There are 3 ways to get from Inle Lake to Pyay by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Nyaungshwe to Mandalay
  2. Take the bus from Mandalay to Pyay

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Drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Inle Lake to Pyay 283.2 miles

Fly, drive  •  5 h 52 min

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

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The distance between Inle Lake and Pyay is 261 km. The road distance is 453.2 km.

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The best way to get from Inle Lake to Pyay without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 21 h 55 min to get from Inle Lake to Pyay, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Inle Lake to Pyay is 453 km. It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to drive from Inle Lake to Pyay.

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Mann Yadanarpon, Golden Myanmar and Air KBZ offer flights from Heho Airport to Thandwe Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Pyay. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Inle Lake to Pyay.
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  • Distance: 163.2 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Inle Lake to Pyay via Nyaungshwe and Mandalay in around 21 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air KBZ
Flights from Heho to Thandwe
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Heho to Thandwe via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Heho to Thandwe
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Heho to Thandwe via Yangon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Bus operators
JJ Express Bus
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Nyaungshwe to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Myat Mandalar Tun Express
Website
myatmandalartun.com
Bus from Mandalay to Pyay
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
myatmandalartun.com
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com

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