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Royal Railway Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train

The Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line or Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train was the first and only airport rail link in Cambodia, connecting Phnom Penh International Airport to Phnom Penh Railway Station in the city. It was an efficient mode of transport to and from the airport, connecting the airport to the city in just 30 minutes.

The Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line / Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train suspended operations some time in July or August 2020 due to consistently low passenger numbers combined with COVID-19 travel restrictions, and the track along 105K Street has been filled over and reverted back to full road traffic.

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The Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train operations have been suspended due to COVID-19.

On 3 December 2020, ABC Cambodia Radio Station 107.5 FM posted some photos on their Facebook page of the filled tracks in the middle of 105K Street, reverting the road back to full road traffic. This effectively means that the Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train can no longer physically operate even after COVID-19.


The view of the filled track gaps looking down towards from Taing Korsang Junction towards Phnom Penh International Airport.

On 8 December 2020, Khmer Times reported that the railway tracks along Russian Boulevard and 105K Street will be covered over with a protective layer of sand and bitumen “to save on maintenance costs”, and will become operational again in future when deemed viable.

A former coach operating on the Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train, AZAFF81 Coach J, has been converted to become additional seating spaces at the Royal Train Cafe in Phnom Penh Railway Station.

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AZAFF81 operating as Coach J in Airport Shuttle Train livery stabling at a siding at Phnom Penh Railway Station.


AZAFF81 operating as Royal Train Cafe stabling at Airport Shuttle platform at Phnom Penh Railway Station.
Photos from Royal Railway Cambodia.

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Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line Rolling Stock
Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train Rolling Stock

When first launched on 10 April 2018, the first generation Airport Shuttle Train operated with a locomotive and coach, operating at 15km/h throughout the run.

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Airport Shuttle Train Ferrovías del Bajío DMU AS1000 Series

After the arrival of the dual-cab Ferrovías del Bajío DMU AS1000 Series (Mexican DMU), the second generation Airport Shuttle Train operated at faster speeds of up to 40km/h on the main line sector.

The Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line / Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train suspended operations some time in July or August 2020 due to consistently low passenger numbers combined with COVID-19 travel restrictions, and the track along 105K Street has been filled over and reverted back to full road traffic.

Interior of Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line Rolling Stock
Interior of Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train Rolling Stock

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Airport Shuttle Train Ferrovías del Bajío DMU AS1000 Series

Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line Timetable
Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train Timetable

The Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line has suspended operations.

Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line Fares
Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train Fares

The Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line has suspended operations.

Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line Timetable and Fares from Royal Railway (Cambodia)
Phnom Penh Airport Shuttle Train Timetable and Fares from Royal Railway (Cambodia)

The Phnom Penh – Phnom Penh International Airport Line has suspended operations.

Royal Railway (Cambodia) Ticket Booking Methods

  • Ticket counters in Royal Railway stations
  • Phone
    • Phnom Penh: 078 888 582
    • Takeo: 099 222 533
    • Kampot: 099 222 566
    • Sihanoukville: 099 222 544
  • Online from Baolau
  • Online from Easybook

Tickets are open for sale 7 days before departure for direct bookings through Royal Railway, and around 14 to 21 days before departure for online agent bookings.

For online bookings through Baolau, print your confirmation at home and get it exchanged for the actual boarding pass at the station’s ticket counter on the day of your travel.

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Boarding Process for Tickets booked through Baolau

  1. Make a booking on Baolau.
  2. Baolau receives confirmation from Royal Railway.
  3. Baolau then sends you the confirmation email with numbered seat within 24 hours.
  4. Print the email confirmation and exchange it for the boarding pass at the station before departure.
  5. The staff on train will check the boarding pass and take it away.

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Boarding Process for Tickets booked through Easybook

  1. Make a booking on Easybook.
  2. Easybook sends you the confirmation email with numbered seat.
  3. Show the printed or digital email confirmation on the train.

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