There are 5 ways to get from Mandalay to Xishuangbanna by plane, taxi, car or bus

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Fly to Jinghong  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Jinghong (JHG) MDL - JHG

¥1227 - ¥3267

Cheapest option

Fly to Kengtung, drive  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Kengtung (KET) MDL - KET
  2. Drive from Kengtung to Xishuangbanna

¥733 - ¥2463

3 alternative options

Fly to Simao, taxi  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Simao (SYM) MDL - SYM
  2. Take a taxi from Simao to Xishuangbanna

¥1483 - ¥3483

Bus  •  3 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Myawaddy
  2. Take the bus from Maesod to Chiang Mai
  3. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang
  4. Take the bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Kunming Yunnan
  5. Take the bus from Kunming South to Jinghong

¥1099 - ¥1403

Drive  •  12h 49m

  1. Drive from Mandalay to Xishuangbanna 814.7 km

¥500 - ¥750

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The cheapest way to get from Mandalay to Xishuangbanna is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Mandalay to Xishuangbanna is to fly and drive which costs $100 - $350 and takes 4h 52m.

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The distance between Mandalay and Xishuangbanna is 487 km. The road distance is 814.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Mandalay to Xishuangbanna, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Xishuangbanna is to fly which takes 5h 15m and costs $170 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $200 and takes 3 days 6h.

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There is no direct flight from Mandalay Airport to Jinghong Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Xishuangbanna is 1h 30m ahead of Mandalay. It is currently 8:35 AM in Mandalay and 10:05 AM in Xishuangbanna.

Yes, the driving distance between Mandalay to Xishuangbanna is 815 km. It takes approximately 12h 49m to drive from Mandalay to Xishuangbanna.

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Sichuan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Jinghong Airport.

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What companies run services between Mandalay, Myanmar and Xishuangbanna, China?

China Eastern Airlines and Sichuan Airlines fly from Mandalay to Xishuangbanna every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mandalay to Xishuangbanna via Mandalay, Myawaddy, Maesod, Chiang Mai, Luang Prabang - Naluang Station, Kunming Yunnan, and Kunming South in around 3 days 6h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Jinghong via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3000
Flights from Mandalay to Simao via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥2900
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Kengtung
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥800
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Mandalay to Jinghong via Kunming
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥5000
Air KBZ
Flights from Mandalay to Kengtung via Heho
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥420 - ¥1500
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
¥150 - ¥200
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
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12go.asia
Economy
¥156
VIP
¥199
Shwe Mandalar Express
Greenbus Thailand
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
¥95 - ¥260
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Naluang
Phone
856071212979
Website
naluangstation.com
Bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Kunming Yunnan
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥547
Book at
12go.asia
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming South to Jinghong
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥220 - ¥250
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Simao to Xishuangbanna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Estimated price
¥260 - ¥320

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There are 48+ hotels available in Xishuangbanna. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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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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