between Phnom Penh and Battambang depending on the means of transport you choose.
Van is the fastest way to travel between Phnom Penh and Battambang. Van will bring you to your destination in 5h. Bus does a much slower job and take about 6h to reach Battambang.
How much does it cost to get from Phnom Penh to Battambang?
Travelling between Phnom Penh and Battambang can be as cheap as USD 9.90 if you opt for a Virak Buntham Express bus and as expensive as USD 16.50 if you buy a Virak Buntham Express Bus ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
How many trips per day are there between Phnom Penh and Battambang ?
- 8 from Phnom Penh to Battambang starting from 01:00 Phnom Penh Olympic until 22:00 Phnom Penh Olympic
- 3 from Phnom Penh to Battambang starting from 05:00 Phnom Penh Thero Express until 14:30 Phnom Penh Thero Express
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Phnom Penh to Battambang.
What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?
Travelling from Phnom Penh to Battambang overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.
Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.
They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.
Companies operating bus routes between Phnom Penh and Battambang
Virak Buntham Express
Vans are a great alternative - or, in many cases - your only option - if you need to travel overland within one and the same province or neighbouring provinces or states. Vans ply the roads between Phnom Penh and Battambang, too.
Things to remember: When travelling by van with huge luggage buying a separate seat for your suitcase or backpack is a good idea. Do not expect there is a roomy luggage compartment in a van - there is actually none and your fellow passengers are unlikely to appreciate your luggage stuck under their feet, alas.
Companies operating vans between Phnom Penh and Battambang
What is the most popular transport to get from Phnom Penh to Battambang?
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with van remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route
- 971 took a van
- 29 opted for a bus