There are 5 ways to get from Inle Lake to Bangkok by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly  •  4 h 15 min

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

$185 - $463

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Bus, drive, train  •  36 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Nyaungshwe to Yangon Aung Mingalar
  2. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Dawei
  3. Drive from Dawei to Nam Tok
  4. Take the train from Nam Tok to Thon Buri

$80 - $121

3 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  30 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Nyaungshwe 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 Rangsit 638

Bus, drive via Ye  •  35 h 17 min

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

Drive  •  18 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Inle Lake to Bangkok 823.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Inle Lake to Bangkok is to bus and drive and train which costs $80 - $130 and takes 36 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inle Lake to Bangkok is to fly which costs $180 - $470 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Inle Lake and Bangkok is 846 km. The road distance is 1317 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Inle Lake to Bangkok, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Heho Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Bangkok is 30 min ahead of Inle Lake. It is currently 12:44 PM in Inle Lake and 1:14 PM in Bangkok.

Yes, the driving distance between Inle Lake to Bangkok is 1317 km. It takes approximately 18 h 2 min to drive from Inle Lake to Bangkok.

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Yangon Airways, Air KBZ, Myanmar Airways International and four other airlines offer flights from Heho Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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The nearest airport to Bangkok is Don Muang (DMK) Airport which is 20.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Suvarnabhumi (BKK) (27.8 km) and Utapao (UTP) (131.4 km).

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There are 2881+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Inle Lake to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 528.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

Myanma Airways, Golden Myanmar and seven other airlines fly from Inle Lake to Bangkok every 4 hours.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Heho to Suvarnabhumi via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Heho to Suvarnabhumi via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Heho to Suvarnabhumi via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Heho to Suvarnabhumi via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Heho to Suvarnabhumi via Yangon
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nam Tok to Thon Buri
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
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3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
JJ Express Bus
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Nyaungshwe to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
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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
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Ye
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
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Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Dawei
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mae Sot to Rangsit
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia

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The best way to get from Inle Lake to Heho Airport is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs $30 - $45.

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