Cheap flights to Phnom Penh
Cambodia’s largest city is packed with cultural experiences. From shooting ranges to movie houses and feeding and bathing elephants, your trip to Phnom Penh will be nothing if not adventurous. Some must-sees include the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center, which houses more than 1,200 animals and run in conjunction with the Wildlife Alliance that rescues and cares for mistreated animals. If you want to play your part in helping to recuperate injured or endangered species, this is the place for you. The Royal Palace of Phnom Penh is also a beautiful landmark to take in, and while you’re on your historical tour you could drop in at Sovanno Phum or the Phnom Chisor Temple too – don’t forget your camera. Student Flights can get you to Phnom Penh on budget with a range of cheap airfares and the dedicated team can also help you prepare the best Cambodia holiday package you could hope for too.
Flights from Australia to Phnom Penh will disembark at one of 3 terminals in the Kingdom Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH). The airport is located only 10 kilometres west of the city centre and to this day still operates on only one runway. Ground transportation, in keeping with the rest of the airport, is basic. Airport taxis charge a flat rate depending on the zone of travel or essentially how far from the airport your hotel is. For a more authentic experience, try a three-wheel vehicle, a tuk-tuk. Prices will vary depending on your driver and your negotiation skills.
Phnom Penh Flights
There are no direct flights from Australia to Phnom Penh. The good news is you will have the opportunity for a short or long stopover in Vietnam, Singapore or Malaysia. Also expect a short connecting flight once you do decide to continue onto Cambodia. A flight from Sydney to Phnom Penh connecting through Singapore has a total flight time of 10.5 hours. Departure from Melbourne with a transfer in Vietnam drops the flight time to 10 hours. From the west coast of Australia via Malaysia, flight time is only 7.5 hours. For specific information on airlines and services, refer to our airline guide.
Airlines that fly to Phnom Penh
Major airlines that fly from Australia to Phnom Penh:
Phnom Penh Holiday Packages
See the Silver Pagoda, shop at the Central Market and fly a kite with the locals out at Sisowath Quay – let our experienced Student Flights travel consultants help you to prepare the best holiday package for your Phnom Penh getaway.
About Phnom Penh
From the banks of the Mekong River to the French colonial buildings in the CBD, a trip to Phnom Penh will satisfy your senses with great food, architecture, history and adventure experiences on offer for travellers. The city itself was named after president Wat Phnom and was previously known as Krong Chaktomok – something you can find out more about if you take a tuk-tuk trip to the National Museum during your travels.
The traffic is chaos but the food is mouth-watering, discover it all with a Student Flights holiday package to Phnom Penh, with cheap flights, the best accommodation deals and tips and tricks about where to go and what to see. Find out more, read our Phnom Penh destination guide. Student Flights travel consultants can offer you the best advice possible on the latest deals and info about flights, accommodation and tours.
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