Mandalay to Inle Lake

Mandalay to Inle Lake

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22:00
Chan Mya Shwe Pyi, Mandalay
7h bus ride in VIP
4.5
05:00
+1
Nyaung Shwe Odyssey JJ, Inle Lake

From Chan Mya Shwe Pyi to Inle Lake by Bus

22:00
Chan Mya Shwe Pyi, Mandalay
7h bus ride in VIP
4.5
05:00
+1
Nyaung Shwe Odyssey JJ, Inle Lake

Mandalay to Inle Lake destination reviews

JV
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Jan 17, 2020
For the best communication on the way, if the driver assistant would have a white board or something where written in English how long the time for the stop. Thank you for travel snack and water, good device!
NH
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Dec 18, 2019
The crew was a bit irked
NV
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Dec 15, 2019
Very good services
WL
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Dec 15, 2019
the ride from Mandalay to Inle was comfortable.. the air conditioners on the side were abit too powerful. entertainment was switched off after the 1st rest stop
AE
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Nov 29, 2019
Very nice !
4.5
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How to get from Mandalay to Inle Lake

When you want to get from Mandalay to Inle Lake, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about MMK 244,931. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as MMK 19,503.

How far is Mandalay from Inle Lake?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Mandalay to Inle Lake. Your trip will be a total of 111 miles (178 km). The flying distance is 86 miles (137 km).

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

The travel time from Mandalay to Inle Lake can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 23 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Mandalay to Inle Lake varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is JJ Express: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as MMK 19,503 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as MMK 244,931.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Mandalay to Inle Lake:

  • Bus tickets - MMK 19,777 to MMK 19,777;
  • Plane tickets - MMK 85,193 to MMK 244,931;

How many trips per day are there between Mandalay and Inle Lake?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Mandalay to Inle Lake depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 22:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Mandalay to Inle Lake. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is MMK 85,193.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Mandalay to Inle Lake
Air KBZ, Air Thanlwin, Myanmar Airways Intl, Myanmar National Airlines

Buses

Taking a bus from Mandalay to Inle Lake is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Mandalay to Inle Lake

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Mandalay to Inle Lake? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 69% decided to go for a bus.
  • 31% users took a plane.