There are 5 ways to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam by bus, car or plane
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Take the bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
Drive from Bavet border Bus station to Ho Chi Minh City
4 alternative options
Take the bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City
Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
Drive from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City
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.
Flight route information
First and last flights
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Phnom Penh (PNH) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) flight schedules
Flights departing Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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Flights departing Monday, October 25, 2021
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.
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
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.
The quickest way to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3h 23m.
The distance between Phnom Penh and Vietnam is 427 km. The road distance is 230 km.
The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam without a car is to bus which takes 6h 9m and costs $17 - $19.
It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Phnom Penh to Vietnam, including transfers.
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.
The quickest flight from Phnom Penh Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.
Yes, the driving distance between Phnom Penh to Vietnam is 230 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Phnom Penh to Vietnam.
Qatar Airways offers flights from Phnom Penh Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.
The best way to get from Phnom Penh to Phnom Penh Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $2 - $5.
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.
Flights from Phnom Penh to Tan Son Nhat
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 5m
- Every day
- Estimated price
- $210 - $1,100
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
- Ave. Duration
- 3h 30m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- Schedules at
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
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