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Phnom Penh Airport

General information

Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia, located on the Mekong River and Tonlé Sap River. It’s a busy city with 1.5 million inhabitants and a lot of construction work going on. Phnom Penh was never a big tourist attraction, but things are changing. This is one of the reasons why a new airport will be opened, located 30 kilometres south of the city.

Cambodia has two major international airports, both operated by the French company VINCI Airports. The other airport is Siem Reap Airport close to the temples of Angkor.


Where is Phnom Penh Airport situated?

The airport is located west of the capital of Cambodia. By car, Phnom Penh Airport is easily accessible via the AH11 motorway.

How many terminals does Phnom Penh Airport have?

Phnom Penh Airport has a modern two-storey terminal building. On the ground floor you can find the Arrivals hall and check-in counters. The Departures hall is located on the upper floor, divided into a small part for Domestic Departures (Gates 1-3) and a larger part for International Departures (Gates 4-21). Restaurants and bars at Phnom Penh Airport are located in the Dining Gallery, adjacent to the terminal.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Phnom Penh Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Cambodia.

Airport Distance
Phu Quoc Airport (Vietnam) 180km



The distance from Phnom Penh Airport to the centre of Phnom Penh is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Phnom Penh.

From PNH Airport to Phnom Penh City centre by Car
12 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Phnom Penh Airport by public transport. Visit the Phnom Penh Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Phnom Penh Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Phnom Penh Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Phnom Penh is about KHR 50000.-. Book your taxi at Phnom Penh Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From PNH Airport to Phnom Penh City centre by Taxi
12 km
30 min
KHR 50000.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Phnom Penh Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Phnom Penh Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Phnom Penh Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Phnom Penh Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Phnom Penh Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Phnom Penh Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Phnom Penh Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Cambodia Angkor Air
  • Cambodia Airways
  • Vietnam Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Phnom Penh Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

Hotels in Phnom Penh

Looking for the best hotels in Phnom Penh? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


PAVILION, Phnom Penh

Located in central Phnom Penh, The Pavilion offers an adult-only accommodation with free WiFi throughout the property. This property is dedicated in responsible tourism, urban heritage conservation and cultural promotion.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Phnom Penh Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Half Day Tour of Tuol Sleng and Choeng Ek Killing Field

This tour will show you the brutality of the Khmer Rogue. Visit the killing fields of Choneng Ek with a knowledgeable tour guide. Tuol Sleng, once a prison, will show you how far Cambodia has come since the 70s.


Phnom Penh: Mekong River Sunset Cruise

Enjoy a beautiful sunset view of Phnom Penh from a wooden boat as you cruise along the Mekong and Tonle sap rivers.

Tour & transport

Phnom Penh: S-21 Prison and Killing Fields Half-Day Tour

Learn about the horror behind the Khmer Rouge regime with a visit to the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. Continue the tour to Tuol Sleng Museum, former high school used as security prison known as S21 Prison.


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