There are 8 ways to get from Phnom Penh to savannakhet by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  15 h 42 min

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

$24 - $40

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  19 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
  2. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Mukdahan

$15 - $31

6 alternative options

Bus via Poipet Virak Buntham Express  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Poipet Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Mukdahan

$31 - $36

Drive  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to savannakhet 423.3 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Nakhon Phanom, drive  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Nakhon Phanom (KOP) PNH - KOP
  2. Drive from Nakhon Phanom to savannakhet

Fly to Sakon Nakhon, drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Sakon Nakhon (SNO) PNH - SNO
  2. Drive from Sakon Nakhon to savannakhet

Fly to Roi Et, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Roi Et (ROI) PNH - ROI
  2. Take the bus from Roi Et to Mukdahan

$104 - $292

Fly to Savannakhet  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Savannakhet (ZVK) PNH - ZVK

$200 - $603

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phnom Penh to savannakhet is to train and bus which costs $15 - $35 and takes 19 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to savannakhet is to fly which costs $200 - $650 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phnom Penh to savannakhet. However, there are services departing from Phnom Penh and arriving at Mukdahan via Aranyaprathet. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 42 min.

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The distance between Phnom Penh and savannakhet is 557 km. The road distance is 677.3 km.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to savannakhet without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 42 min and costs $24 - $40.

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It takes approximately 15 h 42 min to get from Phnom Penh to savannakhet, including transfers.

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Phnom Penh to savannakhet 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 savannakhet is to bus which takes 15 h 42 min and costs $24 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $650 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Phnom Penh to savannakhet.
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  • Distance: 347.8 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 42 min

What companies run services between Phnom Penh, Cambodia and savannakhet, Laos?

You can take a bus from Phnom Penh to savannakhet via Aranyaprathet in around 15 h 42 min. Alternatively, Bangkok Airways, Lao Airlines and Thai Smile fly from Phnom Penh to savannakhet twice daily.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Nakhon Phanom via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Phnom Penh to Nakhon Phanom via Siem Reap, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Phnom Penh to Sakon Nakhon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Phnom Penh to Roi Et via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Sakon Nakhon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Phnom Penh to Sakon Nakhon via Ho Chi Minh City, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Flights from Phnom Penh to Sakon Nakhon via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Savannakhet via Suvarnabhumi, Pakse
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
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
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Roi Et to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Poipet Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com

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