There are 6 ways to get from Yangon to Pai by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive, Mini Van  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Yangon to Hpa-An
  2. Drive from Hpa-An to Maesod
  3. Take the bus from Maesod to Chiang Mai
  4. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Pai 612

Cheapest option

Fly to Mae Hong Son, Mini Van  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Yangon (RGN) to Mae Hong Son (HGN) RGN - HGN
  2. Take the Mini Van from Mae Hong Son to Pai

$66 - $152

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Drive  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Yangon to Pai 569.7 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Loikaw, drive  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Yangon (RGN) to Loikaw (LIW) RGN - LIW
  2. Drive from Loikaw to Pai

$146 - $260

Fly to Chiang Mai, Mini Van  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Yangon (RGN) to Chiang Mai (CNX) RGN - CNX
  2. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Pai

$80 - $234

Fly to Heho, drive  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Yangon (RGN) to Heho (HEH) RGN - HEH
  2. Drive from Heho to Pai

$140 - $296

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The cheapest way to get from Yangon to Pai is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 13 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yangon to Pai is to fly and Mini Van which costs $75 - $240 and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Yangon and Pai is 373 km. The road distance is 911.5 km.

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It takes approximately 21 h 42 min to get from Yangon to Pai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Yangon Airport to Loikaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Pai is 30 min ahead of Yangon. It is currently 11:17 AM in Yangon and 11:47 AM in Pai.

Yes, the driving distance between Yangon to Pai is 911 km. It takes approximately 13 h 1 min to drive from Yangon to Pai.

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Myanma Airways offers flights from Yangon Airport to Loikaw Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Pai. Prices start at $7 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Yangon to Yangon Airport is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Yangon to Pai.
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  • Distance: 232.9 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 42 min

What companies run services between Yangon, Myanmar and Pai, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Yangon to Pai. However, you can take the taxi to Yangon, take the bus to Hpa-An, take the drive to Maesod, take the bus to Chiang Mai, then take the Mini Van to Pai. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Pai.

Airlines
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Yangon to Loikaw
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Flights from Yangon to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Flights from Yangon to Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Yangon to Mae Hong Son via Suvarnabhumi, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Yangon to Mae Hong Son via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Flights from Yangon to Mae Hong Son via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Yangon to Mae Hong Son via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Yangon to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Yangon to Mae Hong Son via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Yangon to Mae Hong Son via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Air KBZ
Flights from Yangon to Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Yangon to Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Yangon to Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Yangon to Heho via Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Yangon to Mae Hong Son via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Yangon to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$18 - $90
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Yangon to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Bus operators
Mandalar Min Express
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Yangon to Hpa-An
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com
Greenbus Thailand
Prempracha Transport
Website
premprachatransports.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Pai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Hong Son to Pai
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Book at
12go.asia

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