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There are 7 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) by car, plane, train or bus

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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Drive to Heho, fly to Nyaung-U  •  12h 4m

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Heho
  2. Fly from Heho (HEH) to Nyaung-U (NYU) HEH - NYU

$120 - $259

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Bus, Minibus  •  32h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Maesod
  2. Take the bus from Myawaddy to Mandalay
  3. Take the Minibus from Mandalay to Bagan Shwe Pyi

$30 - $54

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Fly Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Nyaung-U (NYU) CNX - NYU

$251 - $751

Fly Chiang Mai to Mandalay, train  •  8h 45m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Mandalay (MDL) CNX - MDL
  2. Take the train from Wetlu to Kyaw Si

$141 - $407

Bus via Tak  •  26h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Tak
  2. Take the bus from Tak to Mae Sot 829 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
  4. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi

$39 - $51

Bus  •  27h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Maesod
  2. Take the bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
  3. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi

$41 - $50

Drive  •  15h 40m

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) 569.9 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) is to bus which costs ฿1300 - ฿1700 and takes 27h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) is to fly which costs ฿8000 - ฿25000 and takes 8h 33m.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) is 500 km. The road distance is 911.8 km.

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It takes approximately 12h 4m to get from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) is to fly which takes 8h 33m and costs ฿8000 - ฿25000. Alternatively, you can bus via Tak, which costs ฿1200 - ฿1700 and takes 26h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Heho Airport to Nyaung-U Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) is 30m behind Chiang Mai. It is currently 3:25 PM in Chiang Mai and 2:55 PM in Nyaung-U Airport (NYU).

Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) is 912 km. It takes approximately 15h 40m to drive from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU).

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Mann Yadanarpon and Golden Myanmar offer flights from Heho Airport to Nyaung-U Airport.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Nyaung-U Airport (NYU). Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU).
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  • Distance: 312.4 miles
  • Duration: 12h 4m

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Nyaung-U Airport (NYU), Myanmar?

China Eastern Airlines, Mann Yadanarpon and nine other airlines fly from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U Airport (NYU) via Tak, Mae Sot, Myawaddy, and Yangon Aung Mingalar in around 26h 58m.

Airlines
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Heho to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U via Kunming, Mandalay
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U via Don Muang, Mandalay
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U via Yangon
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U via Suvarnabhumi, Mandalay
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U via Don Muang, Yangon
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Heho to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Chiang Mai to Nyaung-U via Yangon, Heho
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Train operators
Bus operators
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Tak
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$7
Super
$8
Supreme
$9 - $10
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Tak to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
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Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
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12go.asia
Bus from Myawaddy to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Shwe Mandalar Express
Phone
095042644
Email
shwemandalarexpress@hotmail.com
Website
shwemandalarexpress.com
Bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
shwemandalarexpress.com
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expressticket.innoveller.com
Bus from Myawaddy to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
shwemandalarexpress.com
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
Bagan Minthar
Phone
09-73238057
Website
baganminthar.com
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
baganminthar.com
Book at
12go.asia
JJ Express Bus
Phone
+959977181230
Email
jjonlineticket@jjexpress.net
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Mandalay to Bagan Shwe Pyi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
OK Minibus
Phone
+95 66 22 623
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Mandalay to Bagan Shwe Pyi
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
12go.asia

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Mai Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs ฿20.

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