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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon by train, plane, car, bus or ferry

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  •  6h 40m

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

$46 - $128

5 alternative options

Train, drive, bus  •  45h 29m

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

$86 - $180

Bus, drive  •  46h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
  4. Drive from Three Pagodas Pass to Ye
  5. Take the bus from Ye to Yangon Aung Mingalar

Train, drive  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Nakhon Pathom
  3. Take the train from Nakhon Phathom to Chong Khaep
  4. Drive from Chong Khaep to Dawei
  5. Take the train from Dawei to Mawlamyine
  6. Take the train from Mawlamyine to Yangon Central

$69 - $170

Train, ferry, drive  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the ferry from Wang Lang to Pak Kret
  3. Drive from Pak Kret to Shwe Padauk
  4. Take the ferry from Shwe Padauk to Kyee Myindaing

$3,583 - $3,623

Drive  •  31h 37m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon 1428.1 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon is to train and fly which costs RM 190 - RM 550 and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon is to train and fly which costs RM 190 - RM 550 and takes 6h 40m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Yangon is 1635 km. The road distance is 2284.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Yangon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Yangon is 1h 30m behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 4:23 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 2:53 PM in Yangon.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Yangon is 2285 km. It takes approximately 31h 37m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon.

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Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Malindo Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Yangon Airport.

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There are 369+ hotels available in Yangon. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon.
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  • Distance: 1022.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 40m

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

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Yangon, take the walk to Yangon Airport Terminal 1, then take the bus to Yangon. Alternatively, you can take the train to Padang Besar, take the walk to Padang Besar, take the train to Nakhon Phathom, take the train to Chong Khaep, take the drive to Dawei, take the bus to Yangon Aung Mingalar, then take the taxi to Yangon.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $200
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
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 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
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 Nakhon Pathom
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Train from Nakhon Phathom to Chong Khaep
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Myanmar Railways
Website
myanmarailways1877.com
Train from Dawei to Mawlamyine
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
myanmarailways1877.com
Train from Mawlamyine to Yangon Central
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
myanmarailways1877.com
Eastern and Oriental Express
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
Ave. Duration
41h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3,500
Schedules at
belmond.com
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
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
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Bus from Ye to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
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Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Three Pagodas Pass
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Ferry operators
Yangon Water Bus
Phone
+95 9797354343
Email
info@yangonwaterbus.com
Website
yangonwaterbus.com
Ferry from Shwe Padauk to Kyee Myindaing
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
yangonwaterbus.com

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