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Flights to Mandalay

The best price found from United States to Mandalay is on July 4th, 2017, travelling with . See more options, compare prices and book: search flights.

IAD
Washington Dulles
from $773.00
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Mandalay

Getting around by air

Major airlines operating from Mandalay include Air Bagan, Air Mandalay, Asian Wings, Golden Myanmar, Yangon Airways, Air KBZ, Myanmar National Airlines, Mann Yadanarpon, China Eastern, Bangkok Airways and Air Asia.

You'll find frequent daily flights to Yangon, Tachileik, Nyang U (Bagan) and Heho (Inle Lake), and several flights a week to towns such as Lashio, Putao and Myitkyina. International connections link Mandalay to Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Kunming; while some of these flights are direct, others connect through Yangon.

Mandalay International Airport

All flights use Mandalay International Airport, which is just over 20 miles south of the city. International and domestic routes expand on an almost monthly basis.

Transport Options

Much of the one-hour drive into town from Mandalay Airport is through fields and scrubland swaying with mango trees and palmyra palms and liberally dotted with gilded pagodas. If you're arriving in Myanmar for the first time it's a great first taste.

There are free shuttle buses for some hotel guests. Otherwise, it's taxi time! There's a fixed rate of US$10/K12,000 for a private taxi, or US$5/K4000 for a shared taxi. Cheaper guesthouses will order you an airport car for about the same price as a shared taxi, but big hotels ask for a fair bit more. Taxis on the street typically want double fare, as they’ll find it hard to get a return ride.