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There are 11 ways to get from Bangkok to Taunggyi by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay, drive  •  8h 13m

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

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Bus  •  30h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mae Sot
  2. Take the bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
  3. Take the bus from Yangon to Taunggyi

$32 - $58

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Fly Don Muang to Mandalay, drive  •  8h 46m

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

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Heho  •  6h 16m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Heho (HEH) BKK - HEH

$171 - $342

Fly Don Muang to Heho  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Heho (HEH) DMK - HEH

$90 - $262

Fly Don Muang to Chiang Mai, drive  •  13h 11m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) DMK - CNX
  2. Drive from Chiang Mai to Taunggyi

$74 - $162

Fly Don Muang to Chiang Rai, drive  •  13h 4m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) DMK - CEI
  2. Drive from Chiang Rai to Taunggyi

$83 - $162

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Nay Pyi Taw, bus  •  15h 21m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Nay Pyi Taw (NYT) BKK - NYT
  2. Take the bus from Naypitaw to Taunggyi

$171 - $348

Bus via Bangkok Tara Travel  •  32h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Mae Sot
  2. Take the bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
  3. Take the bus from Yangon to Taunggyi

$47 - $64

Train, drive, bus  •  35h 44m

  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 to Aye Tharyar Highway Bus

$56 - $113

Drive  •  18h 3m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Taunggyi 1376.2 km

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Taunggyi is to bus which costs ฿1000 - ฿1900 and takes 30h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Taunggyi is to fly which costs ฿5000 - ฿11000 and takes 6h 16m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Taunggyi is 864 km. The road distance is 1376.2 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 13m to get from Bangkok to Taunggyi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Taunggyi is to fly which takes 6h 16m and costs ฿5000 - ฿11000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1000 - ฿1900 and takes 30h 8m.

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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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Taunggyi is 30 min behind Bangkok. It is currently 11:56 AM in Bangkok and 11:26 AM in Taunggyi.

Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Taunggyi is 1376 km. It takes approximately 18h 3m to drive from Bangkok to Taunggyi.

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Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile, Myanmar Airways International and Air KBZ offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Mandalay Airport.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Taunggyi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Taunggyi.
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  • Distance: 864.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 13m

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

Myanmar Airways International, Golden Myanmar and four other airlines fly from Bangkok to Taunggyi 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Taunggyi via Mae Sot, Myawaddy, and Yangon in around 30h 8m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Heho via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Don Muang to Heho via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Flights from Don Muang to Heho via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Air KBZ
Website
airkbz.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Heho via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Don Muang to Heho via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Flights from Don Muang to Heho via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Heho via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Heho via Yangon, Tachilek
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nay Pyi Taw
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Heho via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Don Muang to Heho via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $300
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
$1 - $35
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$19 - $26
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$9 - $13
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Shwe Mandalar Express
Phone
095042644
Email
shwemandalarexpress@hotmail.com
Website
shwemandalarexpress.com
Bus from Naypitaw to Taunggyi
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
shwemandalarexpress.com
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com
Bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
shwemandalarexpress.com
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
Bus from Yangon to Taunggyi
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
shwemandalarexpress.com
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
Sasanan Transportation
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
12go.asia
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$13
VIP
$17
Bus from Yangon to Taunggyi
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$16
VIP
$21
Bus from Dawei to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
13h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$20
VIP
$30
Bus from Yangon to Aye Tharyar Highway Bus
Ave. Duration
10h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$16
VIP
$21
JJ Express Bus
Phone
+959977181230
Email
jjonlineticket@jjexpress.net
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Taunggyi
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com
Super Seat
$12
First Class
$19
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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

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