There are 5 ways to get from Mandalay to Loikaw by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  22h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Yangon Aung Mingalar
  2. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Loikaw

$26 - $46

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Train, bus  •  31h 11m

  1. Take the train from Mandalay Central Station to Yangon Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Loikaw

$19 - $39

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Myingyan  •  28h 53m

  1. Take the train from Mandalay Central to Myingyan 120
  2. Take the bus from Myingyan to Yangon Aung Mingalar
  3. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Loikaw

$25 - $34

Drive  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Mandalay to Loikaw 422 km

Fly  •  16h 28m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Loikaw (LIW) MDL - LIW

$251 - $327

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The cheapest way to get from Mandalay to Loikaw is to train and bus via Myingyan which costs $24 - $35 and takes 28h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Mandalay to Loikaw is to fly which costs $250 - $330 and takes 16h 28m.

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The distance between Mandalay and Loikaw is 281 km. The road distance is 422 km.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Loikaw without a car is to bus which takes 22h 6m and costs $25 - $50.

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It takes approximately 22h 6m to get from Mandalay to Loikaw, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Loikaw is to bus which takes 22h 6m and costs $25 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $330 and takes 16h 28m.

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There is no direct flight from Mandalay Airport to Loikaw Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mandalay to Loikaw is 422 km. It takes approximately 5h 53m to drive from Mandalay to Loikaw.

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Myanmar Airways International, Mann Yadanarpon and Air KBZ offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Loikaw Airport.

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What companies run services between Mandalay, Myanmar and Loikaw, Myanmar?

You can take a bus from Mandalay to Loikaw via Mandalay and Yangon Aung Mingalar in around 22h 6m. Alternatively, Air KBZ, Mann Yadanarpon and Myanmar Airways International fly from Mandalay to Loikaw 3 times a day.

Airlines
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Loikaw via Heho
Ave. Duration
24h 22m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Flights from Mandalay to Loikaw via Nyaung-U, Heho
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Flights from Mandalay to Loikaw via Yangon, Heho
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Air KBZ
Flights from Mandalay to Loikaw via Heho
Ave. Duration
24h 22m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Flights from Mandalay to Loikaw via Nyaung-U, Heho
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Website
railways.gov.mm
Train from Mandalay Central to Myingyan
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
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Train from Mandalay Central Station to Yangon Central Station
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
12go.asia
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12go.asia
Bus operators
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Mandalay to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
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Economy
$14
VIP
$21
Bus from Myingyan to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Myat Mandalar Tun Express
Phone
09-2031413
Website
myatmandalartun.com
Bus from Mandalay to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
myatmandalartun.com
Standard
$10
VIP
$14
JJ Express Bus
Phone
+959977181230
Email
jjonlineticket@jjexpress.net
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Mandalay to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Express
$14
VIP
$23
Myo Sat Thit
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Loikaw
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
myanmarbusticket.com
Shwe Yar Zar Express
Phone
+959779957797
Website
bookaway.com
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Loikaw
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bookaway.com

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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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