There are 6 ways to get from Bagan to Laos by plane, car, bus or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Tachilek, drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Nyaung-U (NYU) to Tachilek (THL) NYU - THL
  2. Drive from Tachilek to Luang Namtha

5 alternative options

Fly to Kengtung, drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Nyaung-U (NYU) to Kengtung (KET) NYU - KET
  2. Drive from Kengtung to Luang Namtha

Bus, drive  •  34 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bagan to Yangon Aung Mingalar
  2. Take the bus from Yangon to Hpa-An
  3. Drive from Hpa-An to Mae Sot
  4. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Khon Kaen 829
  5. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

Bus, drive via Phitsanulok  •  35 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Bagan to Yangon Aung Mingalar
  2. Take the bus from Yangon to Hpa-An
  3. Drive from Hpa-An to Mae Sot
  4. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Phitsanulok 829
  5. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Udon Thani 876
  6. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station

Ferry, drive, bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the ferry from Bagan to Pyay
  2. Drive from Pyay to คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station
  3. Take the bus from คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station to ช้างเผือก Chang Phueak Tt
  4. Take the bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Nong Khai

Drive  •  21 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bagan to Vientiane 935.8 miles

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bagan and Laos is 895 km. The road distance is 1497.2 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Bagan to Laos, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Bagan, Mandalay Region, Myanmar and Laos?

There is no direct connection from Bagan to Luang Namtha. However, you can take the taxi to Nyaung-U airport, fly to Tachilek, then take the drive to Luang Namtha. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Nyaung-U airport, fly to Kengtung, then take the drive to Luang Namtha.

Airlines
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Nyaung-U to Tachilek via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Nyaung-U to Tachilek via Mandalay, Lashio
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Nyaung-U to Kengtung via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Nyaung-U to Kengtung via Heho
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Nyaung-U to Kengtung via Mandalay, Heho
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Nyaung-U to Tachilek via Heho
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Nyaung-U to Tachilek via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Nyaung-U to Kengtung via Mandalay, Tachilek
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nyaung-U to Kengtung via Heho, Tachilek
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Nyaung-U to Tachilek via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Nyaung-U to Kengtung via Mandalay, Tachilek
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Air KBZ
Flights from Nyaung-U to Tachilek via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Nyaung-U to Tachilek via Heho
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Nyaung-U to Tachilek via Heho
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Bus operators
Bagan Minthar
Website
baganminthar.com
Bus from Bagan to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
baganminthar.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mandalar Min Express
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Yangon to Hpa-An
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mae Sot to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Sot to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Khon Kaen to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Yanyon Nakorn Chiang Mai
Phone
053-456480
Website
yanyonnakornchiangmai.com
Bus from คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station to ช้างเผือก Chang Phueak
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
yanyonnakornchiangmai.com
Orsuksa Tour
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Seat 61 Agency
Email
traininfo@seat61.com
Website
seat61.com
Ferry from Bagan to Pyay
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
seat61.com

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