The average price of a 7-day trip to Phnom Penh is $1,080 for a solo traveler, $1,940 for a couple, and $3,636 for a family of 4. Phnom Penh hotels range from $10 to $145 per night with an average of $35, while most vacation rentals will cost $90 to $740 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Can Tho International Airport (VCA) are between $626 and $1,100 per person for economy flights and $1,964 to $3,452 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $19 to $48 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Phnom Penh, KH

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to VCA and stay in a Phnom Penh hotel:

  • April 30th to July 29th
  • August 27th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 15th, October 29th and November 12th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Phnom Penh is usually mid May.

 

Average Phnom Penh Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Phnom Penh for a week is $582-$1,682($83-$240 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $19 to $48 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $359 to $902 for economy

Lodging: $15 to $31 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $61 to $74 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Phnom Penh for a week is $1,608-$3,316($230-$474 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $96 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $718 to $1,804 for economy

Lodging: $15 to $31 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $61 to $74 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Phnom Penh for a week is $2,148-$5,660($307-$809 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $192 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,436 to $3,608 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $62 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $98 to $118 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Phnom Penh

How cheap can you make a vacation to Phnom Penh? The cheapest trip to Phnom Penh is about $68 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 6% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $8.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Phnom Penh for a week is $477-$1,408($68-$201 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $10 to $20 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $359 to $902 for economy

Lodging: $8 to $10 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Phnom Penh for a week is $906-$2,450($129-$350 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $40 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $718 to $1,804 for economy

Lodging: $8 to $10 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $61 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Phnom Penh for a week is $1,812-$4,678($259-$668 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $80 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,436 to $3,608 for economy

Lodging: $16 to $20 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $29 to $85 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Phnom Penh cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Phnom Penh Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Phnom Penh.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Phnom Penh for a week is $1,661-$11,811($237-$1,687 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $86 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,073 to $1,885 for first class

Lodging: $56 to $145 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $740 to $1,554 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Phnom Penh for a week is $2,986-$14,298($427-$2,043 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $172 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,146 to $3,770 for first class

Lodging: $56 to $145 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $740 to $1,554 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Phnom Penh for a week is $5,972-$24,864($853-$3,552 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $144 to $344 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,292 to $7,540 for first class

Lodging: $112 to $290 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,184 to $2,486 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Phnom Penh Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Phnom Penh is much lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Phnom Penh due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Phnom Penh Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Phnom Penh hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Phnom Penh.

 

Flight Costs to Phnom Penh

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,100 average in late December to a low of $626 in mid May. Median flight price is $208. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Phnom Penh our data includes 13 originating airports, and 30 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Phnom Penh from an airport like Washington Dulles International (IAD) in Washington, DC (the United States) for an average $4,495 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Don Mueang International (DMK) in Bangkok (Thailand) at an average of just $91.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Saturday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Thursday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Phnom Penh, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $473, so you can easily save about 76% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Phnom Penh can easily cost $150 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $10 per person. Private tours can cost $294 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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