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

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Taxi, train  •  20h 28m

  1. Take a taxi from Inle Lake to Thazi
  2. Take the train from Thazi to Bago
  3. Take the train from Bago to Thaton

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21h 13m

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

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  20h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Aye Tharyar Highway Bus to Yangon
  2. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Kyaikto
  3. Take the train from Kyaikto to Thaton

Drive  •  8h 30m

  1. Drive from Inle Lake to Thaton 642.1 km

Fly, train  •  10h 37m

  1. Fly from Heho (HEH) to Yangon (RGN) HEH - RGN
  2. Take the train from Yangon Central to Thaton

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The cost-effective way to get from Inle Lake to Thaton is to bus, which costs $35 - $45 and takes 21h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Inle Lake to Thaton is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 8h 30m.

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The distance between Inle Lake and Thaton is 406 km. The road distance is 642.1 km.

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The best way to get from Inle Lake to Thaton without a car is to taxi and train which takes 20h 28m and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 20h 28m to get from Inle Lake to Thaton, 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 Thaton is 642 km. It takes approximately 8h 30m to drive from Inle Lake to Thaton.

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Myanmar Airways International, Mann Yadanarpon, Myanma Airways and Air KBZ offer flights from Heho Airport to Yangon Airport.

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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 Thaton.
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  • Distance: 406.3 km
  • Duration: 20h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Inle Lake to Thaton via Nyaungshwe and Mandalay in around 21h 13m.

Airlines
Air KBZ
Website
airkbz.com.mm
Flights from Heho to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Flights from Heho to Yangon via Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Heho to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Flights from Heho to Yangon via Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Mann Yadanarpon
Website
airmyp.com
Flights from Heho to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $190
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Heho to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Phone
(+95) 67 77061
Website
railways.gov.mm
Train from Thazi to Bago
Ave. Duration
12h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $18
Schedules at
12go.asia
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12go.asia
Train from Bago to Thaton
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Train from Kyaikto to Thaton
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Train from Yangon Central to Thaton
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Schedules at
12go.asia
Bus operators
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
Win Express
Phone
+95 1 706 886
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Kyaikto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
easybook.com
JJ Express Bus
Phone
+959977181230
Email
jjonlineticket@jjexpress.net
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Nyaungshwe to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Shwe Mandalar Express
Phone
095042644
Email
shwemandalarexpress@hotmail.com
Website
shwemandalarexpress.com
Bus from Nyaungshwe to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
shwemandalarexpress.com
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
Bus from Mandalay to Thaton
Ave. Duration
11h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
shwemandalarexpress.com
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com
Other operators
Taxi from Inle Lake to Thazi
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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