There are 4 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 10 min

  1. PNH - SGN

$90 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h

$11

2 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  4 h 21 min

$11 - $15

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. 153.9 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam?

Vietjet Air, Vietnam Airlines and two other airlines fly from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City every 4 hours. Alternatively, The Sinh Tourist operates a bus from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 6 h. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $160
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Bus operators
Phuong Trinh (Cambodia) Tourism
Website
ptbusline.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ptbusline.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ptbusline.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Khai Nam Transport
Website
en.khainamtransport.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
en.khainamtransport.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Giant Ibis
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Phnom Penh and Ho Chi Minh City is 211 km. The road distance is 246 km.

The cheapest way to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City is to bus which costs $11 and takes 6 h.

The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $90 - $240.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phnom Penh Cambodia and arriving at Ho Chi Minh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City, including transfers.