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There are 4 ways to get from Mandalay to Inle Lake by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 44 min

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

$116 - $252

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Bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Nyaungshwe

$35 - $39

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  5 h 18 min

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

$135 - $167

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Mandalay to Inle Lake 206.2 miles

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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 costs $110 - $260 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Mandalay and Inle Lake is 181 km. The road distance is 329.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Inle Lake without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $130 - $170.

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

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Inle Lake is to fly which takes 1 h 44 min and costs $110 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $34 - $40 and takes 9 h 52 min.

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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 to Inle Lake is 330 km. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from Mandalay to Inle Lake.

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Golden Myanmar, Yangon Airways, Myanma Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Heho Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Inle Lake. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mandalay to Inle Lake.
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  • Distance: 112.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

Mann Yadanarpon, Golden Myanmar and three 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
Air KBZ
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $220
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Mandalay to Heho
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.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, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Bus operators
JJ Express Bus
Phone
+959977181230
Email
jjonlineticket@jjexpress.net
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Mandalay to Nyaungshwe
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
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Other operators
Taxi from Thazi to Inle Lake
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Mandalay Airport is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs $30 - $40.

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