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There are 6 ways to get from Thailand to Loikaw by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly, drive

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Mae Hong Son (HGN)
  2. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

5 alternative options

Bus, drive via Opposite Crime Suppression Division

  1. Take the bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Mae Hong Son
  2. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Mae Hong Son
  2. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

Bus, drive #2

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Mae Hong Son
  2. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

Train, Mini Van, drive

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Lamphun
  2. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son
  3. Drive from Mae Hong Son to Loikaw

Drive

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Loikaw

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thailand to Loikaw is to fly and drive which costs ฿3500 - ฿6000 and takes 16h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Thailand to Loikaw is to fly and drive which costs ฿3500 - ฿6000 and takes 16h 23m.

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The distance between Thailand and Loikaw is 656 km. The road distance is 1214.3 km.

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It takes approximately 16h 23m to get from Thailand to Loikaw, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Mae Hong Son Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Loikaw is 30 min behind Thailand. It is currently 5:42 PM in Thailand and 5:12 PM in Loikaw.

Yes, the driving distance between Thailand to Loikaw is 1214 km. It takes approximately 16h 57m to drive from Thailand to Loikaw.

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Nok Air offers flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Mae Hong Son Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Loikaw. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thailand to Chiang Mai Airport is to bus which takes 9 min and costs ฿15 - ฿20.

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Map of how to get from Thailand to Loikaw.
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  • Distance: 656.1 km
  • Duration: 16h 23m

What companies run services between Thailand and Loikaw, Myanmar?

There is no direct connection from Thailand to Loikaw. However, you can take the bus to Chiang Mai International Airport, take the walk to Chiang Mai airport, fly to Mae Hong Son, then take the drive to Loikaw. Alternatively, you can take the line 503 bus to Opposite Crime Suppression Division, take the walk to Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13, take the bus to Mae Hong Son, then take the drive to Loikaw.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Lamphun
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $45
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$19 - $26
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$11 - $16
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Mae Hong Son
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$18
Super
$21
Supreme
$29
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Mae Hong Son
Ave. Duration
16h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$18
Super
$21
Supreme
$29

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