US$1.00 = 4,000 Riels in January, 1998
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The cost of traveling from Phnom Penh to Battambang via car or motocyle is about 15,000 Riels per person in 1997 ($1.00 = 2,900 Riels).
There are about 30 'Controls' from Phnom Penh to Battambang. They are mostly soldier and PM beggers! At each 'Control', it will cost from 100 to 5,000 Riels per car depending on their modes!
From Battambang to Sisophon is about 5,000 Riels and there are only 5 'Controls'.
The cost of traveling from Phnom Penh to Battambang via Royal Air Cambodge is about US$45.00. It is recommended to travel by air since it is the safest, the most comfortable ride, and the shortest time it takes.