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There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Myanmar by train, plane, car or bus

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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Train, fly to Yangon  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Yangon (RGN) KUL - RGN

$80 - $184

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Train, bus  •  42h 6m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Hua Lamphong
  4. Take the bus from Rangsit to Mae Sot 638
  5. Take the bus from Myawaddy to Yangon

$57 - $169

6 alternative options

Train, fly to Nay Pyi Taw  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Nay Pyi Taw (NYT) KUL - NYT

$150 - $399

Train, fly to Mandalay  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Mandalay (MDL) KUL - MDL

$129 - $293

Train, fly to Heho  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Heho (HEH) KUL - HEH

$129 - $283

Train, drive, bus  •  44h 33m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Nakhon Pathom
  4. Take the train from Nakhon Phathom to Chong Khaep
  5. Drive from Chong Khaep to Dawei
  6. Take the bus from Dawei to Yangon Aung Mingalar

$74 - $216

Bus  •  43h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Hat Yai Chee Road
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mae Sot
  4. Take the bus from Myawaddy to Yangon

$74 - $109

Drive  •  30h 8m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon 2229.4 km

$100 - $160

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Myanmar. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Myanmar, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: September 23 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Myanmar is to bus which costs RM 300 - RM 460 and takes 43h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Myanmar is to train and fly which costs RM 330 - RM 800 and takes 6h 32m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Myanmar is 1680 km. The road distance is 2229.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 32m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Myanmar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Yangon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Myanmar is 1h 30m behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 3:20 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 1:50 AM in Myanmar.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Myanmar is 2229 km. It takes approximately 30h 8m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Myanmar.

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AirAsia, Myanmar Airways International, Malaysia Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Yangon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Myanmar.
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  • Distance: 1679.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 32m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Myanmar?

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon via Hat Yai Chee Road, Hat Yai Clock Tower, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Mae Sot, Myawaddy, and Yangon in around 43h 46m.

Airlines
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nay Pyi Taw via Yangon
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nay Pyi Taw via Singapore Changi, Yangon
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mandalay via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mandalay via Yangon, Tachilek
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Heho via Yangon
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mandalay via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $470
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nay Pyi Taw via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nay Pyi Taw via Danang, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nay Pyi Taw via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nay Pyi Taw via Danang, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nay Pyi Taw via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mandalay via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mandalay via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Heho via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Heho via Singapore Changi, Yangon
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Air KBZ
Website
airkbz.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nay Pyi Taw via Singapore Changi, Yangon
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $450
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nay Pyi Taw via Vientiane, Kunming
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mandalay via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Mandalay via Yangon
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $30
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$17 - $24
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$7 - $11
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$23 - $30
Train from Hat Yai to Nakhon Pathom
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $55
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$24 - $35
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$15 - $21
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$40 - $55
Train from Nakhon Phathom to Chong Khaep
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $35
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$18 - $25
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$8 - $12
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$25 - $35
Train from Hat Yai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $60
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$24 - $35
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$15 - $22
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Dawei to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
13h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$20
VIP
$30
Bus from Myawaddy to Yangon
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$13
VIP
$17
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
+66 56 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Rangsit to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sasanan Transportation
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
12go.asia

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