There are 6 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Ratanakiri 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.

Recommended option

Mini Van  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Banlung

$39 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus to Ho Chi Minh City, fly to Pleiku, drive  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh
  2. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Pleiku (PXU) SGN - PXU
  3. Drive from Pleiku to Ya Tung

$33 - $212

4 alternative options

Bus, Mini Bus  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Kratie
  2. Take the Mini Bus from Kratie to Banlung

$42 - $48

Drive  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Lumphat 311.3 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Phnom Penh to Pleiku, drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Pleiku (PXU) PNH - PXU
  2. Drive from Pleiku to Ya Tung

$42 - $231

Fly Phnom Penh to Buonmethuot, drive  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Buonmethuot (BMV) PNH - BMV
  2. Drive from Buonmethuot to Ya Tung

$45 - $233

Questions & Answers

The distance between Phnom Penh and Ratanakiri is 347 km. The road distance is 498 km.

The cheapest way to get from Phnom Penh to Ratanakiri is to Mini Van which costs $35 - $45 and takes 8 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Ratanakiri is to fly and drive which takes 7 h 10 min and costs $40 - $240.

It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Phnom Penh to Ratanakiri, including transfers.

What companies run services between Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Ratanakiri, Cambodia?

Virak Buntham operates a bus from Phnom Penh to Lumphat 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 8 h. Ratanak Sambath Express also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Pleiku via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Phnom Penh to Pleiku via Siem Reap, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Phnom Penh to Buonmethuot via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Phnom Penh to Buonmethuot via Siem Reap, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Pleiku
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $310
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Pleiku via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Phnom Penh to Buonmethuot via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Pleiku
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Pleiku
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Bus operators
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Banlung
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Ratanak Sambath Express
Website
bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh to Banlung Ratanakiri
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Mini Bus
Bus from Kratie to Banlung
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia

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