There are 7 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  5 h

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

$30 - $200

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Fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) PNH - SZB

$141 - $1,304

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 - $78

Bus, train  •  36 h 34 min

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

$43 - $109

Train  •  42 h 25 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 Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

$36 - $128

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

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

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to bus which takes 35 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Phnom Penh station.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur is to fly which takes 8 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 35 h 47 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 42 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Phnom Penh Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by Sri Maju, arrive at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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Kuala Lumpur is 1 h ahead of Phnom Penh. It is currently 2:56 PM in Phnom Penh and 3:56 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur is 2118 km. It takes approximately 28 h 19 min to drive from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur.

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  • Distance: 626 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

Malindo Airways, SilkAir and six other airlines fly from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur hourly. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Don Muang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Suvarnabhumi, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $220
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
17 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
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 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
17 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
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
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.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 - $5
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 - $28
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
$28
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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Malindo Airways, SilkAir, AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines offer flights from Phnom Penh Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4234+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at $30 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 .

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