There are 6 ways to get from Bago to Inle Lake by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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

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Train, taxi  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bago to Thazi
  2. Take a taxi from Thazi to Inle Lake

$140 - $178

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Train  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bago to Heho 141

$41 - $56

4 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bago to Yangon Aung Mingalar
  2. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Nyaungshwe

$88 - $100

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Bago to Inle Lake 324.1 miles

Train, fly to Heho  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bago to Yangon Central Station
  2. Fly from Yangon (RGN) to Heho (HEH) RGN - HEH

$119 - $260

Train, fly to Loikaw, taxi  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bago to Yangon Central Station
  2. Fly from Yangon (RGN) to Loikaw (LIW) RGN - LIW
  3. Take a taxi from Loikaw to Inle Lake

$204 - $315

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The distance between Bago and Inle Lake is 360 km. The road distance is 518.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bago to Inle Lake without a car is to train and taxi which takes 11 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 56 min to get from Bago to Inle Lake, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Yangon Airport to Heho Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bago to Inle Lake is 519 km. It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to drive from Bago to Inle Lake.

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Yangon Airways, Mann Yadanarpon, Golden Myanmar and two other airlines offer flights from Yangon 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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Map of how to get from Bago to Inle Lake.
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  • Distance: 225.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 56 min

What companies run services between Bago, Myanmar and Inle Lake, Shan State, Myanmar?

Myanmar Railways operates a train from Bago to Inle Lake once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 26 h 14 min.

Airlines
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Yangon to Heho
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Yangon to Heho via Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Yangon to Heho via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Yangon to Loikaw
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Yangon to Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Air KBZ
Flights from Yangon to Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Yangon to Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Yangon to Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Website
myanmartourism.org
Train from Bago to Thazi
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Bago to Heho
Ave. Duration
26 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Bago to Yangon Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
JJ Express Bus
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Nyaungshwe
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Thazi to Inle Lake
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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