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

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Fly  •  2h 15m

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) PNH - SGN

$92 - $243

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Bus, drive  •  4h 21m

  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

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office

$17

Drive  •  3h 41m

  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 4h 21m.

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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 2h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office and arriving at Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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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 6h and costs $17.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m 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 The Sinh Tourist, depart from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office station.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which takes 2h 15m and costs $90 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 and takes 6h.

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The quickest flight from Phnom Penh Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City bus services, operated by The Sinh Tourist, arrive at Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office 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: 2h 15m

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

Cambodia Angkor Air, Qatar Airways and Vietnam Airlines fly from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City 5 times a day. Alternatively, The Sinh Tourist operates a bus from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City every 2 hours. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 6h. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Bus operators
Phuong Trinh (Cambodia) Tourism
Phone
+855 23 636 0028
Website
ptbusline.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
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Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
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The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
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Khai Nam Transport
Phone
0972 098 300
Email
khainam_vietnam@yahoo.com
Website
en.khainamtransport.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
en.khainamtransport.com
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Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
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 3h 41m to drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Qatar Airways, Vietnam Airlines and Cambodia Angkor Air offer flights from Phnom Penh Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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There are 3435+ 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 20m and costs $2 - $3.

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