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Land

Arriving in and departing Myanmar by land to/from China, India and Thailand is possible, although for Chinese and Indian crossings you will need a permit.

Crossings from Bangladesh and Laos were not available at the time of research, but this could change. Check the situation at your journey-planning stage, as border crossings do close from time to time.

Border Crossings

At the time of research there were entry and exit points at six locations along Myanmar's land borders. No bus or train service connects Myanmar with another country, nor can you travel by car or motorcycle across the border – you must walk across. E-visas are currently only available at the following Myanmar–Thailand borders: Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthoung. For other crossings, have your visa ready in your passport before you get to the border.

  • Mae Sai in northern Thailand to/from Tachileik in Shan State
  • Mae Sot in Thailand to/from Myawaddy in Kayin State
  • Ranong in Thailand to/from Kawthoung at far southern end of Tanintharyi Region
  • Phu Nam Ron in Thailand to/from Htee Khee in Tanintharyi Region
  • Ruili in Yunnan Province, China, to/from Mu-se in Shan State
  • Moreh in India's Manipur state to/from Tamu in Sagaing Region