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There are 6 ways to get from Mandalay to Bagan by plane, bus, train, ferry, taxi or car

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Fly  •  1h 3m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Nyaung-U (NYU) MDL - NYU

$79 - $258

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Train  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Mandalay Central to Bagan 120

$14 - $20

4 alternative options

Minibus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the Minibus from Mandalay to Bagan Shwe Pyi

$24 - $27

Ferry  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the ferry from Mandalay Gaw Wein Jetty to Bagan

$51 - $54

Taxi  •  2h 45m

  1. Take a taxi from Mandalay to Bagan 113.6 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Mandalay to Bagan 113.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Mandalay to Bagan is to train which costs $14 - $20 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Mandalay to Bagan is to fly which costs $75 - $260 and takes 1h 3m.

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The distance between Mandalay and Bagan is 157 km. The road distance is 181.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Bagan without a car is to Minibus which takes 6h 11m and costs $24 - $28.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Mandalay to Bagan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Bagan is to fly which takes 1h 3m and costs $75 - $260. Alternatively, you can Minibus, which costs $24 - $28 and takes 6h 11m, you could also train, which costs $14 - $20 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Mandalay Airport to Nyaung-U Airport is the direct flight which takes 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mandalay to Bagan is 182 km. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Mandalay to Bagan.

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Yangon Airways, Mann Yadanarpon and Myanma Airways offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Nyaung-U Airport.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Bagan. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mandalay to Bagan.
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  • Distance: 98.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 3m

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

Myanma Airways, Yangon Airways and Mann Yadanarpon fly from Mandalay to Bagan 4 times a day. Alternatively, OK Minibus operates a bus from Mandalay to Bagan 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Mandalay to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $270
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Mandalay to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
Bus operators
OK Minibus
Phone
+95 66 22 623
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Mandalay to Bagan Shwe Pyi
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Myanmar river cruises
Phone
(+95-9) 778991777
Email
sales@myanmarrivercruises.com
Website
myanmarrivercruises.com
Ferry from Mandalay Gaw Wein Jetty to Bagan
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
mgrgexpress.com
Book at
myanmarrivercruises.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mandalay to Bagan
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Mandalay Airport is to taxi which takes 28m and costs $30 - $40.

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