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

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Fly  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) PNH - SGN

$90 - $243

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City

$9 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
  2. Drive from Bavet border Bus station to Ho Chi Minh City

$11 - $15

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City 153.9 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City is to bus and drive which costs $11 - $15 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which costs $90 - $250 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus and arriving at Ho Chi Minh City. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Phnom Penh and Ho Chi Minh City is 211 km. The road distance is 246.3 km.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs $9 - $20.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City, including transfers.

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Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City bus services, operated by Khai Nam Transport, depart from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus station.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $90 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $9 - $20 and takes 6 h.

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The quickest flight from Phnom Penh Airport to Ho Chi Minh City Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City bus services, operated by Khai Nam Transport, arrive at Ho Chi Minh City station.

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Map of how to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City.
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  • Distance: 131.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

Vietnam Airlines, Cambodia Angkor Air and Qatar Airways fly from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City 5 times a day. Alternatively, Khai Nam Transport operates a bus from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 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
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
busonlineticket.co.th
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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
busonlineticket.co.th
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bookmebus.com
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
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bookmebus.com
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
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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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Yes, the driving distance between Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City is 246 km. It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Vietnam Airlines, Qatar Airways and Cambodia Angkor Air offer flights from Phnom Penh Airport to Ho Chi Minh City Airport.

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There are 3056+ hotels available in Ho Chi Minh City. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Phnom Penh Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $0 - $3.

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