How to get to Sihanoukville
To get to Sihanoukville is the main and only problem with this resort. It is, of course, is not in the distant dense jungle. But given that to Cambodia from Russia directly, the planes do not fly, and in the Sihanoukville airport receives flights only from Siem Reap airportto get here without the use of ground transport is unlikely. The most convenient route, in our opinion, to fly with a transfer to Phnom Penh (direct flights from Russia there) and from there by taxi or via Phnom Penh by bus. There are also options to get here by bus from Ho Chi Minh city, Siem Reap and other cities in Asia, but hardly manage to plan a route with no intermediate camp.
And now more about each way to get to Sihanoukville:
On the plane
17 kilometers from Sihanoukville airport is a small Airport Sihanoukville (Sihanoukville Airport on the map).
It performs regular flights from Phnom Penh and neighbouring countries. Direct international flights from Russia are not met, but can be reached with transfers.
Upon arrival at the airport to get into town to the hotel, you can take a taxi or airport bus, which costs $ 6 for the ride and ready to carry all arriving passengers flights.
The next closest airport near the capital Phnom Penh. In Phnom Penh did not commit direct flights from Russia, but there are plenty of inexpensive and convenient connecting flights. To get from Phnom Penh airport to Sihanoukville, according to available information, it is possible only by taxi for 25-40 dollars. You can also drive from the airport in Phnom Penh and then by bus to Sihanoukville.
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Form for transfer from Phnom Penh airport to Sihanoukville:
Bus routes connecting Sihanoukville with Phnom Penh, Siem reap and Ho Chi Minh city (Vietnam). In Sihanoukville there is a Central bus station, located next to the Central market (bus station on the map). It may not be a station, a large Parking buses, but all buses depart and arrive here. Tickets for any buses purchased with no problems in the tourist agencies on the street, offices and at the reception of hotels, but with a little extra Commission. Without a fee you can purchase directly at the station.
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From Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville departs daily many buses (about every hour). The fare is from 3.5 to 6.5 dollars, with a journey time of about 4 hours. Buses depart from Phnom Penh in different locations(each company has its place of dispatch), but it's not a problem, because, as a rule, the cost of the ticket includes transfer from the hotel to the place of departure of the bus. The first bus from Phnom Penh leaves at 7:00, the last at 14:30.
From Ho Chi Minh city to Sihanoukville can be reached directly. The bus company Mekong Express from Ho Chi Minh city departs at 7:45 in the evening and arrives in Sihanoukville. The cost of the trip is $ 18. Getting visa to Cambodia on arrival is available when crossing the border.
From Siem Reap to Sihanoukville, there is a single route with a stopover in Phnom Penh. Ie you buy a single ticket for the whole trip from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville, but in Phnom Penh orderly transfer to another bus. The cost of the trip is $ 16, in 10 hours.
From Bangkok or Pattaya (Thailand) is in Sihanoukville can be reached with transfers by bus via the town of Trat (Trat), and the border crossing at Had Lek (the town on the Thai side)/Koh Kong (the city on the Cambodian side), but most likely will have to stay in one of these cities (hotels are literally a few hundred meters on both sides of the border and in the cities themselves). A visa is possible at the transition (if there is no e-Visa in Cambodia) for $ 20 (1,000 baht).
To Trat can be reached by bus, which leaves from Bangkok and follows through Pattaya on Sukhumvit road (Sukhumvit road) and Pattaya itself is not to call. To buy tickets for it is better to the North bus station Pattaya (cost 200 baht), and don't forget to ask how much, and where you can catch (or rather makes a stop for the abstraction of passengers) bus. From Trat you'll have another local bus to Had Lek for 120 baht (the money of Thailand exchange rate).
You can immediately get to the Had Lek to Trat or tourist mini bus (tickets are bought in travel agencies of the city from 500 baht).
After crossing the border to get to Sihanoukville from Koh Kong have been on a different bus or taxi. For the trip from Koh Kong to Sihanoukville by taxi will ask for $ 80, the bus (leaves at 8:00 every day) the trip will cost $ 10.
If you want a simpler but a bit more expensive to get from Bangkok or Pattaya to Sihanoukville, travel Agency can buy a complete transfer service from $ 25. The cost of this trip will be slightly higher than the self-organized, but the problems will be much less.
The border crossing at Had Lek/Koh Kong is notorious extortion by border guards for a visa, so it is very recommended to obtain in advance an e-visa to Cambodia (E-Visa), and thus to save the whole page in the passport. Works the transition from 7:00 to 20:00, so if you fail this time, you will have to spend the night at the Had Lek or Waste.
Taxi from Phnom Penh or Phnom Penh international airport is from 25 to 40 dollars, and time will take about 3 hours.
Between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville there is a branch railroad, but it is badly damaged and trains on it until I go. Currently it is being reconstructed and is scheduled to start passenger train.