There are 7 ways to get from Mandalay to Malaysia by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Penang  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Penang (PEN) MDL - PEN

RM 568 - RM 1666

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Padang Besar  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

RM 229 - RM 569

5 alternative options

Fly to Singapore Changi  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Singapore Changi (SIN) MDL - SIN

RM 552 - RM 1397

Fly to Kuala Lumpur  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) MDL - KUL

RM 397 - RM 1072

Bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai
  4. Take the bus from Hatyai to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

RM 296 - RM 476

Bus, train  •  3 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Rangsit 638
  3. Take the train from Bangkok Hualamphong to Kuala Lumpur

RM 15400 - RM 15509

Drive  •  34h 59m

  1. Drive from Mandalay to Kuala Lumpur 2678.8 km

RM 500 - RM 800

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The cheapest way to get from Mandalay to Malaysia is to bus and train via Padang Besar which costs $50 - $140 and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Mandalay to Malaysia is to fly which costs $130 - $390 and takes 6h 53m.

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The distance between Mandalay and Malaysia is 2047 km. The road distance is 2678.8 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from Mandalay to Malaysia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Malaysia is to fly which takes 6h 53m and costs $130 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $110 and takes 2 days 3h.

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There is no direct flight from Mandalay Airport to Penang Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mandalay to Malaysia is 2679 km. It takes approximately 34h 59m to drive from Mandalay to Malaysia.

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Myanmar Airways International, Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile and Malaysia Airlines offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Penang Airport.

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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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What companies run services between Mandalay, Myanmar and Malaysia?

Thai Smile, Myanmar Airways International and three other airlines fly from Mandalay to George Town every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mandalay to Kuala Lumpur via Mandalay, Myawaddy, Mae Sot, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Hat Yai, Hatyai, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, and Bandar Tasik Selatan in around 2 days 3h.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Mandalay to Penang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1700
Flights from Mandalay to Singapore Changi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 1300
Flights from Mandalay to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 410 - RM 1500
Flights from Mandalay to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 420 - RM 1600
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Penang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1700
Flights from Mandalay to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 410 - RM 1500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Mandalay to Singapore Changi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1000
Flights from Mandalay to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 300 - RM 1200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Singapore Changi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 1300
Flights from Mandalay to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 360 - RM 1100
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Penang via Yangon, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1400
Flights from Mandalay to Kuala Lumpur via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 360 - RM 1100
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Mandalay to Penang via Suvarnabhumi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 450 - RM 1400
Flights from Mandalay to Kuala Lumpur via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 360 - RM 1100
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 600 - RM 1700
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Mandalay to Kuala Lumpur via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 900
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
17h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 240
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 35 - RM 45
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 100 - RM 140
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 65 - RM 95
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 180 - RM 240
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 45 - RM 85
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 49 - RM 53
Gold
RM 70 - RM 85
Platinum
RM 95 - RM 120
Eastern and Oriental Express
Bus operators
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
RM 95 - RM 130
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
RM 96
VIP
RM 122
Shwe Mandalar Express
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RM 45 - RM 80
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
ticket.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
15h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 90 - RM 140
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Sasanan Transportation
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 67
Schedules at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Phone
603-62637668
Website
alisangoldencoach.com.my
Bus from Hatyai to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 79
Schedules at
alisangoldencoach.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Suasana Edaran
Phone
+60 3-2143 2299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Hatyai to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 65
Schedules at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hatyai to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 55
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mae Sot to Rangsit
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 45 - RM 90
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia

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