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

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Bus  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Mandalay to Pyay

$17 - $18

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Train  •  24h 30m

  1. Take the train from Mandalay Central Station to Yangon Central Station
  2. Take the train from Yangon Central Station to Pyay

$9 - $32

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 57m

  1. Drive from Mandalay to Pyay 463.9 km

Fly, drive  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Mandalay (MDL) to Thandwe (SNW) MDL - SNW
  2. Drive from Thandwe to Pyay

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The cheapest way to get from Mandalay to Pyay is to bus which costs $16 - $18 and takes 12h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Mandalay to Pyay is to bus which costs $16 - $18 and takes 12h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mandalay station to Pyay. However, there are services departing from Mandalay Central Station and arriving at Pyay via Yangon Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 30m.

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The distance between Mandalay and Pyay is 362 km. The road distance is 463.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Pyay without a car is to bus which takes 12h 6m and costs $16 - $18.

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It takes approximately 12h 6m to get from Mandalay to Pyay, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Mandalay to Pyay is to bus which takes 12h 6m and costs $16 - $18. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $8 - $35 and takes 24h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Mandalay Airport to Thandwe Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 20m and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Mandalay to Pyay.
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  • Distance: 361.6 km
  • Duration: 12h 6m

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

Myat Mandalar Tun Express operates a bus from Mandalay to Pyay 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 12h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mandalay to Pyay via Yangon Central Station in around 24h 30m.

Airlines
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Mandalay to Thandwe via Heho
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Mandalay to Thandwe via Heho
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air KBZ
Flights from Mandalay to Thandwe via Heho
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Mandalay to Thandwe via Heho
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Website
railways.gov.mm
Train from Mandalay Central Station to Yangon Central Station
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
12go.asia
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12go.asia
Train from Yangon Central Station to Pyay
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Myat Mandalar Tun Express
Phone
09-2031413
Website
myatmandalartun.com
Bus from Mandalay to Pyay
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
myatmandalartun.com
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mandalay to Pyay is 464 km. It takes approximately 5h 57m to drive from Mandalay to Pyay.

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Golden Myanmar, Mann Yadanarpon, Air KBZ and two other airlines offer flights from Mandalay Airport to Thandwe Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Pyay. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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