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There are 5 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
  2. Drive from Bavet border Bus station to Ho Chi Minh City

4 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City

Bus via Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office

Drive

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City

Fly

  1. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

Phnom Penh (PNH) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) flights

The flight time between Phnom Penh (PNH) and Tan Son Nhat (SGN) is around 1h 5m and covers a distance of around 215 km. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 5m. Services are operated by Qatar Airways. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
1h 5m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 5m
Flight distance:
215 km
Flights per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$214
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
17:40
Last flight departs at:
17:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Phnom Penh (PNH) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vietnam.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vietnam.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Lockdown measures are currently in place for Cambodia. Leaving Cambodia may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Cambodia

Last updated: October 17 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam is to bus and drive, which costs $11 - $14 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3h 23m.

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The distance between Phnom Penh and Vietnam is 427 km. The road distance is 230 km.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam without a car is to bus which takes 6h 9m and costs $17 - $19.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam is to bus which takes 6h 9m and costs $17 - $19. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $110 - $430 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Phnom Penh Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Phnom Penh to Vietnam is 230 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Phnom Penh to Vietnam.

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Qatar Airways offers flights from Phnom Penh Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Phnom Penh Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 426.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

Khai Nam Transport operates a bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 6h. Alternatively, Qatar Airways flies from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City once daily.

Airlines
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Bus operators
Phnom Penh Sorya
Phone
023210359
Email
info@ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Website
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Khai Nam Transport
Phone
0972 098 300
Email
khainam_vietnam@yahoo.com
Website
en.khainamtransport.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
en.khainamtransport.com
Book 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
6h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
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12go.asia

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