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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Pattaya

$32

Cheapest option

Bus, Minivan  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Aranyaprathet
  2. Take the Minivan from Poipet to Pattaya

$23 - $36

5 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Pattaya 393.6 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Don Muang, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Don Muang (DMK) PNH - DMK
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya

$61 - $218

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) PNH - BKK
  2. Take the train from Lard Krabang to Pattaya

$94 - $286

Fly to Utapao  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Utapao (UTP) PNH - UTP

$118 - $291

Fly to Trat, bus  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Trat (TDX) PNH - TDX
  2. Take the bus from Khlung to Pattaya

$89 - $515

What companies run services between Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Pattaya, Thailand?

Virak Buntham operates a bus from Phnom Penh to Pattaya twice daily. Tickets cost $32 and the journey takes 13 h. Alternatively, Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia and six other airlines fly from Phnom Penh to Pattaya hourly.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Phnom Penh to Utapao via Suvarnabhumi, Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Phnom Penh to Utapao via Suvarnabhumi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Phnom Penh to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Phnom Penh to Utapao via Don Muang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Phnom Penh to Utapao via Don Muang, Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Phnom Penh to Utapao via Don Muang, Ubon
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Phnom Penh to Utapao via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,400
Flights from Phnom Penh to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Air Class Líneas Aéreas
Website
airclasscargo.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $3,300
China Yunnan Airlines
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Lanmei Airlines
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Lard Krabang to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Bus operators
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
The Transport Company
Em Samang Express
Website
bookmebus.com
Bus from Poipet to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Pattaya Bus
Website
pattayabus.com
Bus from Bangkok Ekkamai to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
pattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Khlung to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Phnom Penh and Pattaya is 464 km. The road distance is 630 km.

The cheapest way to get from Phnom Penh to Pattaya is to bus which costs $32 and takes 13 h.

The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Pattaya is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 26 min and costs $60 - $220.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express and arriving at Pattaya. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

The bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Pattaya takes 13 h including transfers and departs twice daily.