Royal Railway Phnom Penh – Poipet Line | Royal Railway Southern Line | Book Cambodia Train Tickets, Train Schedule & Online Booking 2019 | Phnom Penh, Batdeung, Pursat, Battambang, Serei Saophoan, Poipet, Cross Border to Thailand

The Phnom Penh – Poipet Line forms a vital link connecting the capital of Cambodia to Poipet near the border of Thailand through Battambang, south of the Tonle Sap River, providing a critical connection with the rest of the Southeast Asian railway network through Thailand to Laos, Malaysia and Singapore.

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Royal Railway (Cambodia) Route Map effective 1 July 2019

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Phnom Penh – Poipet Line Rolling Stock

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Waggonfabrik Uerdingen DMU ZZ800 Series

The Phnom Penh – Poipet Line uses the Waggonfabrik Uerdingen DMU ZZ800 Series along with some container wagons behind, operating as a mixed train.

Interior of Phnom Penh – Poipet Line Rolling Stock

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Waggonfabrik Uerdingen DMU ZZ803 Coach A

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Waggonfabrik Uerdingen DMU ZZ800 (disputed) Coach B

Phnom Penh – Poipet Line Timetable

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Do take note of the operating days and train.

The Phnom Penh – Poipet Line trains run on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays only, with additional runs during public holidays and other festive periods. Check the latest departure times locally.

Phnom Penh – Poipet Line Fares

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Phnom Penh – Poipet Line Timetable and Fares from Royal Railway (Cambodia)

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Phnom Penh – Bangkok Line

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State Railway of Thailand NKF and THN Diesel Railcars

You may use Poipet Railway Station to access Thailand. You may travel onward to Thailand on the SRT Eastern Line after Poipet by foot to Ban Klong Luk Border. An overnight stay is necessary at the border to wait for the connecting train.

Royal Railway (Cambodia) Combined Timetable
includes SRT Eastern Line for onward travel to Bangkok

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Timings on Royal Railway (Cambodia)’s side may change with or without prior notice.
Check the latest departure times locally.

Phnom Penh – Bangkok Fares

Royal Railway (Cambodia): US$7 from Phnom Penh to Poipet.

SRT Eastern Line (Thailand): 49 Baht (~US$1.60) for the full route to Bangkok. Payment is only accepted in Thai Baht. Please search here for exact fares to other stations en route.

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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