There are 8 ways to get from Cambodia to Khon Kaen by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Siem Reap  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Khon Kaen (KKC) REP - KKC

$97 - $308

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Train, bus  •  20 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
  2. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Nakhon Ratchasima
  3. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen

$12 - $27

6 alternative options

Fly from Phnom Penh  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Khon Kaen (KKC) PNH - KKC

$100 - $323

Bus The Transport Company  •  17 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen

$27 - $43

Bus, train  •  19 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Khon Kaen 75 Hua Lamphong - Nong Khai - Class II AC

$28 - $74

Bus Nattakan Transport  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ban Phai
  3. Take the bus from Ban Phai to Khon Kaen

Train  •  25 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
  2. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Khon Kaen

$21 - $93

Drive  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen 471.3 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cambodia to Khon Kaen. However, there are services departing from Phnom Penh and arriving at Khon Kaen via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 55 min.

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The distance between Cambodia and Khon Kaen is 393 km. The road distance is 754.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Khon Kaen without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Cambodia to Khon Kaen, including transfers.

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Cambodia to Khon Kaen bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Phnom Penh station.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Khon Kaen is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 25 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Siem Reap Airport to Khon Kaen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Cambodia to Khon Kaen bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambodia to Khon Kaen is 754 km. It takes approximately 11 h 38 min to drive from Cambodia to Khon Kaen.

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Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Siem Reap Airport to Khon Kaen Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cambodia to Khon Kaen.
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  • Distance: 245.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

What companies run services between Cambodia and Khon Kaen, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways fly from Siem Reap to Khon Kaen every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 17 h 55 min.

Airlines
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Siem Reap to Khon Kaen via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Rung Prasert Tour
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ban Phai
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Ban Phai to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Nattakan Transport
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
bus
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$5
Super
$7
Supreme
$6 - $7

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There are 104+ hotels available in Khon Kaen. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Siem Reap Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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