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About Train Service to Kampot

Countries within Southeast Asia have always been the number one choice as the perfect getaway for travellers living outside of the scorching heat of Asian countries. One of the great countries in Southeast Asia that are enriched with unique cultures and crumbling buildings from the French Colonial times is Kampot, Cambodia. Well known for its high-quality pepper, durian and fish sauce, Kampot town is situated at the Praek Tuek Chhu river.

Kampot is a city in the south of Cambodia whereby the people live in an unrushed lifestyle that is usually filled with lazing in hammocks or swimming in the river during the hot afternoons. Typically known as the sleepy town of Kampot, travellers surely don’t want to miss the chance of witnessing the beautiful countryside of Cambodia, along with the train route through the country’s national train service, Royal Railway.

The serenity of this small town is gradually gaining popularity for travellers looking for an option of escapism from the busy city life. Kampot offers laid-back vibes with many interesting places for good food as well as outdoor activities. Wondrous attractions here include the Bokor Mountain and Kampot Salt Fields.

Getting to Kampot is best through the Phnom Penh - Sihanoukville Line offered by the reputable train operator of Cambodia, the Royal Railway. This train operator provides train to Kampot at a regular basis for public usage. Upon arrival in Kampot, the train service will stop at the Kampot Train Station that is located a little out of town as it lies further north from the main town area. The station is commonly known by its fine and extraordinary architecture even though it is situated in a quite isolated area.

On top of that, the train station provides travellers with a calm and peaceful village setting as there is minimal traffic in the area. Trains from Phnom Penh to Kampot takes at least 2.5 hours to reach the train station. There are also trains from the nearest stations that are regularly moving in and out Kampot Train Station such as trains from Sihanoukville to Kampot and Takeo to Kampot Train Station. Hence, taking then train to Kampot has proven to be one of the fastest ways for travellers to arrive at their preferred destinations at any time they wish to.

Popular Train Operator in Kampot

Currently, famous Cambodia train operator Royal Railway is the only service available within the country. Being the sole railway network in Cambodia, the lines available for the travellers to choose from are Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville Line, Phnom Penh to Poipet Line, as well as Phnom Penh to Airport Line.

There are many trips available to book with Royal Railway for your convenience wherever the destination may be. Make sure to check for the Royal Railway schedule and fares for the train tickets of your choice on Easybook website. Follow the simple booking guide and you will receive the ticket confirmation in the email inbox.

How to get to Kampot

The most economical way to get to Kampot Train Station is by boarding the efficient and safe train services by Royal Railways train of Cambodia.

Travellers can take the train from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville Line, which will stop at Takeo train station from Phnom Penh station that takes about 2 hours. The train stops here to allow the passengers to get a 10-minute break to purchase foods and drinks before the train continues its journey to Kampot Train Station. The last drop-off point is located at Sihanoukville station.

On top of that, there is also a train service available directly from Phnom Penh International Airport to Kampot Train Station connecting routes from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville. For those living within the Kampot area, there is access to the Kampot Train Station via taxis, buses as well as mini-vans depending on convenience. From the train station itself, travellers can get to town on tuk-tuks or rent a motorcycle available at affordable prices.

Train Routes to Kampot

Phnom Penh – Sihanoukville Line

Train Schedule From Phnom Penh to Kampot

Phnom PenhTakeoKampot
Friday15:0016:3019:40
Saturday & Sunday07:0008:3011:40
Sunday16:0017:3020:40

Popular train routes towards Kampot Train Station in Cambodia.

Things to do in Kampot

Kampot is a small town with many undiscovered gems and tourists will enjoy their time here with no worries regarding public safety. Among interesting things that travellers can do in Kampot is to visit the magnificent riverside location situated at the foot of the Elephant Mountains. Just outside town, travellers can participate in kayak activities or even swim from one of the riverside guesthouses available here.

Fans of beautiful and peaceful scenery can take a tour around Kampot town by hiring a tuk-tuk or travel independently by motorbike. Don’t forget to visit the famous salt field and La Plantation pepper farm in getting the best travel experience in the town of Kampot.

Book Kampot train tickets with Easybook

The Phnom Penh – Sihanoukville Line trains run only on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, with additional runs during public holidays and other festive periods. Travellers are advised to plan future trips carefully and prepare for any alterations as the train schedules on the Royal Railway are liable to changes.

Place early ticket bookings for Royal Railway train tickets from Phnom Penh to Kampot at affordable prices through an easy-to-navigate platform. Online bookings can be made conveniently now with effortless navigation through Easybook.com!

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