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There are 6 ways to get from Laos to Myanmar by plane, bus, car or taxi

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Fly from Luang Prabang  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Luang Prabang (LPQ) to Yangon (RGN) LPQ - RGN

$119 - $623

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Fly from Vientiane  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Yangon (RGN) VTE - RGN

$124 - $437

Bus, drive  •  23h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Khon Kaen
  2. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Mae Sot 829
  3. Drive from Mae Sot to Hpa-An
  4. Take the bus from Hpa-An to Yangon

Bus, drive via Phitsanulok  •  24h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Udon Thani
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Phitsanulok 876
  3. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Mae Sot 829
  4. Drive from Mae Sot to Hpa-An
  5. Take the bus from Hpa-An to Yangon

Bus, taxi  •  34h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
  3. Take a taxi from Three Pagodas Pass to Ye
  4. Take the bus from Ye to Yangon Aung Mingalar

$203 - $251

Drive  •  15h 54m

  1. Drive from Vientiane to Yangon 692.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Laos to Myanmar is to fly which costs $120 - $440 and takes 6h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Laos to Myanmar is to fly which costs $110 - $650 and takes 5h 19m.

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The distance between Laos and Myanmar is 839 km. The road distance is 1108.5 km.

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The best way to get from Laos to Myanmar without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 34h 44m and costs $200 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Laos to Myanmar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Luang Prabang Airport to Yangon Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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Myanmar is 30m behind Laos. It is currently 10:04 PM in Laos and 9:34 PM in Myanmar.

Yes, the driving distance between Laos to Myanmar is 1108 km. It takes approximately 15h 54m to drive from Laos to Myanmar.

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Myanma Airways, Thai AirAsia, Lao Airlines and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Luang Prabang Airport to Yangon Airport.

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The best way to get from Laos to Luang Prabang Airport is to taxi which takes 6m and costs $6 - $8.

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Map of how to get from Laos to Myanmar.
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  • Distance: 524.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Laos and Myanmar?

Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia and five other airlines fly from Luang Prabang to Yangon every 3 hours.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Luang Prabang to Yangon via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Yangon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Yangon via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $320
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Vientiane to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Bus operators
Lao-Thai International Bus
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
baolau.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Khon Kaen to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
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12go.asia
Bus from Udon Thani to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Hpa-An to Yangon
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com
Bus from Ye to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Thai-Lao International Bus
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com
Other operators
Taxi from Three Pagodas Pass to Ye
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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