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There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Mandalay by plane, bus, car, train, ferry or night train

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Mandalay (MDL) BKK - MDL

$121 - $372

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Train, drive, bus  •  32h 16m

  1. Take the train from Thon Buri to Chong Khaep
  2. Drive from Chong Khaep to Dawei
  3. Take the bus from Dawei to Yangon Aung Mingalar
  4. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Mandalay

$62 - $117

5 alternative options

Fly from Don Muang  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Mandalay (MDL) DMK - MDL

$70 - $235

Bus, drive  •  32h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
  2. Drive from Three Pagodas Pass to Ye
  3. Take the bus from Ye to Yangon Aung Mingalar
  4. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Mandalay

Bus, drive, ferry  •  45h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from ธ.ไทยพาณิชย์ สาขาประตูช้างเผือก SCB Chang phueak to คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station Tt
  3. Drive from คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station to Bagan
  4. Take the ferry from Bagan to Mandalay Gaw Wein Jetty

Night train, bus, drive, ferry  •  47h 38m

  1. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
  2. Take the bus from ธ.ไทยพาณิชย์ สาขาประตูช้างเผือก SCB Chang phueak to คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station Tt
  3. Drive from คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station to Bagan
  4. Take the ferry from Bagan to Mandalay Gaw Wein Jetty

Drive  •  17h 3m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Mandalay 851.8 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Mandalay is to train and drive and bus which costs ฿2000 - ฿3900 and takes 32h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Mandalay is to fly which costs ฿3900 - ฿13000 and takes 4h 48m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Mandalay is 1026 km. The road distance is 1362.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Bangkok to Mandalay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Mandalay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Mandalay is 30m behind Bangkok. It is currently 4:11 AM in Bangkok and 3:41 AM in Mandalay.

Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Mandalay is 1363 km. It takes approximately 17h 3m to drive from Bangkok to Mandalay.

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Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Mandalay Airport.

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There are 196+ hotels available in Mandalay. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26m and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Mandalay.
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  • Distance: 641.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Mandalay, Myanmar?

Bangkok Airways and Thai Smile fly from Bangkok to Mandalay 3 times a day.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,700
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Thon Buri to Chong Khaep
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Night train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Ye to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
Bus from Dawei to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
JJ Express Bus
Phone
+959977181230
Email
jjonlineticket@jjexpress.net
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Express
$11
VIP
$22
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Yanyon Nakorn Chiang Mai
Phone
(+66)53-215604
Website
yanyonnakornchiangmai.com
Bus from ธ.ไทยพาณิชย์ สาขาประตูช้างเผือก SCB Chang phueak to คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
yanyonnakornchiangmai.com
Ferry operators
Myanmar river cruises
Phone
(+95-9) 778991777
Email
sales@myanmarrivercruises.com
Website
myanmarrivercruises.com
Ferry from Bagan to Mandalay Gaw Wein Jetty
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
mgrgexpress.com
Book at
myanmarrivercruises.com

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