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There are 3 ways to get from Mandalay to Kyaikto by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Kyaikto

$19 - $20

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Train  •  16h 23m

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

$7 - $24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6h 32m

  1. Drive from Mandalay to Kyaikto 615.9 km

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

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

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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.

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It is 528 km from Mandalay to Kyaikto. It is approximately 615.9 km to drive.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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  • Distance: 527.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 46m

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.

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
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Train from Bago to Kyaikto
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
12go.asia
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There are four+ hotels available in Kyaikto. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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