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getting to sihanoukville from phnom penh in the late afternoon...

Posted by sebasitan on 26/4/2015 at 18:19


this is my first posting on this forum so please be tolerant
if i'm not following any rules i'm not aware of!

my question is about how possible it will be to catch a bus to
sihanoukville from phnom penh in the late afternoon or what
alternatives i have in case i missed the last bus (taxi, shared taxi, minivan, etc)...

i'll be landing in saigon at the airport in the morning at around 7am
and then i hope to catch a bus to phnom penh at around 8-9am.

suppose i arrive in phnom penh at around 4-5pm are there still many busses
leaving to sihanoukville and where in phnom penh is the best place to find one?

from what i learned on the various websites about the subject there seem to be
various departure points depending on what company i will be using...
(but since i don't know which company has busses leaving at that time
i'm not sure where in phnom penh i should head to)

if i fail to catch a bus then how much would a private taxi cost and where should i
be searching for a driver who won't be asking for an overly unreasonable price?
(and how much would be a realistic fare?)

generally i have been travelling quite a bit but it's been around five years
ago that i have been to cambodia so i was hoping to get an idea from
someone who has more recent experience about what i'm asking for...

thanks a lot in advance to everyone who took some time to help me out!

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Posted by Nickysullivan on 27/4/2015 at 01:40 TF writer

Hi Sebastian,

Mekong Express has a bus scheduled for departure at 5pm every day for $12. This is one of the better bus companies in Cambodia. The Sorya Bus company also has afternoon departures scheduled for 4:30pm and 5:45pm, which will be cheaper, but I'd really recommend trying to make the 5pm bus if you can.


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Posted by linusyanez on 28/4/2015 at 01:06

take a taxi if miss the bus

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Posted by linusyanez on 28/4/2015 at 03:20

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