There are 6 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Pattaya by bus, car or plane

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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Bus The Transport Company  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Aranyaprathet
  2. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Pattaya 815 = Mukdahan

$20 - $34

5 alternative options

Bus Virak Buntham  •  13 h

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

$32

Drive  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Pattaya 393.6 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) PNH - BKK
  2. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$89 - $257

Fly to Don Muang, Public Van, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Don Muang (DMK) PNH - DMK
  2. Take the Public Van from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya

$60 - $219

Fly to Utapao  •  9 h 46 min

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

$110 - $283

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Pattaya is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $260 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The distance between Phnom Penh and Pattaya is 464 km. The road distance is 629.8 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 47 min to get from Phnom Penh to Pattaya, including transfers.

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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.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Pattaya without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 47 min and costs $20 - $35.

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Map of how to get from Phnom Penh to Pattaya.
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  • Distance: 290 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Phnom Penh to Pattaya via Aranyaprathet in around 12 h 47 min. Alternatively, Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia and nine 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
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, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Phnom Penh to Utapao via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $2,400
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $3,300
Air Class Líneas Aéreas
Website
airclasscargo.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
China Yunnan Airlines
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Lanmei Airlines
Flights from Phnom Penh to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Kunming Airlines
Website
airkunming.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Utapao via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.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
Airport Pattaya Bus
Website
airportpattayabus.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
airportpattayabus.com
Book at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com

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