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There are 3 ways to get from Pyay to Loikaw by bus, ferry or car

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Bus  •  34h 51m

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

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  3 days 6h

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

Drive  •  7h 4m

  1. Drive from Pyay to Loikaw 427.8 km

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Last updated: September 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Pyay to Loikaw is to bus which costs $29 - $50 and takes 34h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Pyay to Loikaw is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pyay to Loikaw. However, there are services departing from Pyay and arriving at Loikaw via Mandalay and Yangon Aung Mingalar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 51m.

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The distance between Pyay and Loikaw is 229 km. The road distance is 427.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pyay to Loikaw without a car is to bus which takes 34h 51m and costs $29 - $50.

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It takes approximately 34h 51m to get from Pyay to Loikaw, including transfers.

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Pyay to Loikaw bus services, operated by Myat Mandalar Tun Express, depart from Pyay station.

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Pyay to Loikaw bus services, operated by Myo Sat Thit, arrive at Loikaw station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pyay to Loikaw is 428 km. It takes approximately 7h 4m to drive from Pyay to Loikaw.

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  • Distance: 229.2 km
  • Duration: 34h 51m

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

You can take a bus from Pyay to Loikaw via Mandalay and Yangon Aung Mingalar in around 34h 51m.

Bus operators
Myat Mandalar Tun Express
Phone
09-2031413
Website
myatmandalartun.com
Bus from Pyay to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
myatmandalartun.com
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com
Bus from Mandalay to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
myatmandalartun.com
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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12go.asia
Economy
$14
VIP
$21
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
Ferry operators
Myanmar IWT
Phone
+95 1 380 753
Email
iwtygn@gmail.com
Website
iwt.gov.mm
Ferry from Pyay to Yangon
Ave. Duration
2 days 15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
iwt.gov.mm

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