There are 4 ways to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Inle Lake by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 22m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Heho (HEH) MDL - HEH

$72 - $167

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Bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Nyaungshwe

$51 - $64

2 alternative options

Bus via Heho  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Heho

$65 - $85

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Inle Lake 310.1 km

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The cheapest way to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Inle Lake is to bus which costs $50 - $65 and takes 8h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Inle Lake is to fly which costs $70 - $170 and takes 1h 22m.

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The distance between Mandalay Airport (MDL) and Inle Lake is 162 km. The road distance is 310.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Inle Lake without a car is to bus which takes 8h 44m and costs $50 - $65.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Inle Lake, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Inle Lake is to fly which takes 1h 22m and costs $70 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $65 and takes 8h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Mandalay Airport to Heho Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Inle Lake is 310 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Inle Lake.

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Mann Yadanarpon and Air KBZ offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Heho Airport.

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What companies run services between Mandalay Airport (MDL), Myanmar and Inle Lake, Shan State, Myanmar?

Mann Yadanarpon and Air KBZ fly from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Inle Lake twice daily. Alternatively, JJ Express Bus operates a bus from Mandalay to Nyaungshwe 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 8h. Shwe Mandalar Express also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Air KBZ
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Bus operators
JJ Express Bus
Phone
+959977181230
Email
jjonlineticket@jjexpress.net
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Mandalay to Nyaungshwe
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
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Shwe Mandalar Express
Phone
095042644
Email
shwemandalarexpress@hotmail.com
Website
shwemandalarexpress.com
Bus from Mandalay to Nyaungshwe
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
shwemandalarexpress.com
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expressticket.innoveller.com
Bus from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
shwemandalarexpress.com
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com

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There are 116+ hotels available in Inle Lake. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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