There are 5 ways to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Pai by plane, car or bus

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

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Fly to Heho, drive  •  12h 4m

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

฿3206 - ฿8730

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Bus, Mini Van  •  28h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Maesod to Chiang Mai
  3. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Pai 612

฿2069 - ฿2688

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Fly to Chiang Mai, Mini Van  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Chiang Mai (CNX) MDL - CNX
  2. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Pai

฿3069 - ฿7164

Fly to Tachilek, bus, Mini Van  •  11h 4m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Tachilek (THL) MDL - THL
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sai to Chiang Mai
  3. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Pai

฿3658 - ฿4322

Drive  •  14h 53m

  1. Drive from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Pai 919 km

฿2600 - ฿3900

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Pai is to bus and Mini Van which costs $60 - $85 and takes 28h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Pai is to fly and Mini Van which costs $90 - $220 and takes 6h 24m.

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The distance between Mandalay Airport (MDL) and Pai is 366 km. The road distance is 919 km.

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It takes approximately 12h 4m to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Pai, including transfers.

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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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Pai is 30 min ahead of Mandalay Airport (MDL). It is currently 9:03 PM in Mandalay Airport (MDL) and 9:33 PM in Pai.

Yes, the driving distance between Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Pai is 919 km. It takes approximately 14h 53m to drive from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Pai.

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

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There are 211+ hotels available in Pai. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Pai.
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  • Distance: 366.4 km
  • Duration: 12h 4m

What companies run services between Mandalay Airport (MDL), Myanmar and Pai, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Mandalay Airport (MDL) to Pai via Mandalay, Myawaddy, Maesod, and Chiang Mai in around 28h 37m.

Airlines
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿5500
Flights from Mandalay to Tachilek
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿7000
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿5500
Flights from Mandalay to Tachilek
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2500 - ฿3900
Air KBZ
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4800
Flights from Mandalay to Tachilek
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿4100
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿8500
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Mae Sai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿240 - ฿300
Website
Greenbus Thailand
Bus from Maesod to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿340 - ฿400
Website
Greenbus Thailand
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿950
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
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12go.asia
Economy
฿723
VIP
฿920
Shwe Mandalar Express

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