Yangon to Inle Lake

Yangon to Inle Lake

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Yangon to Inle Lake destination reviews

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Bus VIP, JJ Express, Dec 22, 2019
highly recommend. comfortable trip
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How to get from Yangon to Inle Lake

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

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 Train 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 237,325. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as MMK 19,503.

How far is Yangon from Inle Lake?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Yangon to Inle Lake. Your trip will be a total of 350 miles (563 km). The flying distance is 270 miles (433 km).

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

The travel time from Yangon to Inle Lake can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 30 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Yangon to Inle Lake varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Myanmar Railways: travelling by train 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 237,325.

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

  • Train tickets - MMK 19,777 to MMK 19,777;
  • Bus tickets - MMK 19,777 to MMK 31,948;
  • Plane tickets - MMK 121,705 to MMK 237,325;

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

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

  • Flights from Yangon to Inle Lake depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 08:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Yangon 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 121,705.

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 Yangon to Inle Lake
Air KBZ, Air Thanlwin, Myanmar Airways Intl, Myanmar National Airlines

Buses

Taking a bus from Yangon 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.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Yangon to Inle Lake

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Yangon 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:

  • 90% decided to go for a bus.
  • 9% users took a plane.
  • 1% users enjoyed a train ride.