How To Reach Kep

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Country rank: 3 out of 3 Places To Visit In Cambodia

Sub-Region: Southern Cambodia


How to Reach Kep

Kep is most often accessed by road. If you want to get there by train, there is a service that runs from Friday to Sunday only. In tems of flying, you can land at any of the airports in Cambodia and then go to Kep by road.

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How to Reach Kep from India

Qatar Airways, Bangkok Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air Asia are some of the carriers taking you to Cambodia's international airports.

Visa Policy for Indians

To enter Cambodia, there are 3 visa options. The first one is Visa On Arrival. This is available at Phnom Penh International Airport and Seam Reap International Airport. If you're coming here by road, the Cambodia-Thailand Border, Cambodia-Vietnam Border and Cambodia-Laos Border offer checkpoints for your visa collection. The second option is getting your visa online (eVisa), with the help of an online payment through your credit card. The third option is applying at the Embassy of Cambodia and getting your visa stamped on your passport before departing.

How to Reach Kep by Bus

There are plenty of buses that can get you to Kep from the nearby areas and even from the airports. Buses leave from Kampot and Phnom Penh near the central market area. Buses can also get you to Kep from Sihanoukville and Siem Reap.

How to Reach Kep by Flight

Phnom Penh International Aiport and Seam Reap International Airport of Cambodia receive lots of flights on a regular basis. You can arrive at any of these airports and then take a bus or a share-taxi to Kep. It takes about 3 to 4 hours.

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How to Reach Kep by Road

Share taxis are the most popular forms here. They are definitely relatively cheaper. You can hire a private car which would cost you $26 or $32, depending on the vehicle.

How to Reach Kep by Train

Cambodia has revived its old train service. The line runs from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville and has only two stops. One is Takeo and the other is Kampot. Kep is located close to Kampot, so you can get off at Kampot and then take a tuk-tuk or a share taxi to Kep.

Local Transport in Kep

Since Kep is a little coastal area, it's quite easy to get around. Tuk-tuks are the most popular form of transport. If you're taking a short trip around Kep, a tuk-tuk ride will cost you $ 1-2. If you would like to keep a tuk-tuk with you for an entire day, the cost would be anywhere between $12 to $25. Another option is renting motorcycles and driving them around yourself. For a 125 cc bike, the cost is around $ 7 per day. Most guesthouses and lodges give up bikes for rent, so you could always ask around. You can also find bikes for rent at Bat 11, on Kep Beach. The final option in terms of getting around Kep, is walking!

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