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

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  •  1 h 44 min

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

$116 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Nyaungshwe

$35 - $39

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Mandalay Central Station to Thazi 4 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Thazi to Inle Lake

$135 - $167

Train  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Mandalay Central Station to Thazi 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Thazi to Heho 141

$38 - $52

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Mandalay to Inle Lake 206.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mandalay to Inle Lake is to bus which costs $34 - $40 and takes 9 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mandalay to Inle Lake is to fly which takes 1 h 44 min and costs $110 - $260.

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The distance between Mandalay and Inle Lake is 181 km. The road distance is 330 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Mandalay to Inle Lake, including transfers.

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

Golden Myanmar, Asian Wings Airways and four other airlines fly from Mandalay to Inle Lake every 4 hours. Alternatively, JJ Express Bus operates a bus from Mandalay to Inle Lake once daily. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Asian Wings Airways
Website
asianwingsair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Air KBZ
Website
airkbz.com
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Website
myanmartourism.org
Train from Mandalay Central Station to Thazi
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Thazi to Heho
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
JJ Express Bus
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Mandalay to Nyaungshwe
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Thazi to Inle Lake
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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