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There are 7 ways to get from Inle Lake to Pathein by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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Bus via Ngwesaung  •  19h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Nyaungshwe to Yangon
  2. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Ngwesaung

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Bus  •  19h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Nyaungshwe to Yangon
  2. Take the bus from Yangon Dagon Ayar to Pathein

5 alternative options

Bus via Aye Tharyar Highway Bus  •  22h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Aye Tharyar Highway Bus to Yangon
  2. Take the bus from Yangon to Chaung Tha Beach

Taxi, train, bus  •  25h 22m

  1. Take a taxi from Inle Lake to Thazi
  2. Take the train from Thazi to Yangon Central Station
  3. Take the bus from Yangon Dagon Ayar to Pathein

Drive  •  10h 9m

  1. Drive from Inle Lake to Pathein 765.1 km

Fly to Yangon, bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Fly from Heho (HEH) to Yangon (RGN) HEH - RGN
  2. Take the bus from Yangon Dagon Ayar to Pathein

Fly to Thandwe, drive  •  22h 25m

  1. Fly from Heho (HEH) to Thandwe (SNW) HEH - SNW
  2. Drive from Thandwe to Pathein

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The cheapest way to get from Inle Lake to Pathein is to bus which costs $50 - $70 and takes 19h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Inle Lake to Pathein is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $180 and takes 9h 5m.

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The distance between Inle Lake and Pathein is 478 km. The road distance is 765.1 km.

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The best way to get from Inle Lake to Pathein without a car is to bus via Ngwesaung which takes 19h 22m and costs $85 - $120.

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It takes approximately 19h 22m to get from Inle Lake to Pathein, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Heho Airport to Yangon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inle Lake to Pathein is 765 km. It takes approximately 10h 9m to drive from Inle Lake to Pathein.

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Myanmar Airways International and Air KBZ offer flights from Heho Airport to Yangon Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Pathein. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Inle Lake to Heho Airport is to taxi which takes 52 min and costs $35 - $45.

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Map of how to get from Inle Lake to Pathein.
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  • Distance: 478 km
  • Duration: 19h 22m

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

You can take a bus from Inle Lake to Pathein via Nyaungshwe, Yangon, Yangon Aung Mingalar, and Ngwesaung in around 19h 22m.

Airlines
Air KBZ
Website
airkbz.com.mm
Flights from Heho to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Flights from Heho to Thandwe via Yangon
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Heho to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Flights from Heho to Thandwe via Yangon
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Phone
(+95) 67 77061
Website
railways.gov.mm
Train from Thazi to Yangon Central Station
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
JJ Express Bus
Phone
+959977181230
Email
jjonlineticket@jjexpress.net
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Nyaungshwe to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Shwe Chaung Thar
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Ngwesaung
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
easybook.com
Asia Dragon Express
Phone
09-8619008
Email
asiadragon77777@gmail.com
Website
asiadragontravels.com
Bus from Yangon to Ngwesaung
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
asiadragontravels.com
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com
Bus from Yangon to Chaung Tha Beach
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
asiadragontravels.com
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com
Shwe Pyi Lwin
Phone
(+95)9783807998
Email
shwepyilwin99@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Yangon Dagon Ayar to Pathein
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
12go.asia
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Aye Tharyar Highway Bus to Yangon
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$16
VIP
$21
Other operators
Taxi from Inle Lake to Thazi
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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