There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Pagan Kingdom by plane, train, 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 Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay, train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Mandalay (MDL) BKK - MDL
  2. Take the train from Wetlu to Kyaw Si

$160 - $423

Cheapest option

Fly Don Muang to Nyaung-U  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Nyaung-U (NYU) DMK - NYU

$99 - $246

5 alternative options

Fly Don Muang to Mandalay, train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Mandalay (MDL) DMK - MDL
  2. Take the train from Wetlu to Kyaw Si

$109 - $286

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Nay Pyi Taw, train  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Nay Pyi Taw (NYT) BKK - NYT
  2. Take the train from Lewe to Bagan

$189 - $689

Bus, drive  •  34 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
  2. Drive from Three Pagodas Pass to Ye
  3. Take the bus from Ye to Yangon Aung Mingalar
  4. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi

Minivan, bus, drive  •  35 h 1 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Kanchanaburi
  2. Take the bus from Kanchanaburi to Three Pagodas Pass
  3. Drive from Three Pagodas Pass to Ye
  4. Take the bus from Ye to Yangon Aung Mingalar
  5. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi

Drive  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Pagan Kingdom 850.9 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bangkok and Pagan Kingdom is 1019 km. The road distance is 1361.4 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to get from Bangkok to Pagan Kingdom, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Mandalay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Pagan Kingdom is 1361 km. It takes approximately 17 h 47 min to drive from Bangkok to Pagan Kingdom.

Get driving directions

Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and Myanma Airways offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Mandalay Airport.

Search flights

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

More details

The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

More details

Map of how to get from Bangkok to Pagan Kingdom.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 636.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 33 min

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Pagan Kingdom, Myanmar?

Nok Air, Air KBZ and eight other airlines fly from Bangkok to Pagan Kingdom hourly.

Airlines
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Nyaung-U via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Flights from Don Muang to Nyaung-U via Chiang Mai, Yangon
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nay Pyi Taw via Yangon
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nay Pyi Taw
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Air KBZ
Flights from Don Muang to Nyaung-U via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Flights from Don Muang to Nyaung-U via Chiang Mai, Yangon
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay via Yangon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Don Muang to Nyaung-U via Yangon, Mandalay
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Don Muang to Nyaung-U via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Flights from Don Muang to Nyaung-U via Yangon, Mandalay
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Don Muang to Nyaung-U via Yangon, Heho
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,700
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Nyaung-U via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Mandalay
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Website
myanmartourism.org
Train from Wetlu to Kyaw Si
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Lewe to Bagan
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Three Pagodas Pass
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Mandalar Min Express
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Ye to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
Bagan Minthar
Website
baganminthar.com
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
baganminthar.com
Book at
12go.asia
JJ Express Bus
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Win Happy
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Kanchanaburi
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
12go.asia

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Getting around the Cyclades, What documents do I need to cross Niagara Falls? and 5 delightfully under-the-radar French towns you need to visit - to help you get the most out of your next trip.