There are 3 ways to get from Bagan to Inle Lake by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Nyaung-U (NYU) to Heho (HEH) NYU - HEH

$104 - $235

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Bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bagan to Kalaw

$79 - $100

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Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bagan to Inle Lake 212.1 miles

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The distance between Bagan and Inle Lake is 223 km. The road distance is 339.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bagan to Inle Lake without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Bagan to Inle Lake, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bagan to Inle Lake is to fly which takes 1 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Nyaung-U Airport to Heho Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bagan to Inle Lake is 339 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Bagan to Inle Lake.

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Myanma Airways, Yangon Airways, Asian Wings Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Nyaung-U Airport to Heho Airport.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Inle Lake. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bagan to Nyaung-U Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Bagan to Inle Lake.
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  • Distance: 139.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

What companies run services between Bagan, Mandalay Region, Myanmar and Inle Lake, Shan State, Myanmar?

Myanma Airways, Golden Myanmar and four other airlines fly from Bagan to Inle Lake every 4 hours. Alternatively, Bagan Minthar operates a bus from Bagan to Inle Lake 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 6 h 11 min. JJ Express Bus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Air KBZ
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Asian Wings Airways
Website
asianwingsair.com
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Bus operators
Bagan Minthar
Website
baganminthar.com
Bus from Bagan to Kalaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
baganminthar.com
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
JJ Express Bus
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Bagan to Kalaw
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia

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