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There are 11 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Khon Kaen

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Khon Kaen (KKC)

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Train

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

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Fly to Udon Thani, train

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Udon Thani (UTH)
  2. Take the train from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen

Fly to Vientiane, bus

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Vientiane (VTE)
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Khon Kaen

Fly to Loei, bus, Local Bus

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Loei (LOE)
  2. Take the bus from Loei to Udon Thani
  3. Take the Local Bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, train

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK)
  2. Take the train from Lak Si to Khon Kaen

Bus via Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen

Bus, train

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

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
  2. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Nakhon Ratchasima
  3. Take the train from Thanon Chira Junction to Khon Kaen

Drive

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC)

Phnom Penh (PNH) to Khon Kaen (KKC) flights

The flight time between Phnom Penh (PNH) and Khon Kaen (KKC) is around 3h and covers a distance of around 590 km. This includes an average layover time of around 50 min. The fastest flight normally takes 3h. Services are operated by Thai Smile. Typically only one flight runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
2h 10m
Layover time:
50 min
Total time:
3h

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h
Flight distance:
590 km
Flights per week:
1
Cheapest price:
฿1173
Carbon emissions:
119 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
09:45
Last flight departs at:
09:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Phnom Penh (PNH) to Khon Kaen (KKC) flight schedules

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to bus via Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1, which costs $41 - $45 and takes 22h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to fly which costs $35 - $120 and takes 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC). However, there are services departing from Phnom Penh and arriving at Khon Kaen Airport via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1 and CentralPlaza Khon Kaen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 57m.

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The distance between Phnom Penh and Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 591 km. The road distance is 760.6 km.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) without a car is to bus via Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1 which takes 22h 57m and costs $41 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC), including transfers.

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Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) bus services, operated by Nattakan Transport, depart from Phnom Penh station.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is to fly which takes 5h 30m and costs $35 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus via Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1, which costs $41 - $45 and takes 22h 57m, you could also train, which costs $14 - $90 and takes 28h 28m.

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There is no direct flight from Phnom Penh Airport to Khon Kaen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) bus services, operated by Rung Prasert Tour, arrive at Khon Kaen station.

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Map of how to get from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC).
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  • Distance: 591.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Khon Kaen Airport (KKC), Thailand?

Thai Smile flies from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) once a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen Bus Terminal 1, and CentralPlaza Khon Kaen in around 22h 57m.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿3600
Flights from Phnom Penh to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿6000
Flights from Phnom Penh to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿9000
Flights from Phnom Penh to Loei via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿19000
Flights from Phnom Penh to Loei via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿46000
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿65000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿3600
Flights from Phnom Penh to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿6000
Flights from Phnom Penh to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿9000
Flights from Phnom Penh to Loei via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿5500
Flights from Phnom Penh to Loei via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿46000
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
฿2800 - ฿6500
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Udon Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿6500
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Vientiane via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿7500 - ฿19000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Loei via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿13000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿3500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿65 - ฿1000
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿65 - ฿170
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿260 - ฿360
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1000
Train from Lak Si to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿240
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Train from Hua Lamphong to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿150 - ฿1400
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿150 - ฿250
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Train from Thanon Chira Junction to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿80 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿80 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿280 - ฿390
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿95 - ฿1200
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿95 - ฿200
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿300 - ฿420
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿850 - ฿1200
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
฿210 - ฿300
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
royalrailway.easybook.com
Bus operators
Lao-Thai International Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿501
Schedules at
baolau.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
+66 56 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Loei to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿110 - ฿160
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Local Bus
Bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿120
Nattakan Transport
Phone
+855 70 877 727
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1001
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Rung Prasert Tour
Phone
02 941 8833
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿377
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿350 - ฿450
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phnom Penh Sorya
Phone
023210359
Email
info@ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Website
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿834
Schedules at
m.facebook.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿470 - ฿1100
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿310 - ฿650
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sun Bus
Phone
081-8794949
Email
sunbus2112@hotmail.com
Website
sunbus.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿515
Schedules at
sunbus.co.th
Book at
tdc.thairoute.com
Chan Tour
Phone
086-304-7026
Website
chantour.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Chan Tour to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿400
Schedules at
chantour.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿330 - ฿550
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
sombattour.com
Star
฿337
Super
฿401
Supreme
฿528
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿834
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿200

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Yes, the driving distance between Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC) is 761 km. It takes approximately 11h 33m to drive from Phnom Penh to Khon Kaen Airport (KKC).

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Thai Smile offers flights from Phnom Penh Airport to Khon Kaen Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Khon Kaen Airport (KKC). Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Phnom Penh Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $2 - $5.

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