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Battambang simmers with life in northwest Cambodia, along the Sangker River. This city plays a significant role as a regional centre and transportation hub. While not on the coast, the surrounding area transitions from fertile rice plains to foothills as you travel outward. Fun fact: Battambang holds the title "City of Royal Harmonies" due to its historical significance as a centre for Cambodian classical music and performance traditions. Even today, the city maintains a vibrant music scene.

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Airports near Battambang

Reach Battambang your way. You can easily travel to Battambang using any of these 4 airports.

Siem Reap-Angkor Airport

Siem Reap-Angkor Airport (REP) is the gateway to Angkor Wat, but also your convenient connection to Battambang. Breeze through its modern facilities, then choose: hop on a direct bus (3-hour ride), rent a car for a scenic drive (2.5 hours), or fly directly to Battambang Airport (BBM) in just 40 minutes. Start exploring Battambang's French colonial charm and vibrant markets in no time!


Phnom Penh International Airport

Phnom Penh Airport (PNH), Cambodia's main hub, sits 248 km from Battambang. While no direct flights connect them, frequent minivans and buses (6-7 hour journey) make it an easy onward leg after your international arrival. Skip the hassle of changing airports and head straight to Battambang's charm!


Don Mueang International Airport

Don Mueang Airport (DMK) in Bangkok, Thailand, is a convenient gateway to Battambang, Cambodia, but not a direct one. While DMK doesn't offer flights to Battambang itself, it serves as a bustling hub for connecting flights to Siem Reap (REP), the closest major airport to Battambang (about a 2-hour bus ride away). Consider DMK if you're looking for budget-friendly options and flexible connections to explore Cambodia's temples and vibrant riverside city.


Suvarnabhumi Airport

Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) offers connections to Battambang via domestic flights (1hr) or bus/taxi combos (6-8hrs). Choose flights for speed, or land travel for a scenic Cambodian adventure.

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With our Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) options, you can split the cost of your airline tickets into smaller instalments that can be paid back over time. Many of these plans are interest-free, but it's always a good idea to confirm this with your lending provider beforehand.

At Alternative Airlines, you can practically manage the budget of your trip by using BNPL for your flights to Battambang, ensuring a smooth, hassle-free experience!

Things to do in Battambang

With a wealth of sights to see in Battambang, here are our top 3:

Explore the Enchanting Battambang Bat Caves

Witness the breathtaking spectacle of millions of bats taking flight at dusk, a sight that will leave you in awe of nature's wonders.

Step Back in Time at the Well-Preserved French Colonial Buildings

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Battambang as you stroll through the charming streets lined with beautifully preserved French colonial buildings.

Ride the Bamboo Train

Experience a unique and thrilling ride on the Bamboo Train, also known as the 'Norry', through the picturesque Cambodian countryside, a must-do for every adventurous traveller.