Bagan to Inle Lake

Bagan to Inle Lake

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Bagan to Inle Lake Destination Reviews

Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Feb 23, 2020
Was supposed to be picked up at our hotel, but somehow there was a very last minute miscommunication and we had to take a taxi to the bus depot (additional $15). They couldn’t give us a clear answer why we didn’t get picked up, even though we had the confirmation email. Seats were comfortable. Extremely bumpy ride which made it hard to sleep. Overall, not the best experience.
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Feb 14, 2020
The bus was great. It’s new, clean and VERY convenient. They also give water and food. The bus arrived 20 min ahead of schedule. Greatest travelling experience!
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Feb 12, 2020
Vert good trip through numerous hairpins in thé mountains. Would appreciate getting warned of coming stops and the unexpected stopto pay the 15000K Inle Lake fee.
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Feb 4, 2020
Super trip
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Feb 3, 2020
Excellent bus ! I recommend every tourist to choose this company(VIP JJ Express) and book ahead through this website. :)
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Feb 1, 2020
The bus ride was great, comfortable and on time. Temperature was just right. Staffs made sure everyone is taken care of. They provide bottle water, snacks and wipes. Seats are wide and comfortable. Only complain is the buspad was not working so i could not watch movies. Bus shuttle was on time.
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Jan 29, 2020
Great trip Comfortable boat Staff were helpful
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Jan 28, 2020
Everything was OK, except the temperature on the bus. Why is it so cold on the bus (AC cool) and why the driver not switch on heating if the temperature at night is 10 degrees outside?
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Jan 18, 2020
very good travel option. with food, sockets, blankets, water and good English-speaking attendant.
Bus VIP, Bagan Min Tha, Dec 27, 2019
Very good overnight ride. I was actually able to sleep. The only thing I would add is a small snack. The driver was safe.
Bus VIP, Bagan Min Tha, Dec 9, 2019
Bus left on time, few stops on the way and the driver drove well.
Bus VIP, Bagan Min Tha, Nov 29, 2019
Only down side is the air conditioning was way to strong. Other than that, comfortable seats and amenities, managed to sleep most the ride, would recommend highly :)
Bus VIP, Bagan Min Tha, Oct 28, 2019
Very pleasantly surprised as we were provided a drink (Coke), blanket, neck support for sleeping and the driver ensured a very smooth run. Toilet on board too. Website did not indicate any of those were available.
Bus Minivan, Bagan Min Tha, Jun 12, 2019
We booked a hotel pick up in Bagan. We got confirmation email that we should wait at the hotel's reception 30 minutes prior departure, which was 7pm... We came to the reception at 6:20 just to be told that the driver left 5 minutes ago... like what? When we called the company, they refused to come back for us so we had to take taxi to the station... When we got there, we were told the departure is posponed one hour... but the good news was that the van was replaced by normal bus so the journey was okay...
Bus Minivan, Bagan Min Tha, Apr 9, 2019
We paid for a bus but we got a minivan instead which was like a furnace and only stopped for one toilet break 1 hour into the trip. Driver could’ve drove a bit safer as the seat belts didn’t even work. A bit disappointed as our first trip with the company went really well and they were very helpful, adequate breaks, safe driving, nice temperature in the bus etc. But I don’t recommend Bagan to Inle with this company. Yangon to Bagan is fine as you get a large coach.
Bus Minivan, Bagan Min Tha, Feb 22, 2019
One week before departure the operator (Bagan Minn Thar company) has changed the car type for this route to a 14 seater minivan instead of the normal bus. We saw the bus we would originaly ride (iT seemed overbooked so therefore they changed us to the minivan, which was bit strange because we booked like half a Year a go) The minivan was really less luxurious then the normal bus. You dont have space and you cant change the Seat position. The minivan is absolutely no option for people who are almost 2 meters long. There was no compensation/refund for the less comfortable ride we had. The positive points: the driver did a good job and the road was much bettet than we’ce experienced before
Bus VIP, Bagan Min Tha, Jan 7, 2019
The driver was in a very dangerous hurry on the road and made us arrive at 4 am instead of 5 am... Very inconvenient when you cannot check-in your hotel at that time. The A/C was full on all the time and made the ride extremely cold, especially in the mountains. You guys need to calm down.
van Regional 14pax, Bagan Min Tha, Dec 24, 2018
Dirty crowed van. Luggage on top to get full of dust and sand. Bad restaurant stop. Needed a toilet not a squat. Need much improvement.
van Regional 14pax, Bagan Min Tha, Nov 24, 2018
It was unexpected to have mini bus instead of normal one, luggage was on the roof and all dirty because of the sand on the road. Please add cover next time
Bus VIP, Bagan Min Tha, Sep 5, 2018
Bumpy ride and dangerous road, narrow with big curves. Old bus and pretty noisy. Wouldn’t take that bus again! Always get the JJ bus if possible!!! The driver was not too bad.
Bus VIP, Bagan Min Tha, Aug 13, 2018
Pretty bumpy ride. The bus is not the same as the JJ Company we took from Yangon to Bagan, which was like a plane on the road with TVs in every seats and super big seats. But this bus was pretty noisy - the bus driver listened to music all the way and there was a Buddha statue in front of the bus with one of those annoying LED flash lights. I was able to sleep maybe 2 hours out of 8 hours. And when we had a 30 min break, the bus driver let the doors open, so mosquitos and the hot air. The JJ driver instead told everybody to leave the bus and locked it so the air stayed cold. Conclusion: Always get the JJ bus of possible!!!
Bus VIP, Bagan Min Tha, May 10, 2018
The good: gave us water, a coke and cookies. The bus it us old, but confortable. The bad: It was freezing with the AC. And the driver was very fast in a bumpy road, so it was impossible to sleep! And, despite having a flat tire, it still arrived 1h30 early (4h30 - making us to spend another night at the hotel - glad the emperor hotel was kind enough to only charge the breakfast).
Bus VIP, Bagan Min Tha, Apr 13, 2018
Was able to sleep most of the trip. Had 5 stops total. The roads were quite bumpy but the driver drove well.
Bus VIP, Bagan Min Tha, Dec 15, 2017
Very old and oddly decorated. Only a row of 4 electrical points for the whole bus to charge. The pit stop for washrooms was the worse toilet I ever seen in Myanmar thus far. They made a lot of stop before Inle to drop others off but still arrived on time. Bcos of the time of the night at 5am, could only take an open air lorry to our hotel. It was freezing!! I would recommend JJ express instead
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How to get from Bagan to Inle Lake?

When you want to get from Bagan to Inle Lake, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

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How far is Bagan from Inle Lake?

The overland distance from Bagan to Inle Lake is 162 miles (260 km).
The flying distance is 125 miles (200 km).

How long does it take to get from Bagan to Inle Lake?

The travel time from Bagan to Inle Lake takes approximately 18 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Bagan to Inle Lake?

To get from Bagan to Inle Lake prepare to shell out about MMK 243,646 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Bagan to Inle Lake?

Buses from Bagan to Inle Lake ride 3 times a day.
Flights from Bagan to Inle Lake are operated 1 times a day.
Vans from Bagan to Inle Lake depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.

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Airlines flying from Bagan to Inle Lake
Myanmar National Airlines.

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