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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh by train, plane, bus, night bus 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.

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Train, fly  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phnom Penh (PNH) KUL - PNH

$33 - $200

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Train, bus via Padang Besar  •  37h 1m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Bang Sue
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh

$58 - $111

Bus  •  39h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh

Train  •  40h 27m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
  4. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station

$37 - $127

Train, night bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the night bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express

$3,527 - $3,528

Train, bus  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the bus from Khaosan Road Travel Mart to Phnom Penh

$3,538 - $3,539

Drive  •  28h 13m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh 1324.4 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh is to train and fly which costs RM 130 - RM 850 and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh is to train and fly which costs RM 130 - RM 850 and takes 5h 15m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Phnom Penh is 1002 km. The road distance is 2119 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh without a car is to train and bus via Padang Besar which takes 37h 1m and costs RM 240 - RM 470.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh is to bus which takes 39h 18m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs RM 150 - RM 550 and takes 40h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Phnom Penh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Phnom Penh is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 12:58 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 11:58 AM in Phnom Penh.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh is 2119 km. It takes approximately 28h 13m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh.

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Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Airways, SilkAir and two other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Phnom Penh Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh.
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  • Distance: 626 miles
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Phnom Penh, Cambodia?

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh via Bandar Tasik Selatan, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Hatyai, Hat Yai, and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 39h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh via Padang Besar, Padang Besar, Hua Lamphong, Aranyaprathet, and Poipet in around 40h 27m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phnom Penh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
Train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
Train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
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 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
royal-railway.com
Eastern and Oriental Express
Phone
001800 8392 3500
Email
reservations.singapore@belmond.com
Website
belmond.com
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
41h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3,500
Schedules at
belmond.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus operators
Nattakan Transport
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Night bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia
Travel Mart
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Khaosan Road Travel Mart to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
12go.asia

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