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

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Train, fly  •  6 h 45 min

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

$46 - $128

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Train, ferry, drive  •  37 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Bang Sue
  3. Take the ferry from Bang Po to Pak Kret
  4. Drive from Pak Kret to Shwe Padauk
  5. Take the ferry from Shwe Padauk to Kyee Myindaing

$110 - $203

Train, drive, bus  •  45 h 29 min

  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 - $181

Bus, drive  •  46 h 32 min

  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 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 9 h

  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 - $171

Drive  •  31 h 37 min

  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 6 h 45 min.

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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 6 h 45 min.

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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 6 h 45 min 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 2 h 40 min.

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Yangon is 1 h 30 min behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 1:25 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 11:55 PM in Yangon.

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

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

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There are 361+ 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: 6 h 45 min

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 Bang Sue, take the drive to Bang Po, take the ferry to Pak Kret, take the drive to Shwe Padauk, then take the ferry to Kyee Myindaing.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $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
5 h 23 min
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
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
16 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
Train from Padang Besar to Nakhon Pathom
Ave. Duration
15 h 42 min
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 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Train from Nakhon Phathom to Chong Khaep
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
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)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Myanmar Railways
Website
myanmartourism.org
Train from Dawei to Mawlamyine
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Train from Mawlamyine to Yangon Central
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
ministryofrailtransportation.com
Bus operators
Mandalar Min Express
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Dawei to Yangon Aung Mingalar
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
expressticket.innoveller.com
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
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
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
Ferry operators
Yangon Water Bus
Website
yangonwaterbus.com
Ferry from Shwe Padauk to Kyee Myindaing
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
yangonwaterbus.com

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