How to get from Laos to Myanmar

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 Vientiane to Yangon  •  3 h 57 min

  1. VTE - RGN

$134 - $449

Cheapest option

Fly Nakhon Phanom to Yangon  •  7 h 16 min

  1. KOP - RGN

$51 - $116

7 alternative options

Drive to Tachilek, fly to Heho  •  6 h 1 min

  1. THL - HEH

$135 - $270

Drive to Tachilek, fly to Mandalay  •  6 h 8 min

  1. THL - MDL

$150 - $299

Drive to Kengtung, fly to Heho  •  7 h 59 min

  1. KET - HEH

$147 - $385

Bus, drive  •  22 h 34 min

  1. 829

Bus, drive via Phitsanulok  •  23 h 36 min

  1. 876
  2. 829

Bus, drive, train  •  40 h 57 min

  1. 36 / ...

Drive  •  15 h 54 min

  1. 692.8 miles

What companies run services between Laos and Myanmar?

Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia and eight other airlines fly from Vientiane to Yangon every 2 hours.

Airlines
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Nakhon Phanom to Yangon via Don Muang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Tachilek to Heho
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Tachilek to Heho via Lashio
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Tachilek to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Tachilek to Mandalay via Lashio
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kengtung to Heho
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Tachilek to Heho
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Flights from Tachilek to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Kengtung to Heho
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Tachilek to Heho
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Tachilek to Mandalay via Heho
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from Kengtung to Heho
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Flights from Nakhon Phanom to Yangon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tachilek to Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Air KBZ
Website
airkbz.com
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tachilek to Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Nakhon Phanom to Yangon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Tachilek to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Website
myanmartourism.org
Train from Ye to Mawlamyine
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Train from Mawlamyine to Yangon Central
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Bus operators
Lao-Thai International Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
baolau.com
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Khon Kaen to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Udon Thani to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mandalar Min Express
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Hpa-An to Yangon
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com
Budsarakham Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Si Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
busonlineticket.co.th

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How do I buy a London Underground ticket?, Need to know: Jadrolinija and South Korea: Travelling from Seoul to Busan - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Laos and Myanmar is 839 km. The road distance is 1108 km.

The cheapest way to get from Laos to Myanmar is to fly which costs $50 - $120 and takes 7 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Laos to Myanmar is to fly which takes 3 h 57 min and costs $130 - $450.

It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Laos to Myanmar, including transfers.