There are 6 ways to get from Inle Lake to Thailand by plane, bus, car or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Heho, Public Van  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Heho (HEH) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) HEH - BKK
  2. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Samrong

$186 - $464

Cheapest option

Bus, drive, train  •  36 h 53 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 Bang Ramat

$81 - $122

4 alternative options

Drive to Nay Pyi Taw, fly, Public Van  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Inle Lake to Nay Pyi Taw
  2. Fly from Nay Pyi Taw (NYT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) NYT - BKK
  3. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Samrong

$169 - $652

Bus, drive  •  30 h 57 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 21 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Inle Lake to Thailand is to bus and drive and train which costs $80 - $130 and takes 36 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inle Lake to Thailand is to fly and Public Van which costs $180 - $470 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Inle Lake and Thailand is 753 km. The road distance is 1317 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Inle Lake to Thailand, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Inle Lake to Samut Prakan. However, you can take the taxi to Heho airport, fly to Suvarnabhumi, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal, take the Public Van to Samrong, take the walk to Big C Samrong, then take the bus to Samut Prakan. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Nay Pyi Taw airport, fly to Suvarnabhumi, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal, take the Public Van to Samrong, take the walk to Big C Samrong, then take the bus to Samut Prakan.

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
Flights from Nay Pyi Taw to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Flights from Nay Pyi Taw to Suvarnabhumi via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Heho to Suvarnabhumi via Yangon
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Nay Pyi Taw to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nam Tok to Bang Ramat
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Samrong
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
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
Book at
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
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
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
$12 - $19
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia

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