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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.

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Mini Van  •  8 h 32 min

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

$39 - $44

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Bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Banlung Ratanakiri

$37 - $42

4 alternative options

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

$43 - $235

Fly Phnom Penh to Buonmethuot, drive  •  9 h 26 min

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

$47 - $238

Bus to Tan Son Nhat, fly to Pleiku, drive  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
  2. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Pleiku (PXU) SGN - PXU
  3. Drive from Pleiku to Ya Tung

$40 - $219

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phnom Penh to Ratanakiri is to bus which costs $35 - $45 and takes 9 h 32 min.

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

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The distance between Phnom Penh and Ratanakiri is 347 km. The road distance is 498.1 km.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Ratanakiri without a car is to Mini Van which takes 8 h 32 min and costs $35 - $45.

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

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There is no direct flight from Phnom Penh Airport to Pleiku Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Phnom Penh to Ratanakiri is 498 km. It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to drive from Phnom Penh to Ratanakiri.

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Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietjet Air, Cambodia Angkor Air and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Phnom Penh Airport to Pleiku Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Ratanakiri. Prices start at $5 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 $0 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Phnom Penh to Ratanakiri.
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  • Distance: 217.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 32 min

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.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Pleiku via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Phnom Penh to Buonmethuot via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Pleiku
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Pleiku via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Phnom Penh to Buonmethuot via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Pleiku
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Pleiku via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Phnom Penh to Buonmethuot via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Pleiku
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $310
Bus operators
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Banlung (Ratanakiri)
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Ratanak Sambath Express
Phone
+855 12 905 758
Website
bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh to Banlung Ratanakiri
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
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