There are 4 ways to get from Mandalay to Kyaikto by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Kyaikto

$19 - $20

Cheapest option

Train  •  16h 23m

  1. Take the train from Mandalay Central Station to Bago
  2. Take the train from Bago to Kyaikto

$7 - $24

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6h 32m

  1. Drive from Mandalay to Kyaikto 616.1 km

Fly, train  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Yangon (RGN) MDL - RGN
  2. Take the train from Yangon Central to Kyaikto

$74 - $161

Questions & Answers

There is ongoing community transmission in Myanmar.
Last Updated: 3/11/2020 | Source: CDC.

Travel restrictions may apply and transportation services are subject to change. Please check before you travel.

Learn More.

The cheapest way to get from Mandalay to Kyaikto is to bus which costs $18 - $20 and takes 10h 46m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Mandalay to Kyaikto is to fly and train which costs $70 - $170 and takes 8h 34m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Mandalay station to Kyaikto. However, there are services departing from Mandalay Central Station and arriving at Kyaikto via Bago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 23m.

More details

The distance between Mandalay and Kyaikto is 528 km. The road distance is 616.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Mandalay to Kyaikto without a car is to bus which takes 10h 46m and costs $18 - $20.

More details

It takes approximately 10h 46m to get from Mandalay to Kyaikto, including transfers.

More details

Mandalay to Kyaikto train services, operated by Myanmar Railways, depart from Mandalay Central Station.

More details

The best way to get from Mandalay to Kyaikto is to bus which takes 10h 46m and costs $18 - $20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $7 - $24 and takes 16h 23m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Mandalay Airport to Yangon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

Search flights

What companies run services between Mandalay, Myanmar and Kyaikto, Myanmar?

Shwe Mandalar Express operates a bus from Mandalay to Kyaikto once daily. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 10h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mandalay to Kyaikto via Bago in around 16h 23m.

Airlines
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Air KBZ
Flights from Mandalay to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Phone
(+95) 67 77061
Website
railways.gov.mm
Train from Mandalay Central Station to Bago
Ave. Duration
12h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Bago to Kyaikto
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Train from Yangon Central to Kyaikto
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Schedules at
12go.asia
Bus operators

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 Want to know more about Flixbus?, 5 incredible day trips from Florence by train and Need to know: Jadrolinija - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Mandalay to Kyaikto train services, operated by Myanmar Railways, arrive at Kyaikto station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Mandalay to Kyaikto is 616 km. It takes approximately 6h 32m to drive from Mandalay to Kyaikto.

Get driving directions

Yangon Airways, Myanmar Airways International and Air KBZ offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Yangon Airport.

Search flights

There are eight+ hotels available in Kyaikto. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

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

More details