Menghai County Transportation

Menghai transportation system consists of provincial road, county road and village road. Long-distance bus is the main way for local people to travel around. There are also short-distance buses, taxi, and minibus in Menghai county.

How to Get to Menghai County?

By Plane

The nearest airport is Xishuangbanna Gasa Airport located in Jinghong City and tourists can fly to Gasa airport and then transfer to Menghai County. Direct flights to Xishuangbanna from Kunming, Dali, Lijiang, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin as well as international flights to Bangkok and Chiang Mai of Thailand, Vientiane and Lang Prabang of Laos are available.

There is no direct bus heading to Menghai County from the airport, so you'll need to take the bus or taxi to Jinghong Passenger Station and then continue moving to Menghai County.

By train

Kunming-Mohan Railway, which will have an intermediate stop in Jinghong, will be completed in 2020. By then, visitors can transfer to Menghai County by bus.

By Long-distance Bus

Long-Distance Bus is another important way getting to Menghai County, which could be accessible from Kunming, Jinghong, etc.  Here we list some of the bus information for your reference.


Departure Station

Arrival Station

Departure Time


Kunming South Passenger Station(南部客运站)

Menghai Passenger Station(勐海客运站)

11:00, 17:30; 20:00





Kunming High-speed Rail South Passenger Center(昆明高铁南客运中心)

Menghai Passenger Station(勐海客运站)

11:30, 16:00, 20:30, 21:30, 22:00, 22:40




Kunming North Passenger Station(北部客运站)

Menghai Passenger Station(勐海客运站)



Jinghong Passenger Station(景洪客运站)

Menghai Passenger Station(勐海客运站)

07:00, 07:20, 08:10, 08:50, 09:10, 09:30, 10:00, 13:40

How to Get around in Menghai County?

By Taxi

Taxi can be found everywhere in Menghai county, or people who want to get to their destination as quickly as possible, taxis are wise choice. Generally, the starting fare is CNY5, and CNY1.4 will be charged for each kilometer. 

By Minibus

Minibus is the principle way for local people to travel a short distance. Passengers may wait for a minibus on the highway or just call the driver. Usually, the minibus will take you anywhere you want to go in a short distance, and the price is cheap. 

By Bus

In the county seat, buses run on the main street, which will not take you much time on the bus, because the urban area is not too big. Taxi is convenient for someone who get into emergency, the starting price is cheap. However, people would like to take buses or motorbike in the county seat rather than taxi.