There are 6 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phnom Penh (PNH) CNX - PNH

$95 - $463

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  22 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh

$31 - $78

4 alternative options

Bus  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh

$32 - $52

Train  •  28 h 33 min

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

$34 - $96

Bus and ferry  •  29 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Chiang Mai Old City to Ko Samet Na Dan Pier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Samet to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express

$64

Drive  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh 786 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh is to bus which costs ฿1000 - ฿1800 and takes 21 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh is to fly which costs ฿3100 - ฿16000 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Phnom Penh is 1025 km. The road distance is 1257.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Phnom Penh via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Phnom Penh, Cambodia?

Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia and 13 other airlines fly from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 21 h 30 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Surat Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Hat Yai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $5,500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
royal-railway.com
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bangkok Busline
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bangkokbusline.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Chiang Mai Old City to Ko Samet Na Dan Pier
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Samet to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com

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