There are 6 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, 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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Fly, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$35 - $197

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  34 h 31 min

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

$50 - $131

Bus  •  35 h 47 min

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

$54 - $77

Train  •  40 h 16 min

  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 Hat Yai
  4. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  5. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

$54 - $151

Bus, KTM Komuter  •  42 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Pattaya
  2. Take the bus from Pattaya to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Padang Besar
  4. Take the KTM Komuter from Padang Besar to Butterworth
  5. Take the bus from Butterworth to KL Sentral

Drive  •  28 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur 1323.6 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $35 - $200 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs $35 - $200 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Phnom Penh and Kuala Lumpur is 1002 km. The road distance is 2117.8 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur. However, there are services departing from Phnom Penh and arriving at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and Hat Yai Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 47 min.

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

You can take a bus from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, and Hat Yai Bus Station in around 35 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur via Poipet, Poipet, Aranyaprathet, Aranyaprathet, Hua Lamphong, Hat Yai, and Padang Besar in around 40 h 16 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $13
Gold
$18 - $20
Platinum
$24 - $28
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
royal-railway.com
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Padang Besar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Piya
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Pattaya to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours

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