There are 3 ways to get from Bagan to Kalaw by plane, taxi, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly, taxi  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Nyaung-U (NYU) to Heho (HEH) NYU - HEH
  2. Take a taxi from Heho to Kalaw

$102 - $225

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bagan to Kalaw

$14

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Bagan to Kalaw 166.2 miles

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

Bagan Minthar operates a bus from Bagan to Kalaw twice daily. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 6 h 11 min.

Airlines
Air KBZ
Website
airkbz.com
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Nyaung-U to Heho
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Bus operators
Bagan Minthar
Website
baganminthar.com
Bus from Bagan to Kalaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
baganminthar.com
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Other operators
Taxi from Heho to Kalaw
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bagan to Kalaw?

The distance between Bagan and Kalaw is 185 km. The road distance is 266 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bagan to Kalaw?

The cheapest way to get from Bagan to Kalaw is to bus which costs $14 and takes 6 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bagan to Kalaw?

The quickest way to get from Bagan to Kalaw is to fly and taxi which takes 1 h 23 min and costs $100 - $230.

Is there a direct bus between Bagan and Kalaw?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bagan and arriving at Kalaw. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Bagan to Kalaw?

It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Bagan to Kalaw, including transfers.