There are 6 ways to get from Mandalay to Bagan by plane, bus, train, ferry, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Nyaung-U (NYU) MDL - NYU

$79 - $258

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Train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Mandalay Central to Bagan 120

$14 - $20

4 alternative options

Minibus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the Minibus from Mandalay to Bagan Shwe Pyi

$24 - $27

Ferry  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the ferry from Mandalay Gaw Wein Jetty to Bagan

$51 - $54

Taxi  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mandalay to Bagan 113.6 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Mandalay to Bagan 113.6 miles

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The distance between Mandalay and Bagan is 157 km. The road distance is 181.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Bagan without a car is to Minibus which takes 6 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Mandalay to Bagan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Bagan is to fly which takes 1 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Minibus, which costs and takes 6 h 11 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Mandalay Airport to Nyaung-U Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mandalay to Bagan is 182 km. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Mandalay to Bagan.

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Air KBZ, Mann Yadanarpon, Yangon Airways and Myanma Airways offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Nyaung-U Airport.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Bagan. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Mandalay Airport is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Mandalay to Bagan.
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  • Distance: 98.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

What companies run services between Mandalay, Myanmar and Bagan, Mandalay Region, Myanmar?

Air KBZ, Mann Yadanarpon and two other airlines fly from Mandalay to Bagan 4 times a day. Alternatively, OK Minibus operates a bus from Mandalay to Bagan 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Air KBZ
Flights from Mandalay to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $270
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Mandalay to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $270
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Mandalay to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Train operators
Bus operators
OK Minibus
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Mandalay to Bagan Shwe Pyi
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Myanmar river cruises
Website
myanmarrivercruises.com
Ferry from Mandalay Gaw Wein Jetty to Bagan
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
mgrgexpress.com
Book at
myanmarrivercruises.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mandalay to Bagan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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