There are 5 ways to get from Yangon to Bagan by plane, bus, train, ferry or car

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Fly  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Yangon (RGN) to Nyaung-U (NYU) RGN - NYU

$98 - $222

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Train  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Yangon to Bagan 61

$20 - $34

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi

$43 - $50

Ferry  •  3 days 9 h

  1. Take the ferry from Yangon to Pyay
  2. Take the ferry from Pyay to Bagan

$41 - $43

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Yangon to Bagan 393.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Yangon to Bagan is to train which costs $19 - $35 and takes 17 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yangon to Bagan is to fly which costs $95 - $230 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Yangon and Bagan is 500 km. The road distance is 629 km.

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The best way to get from Yangon to Bagan without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 26 min and costs $40 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Yangon to Bagan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Yangon to Bagan is to fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $95 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $50 and takes 10 h 26 min, you could also train, which costs $19 - $35 and takes 17 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Yangon Airport to Nyaung-U Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yangon to Bagan is 629 km. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from Yangon to Bagan.

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Asian Wings Airways, Air KBZ, FMI Air and two other airlines offer flights from Yangon Airport to Nyaung-U Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Bagan. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yangon to Bagan.
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  • Distance: 312.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

Mann Yadanarpon, Asian Wings Airways and three other airlines fly from Yangon to Bagan hourly. Alternatively, Bagan Minthar operates a bus from Yangon to Bagan 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 10 h. JJ Express Bus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U via Heho
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Air KBZ
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
FMI Air
Website
fmiair.com
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U via Nay Pyi Taw
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Asian Wings Airways
Website
asianwingsair.com
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Bus operators
Bagan Minthar
Website
baganminthar.com
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
baganminthar.com
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JJ Express Bus
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Seat 61 Agency
Email
traininfo@seat61.com
Website
seat61.com
Ferry from Yangon to Pyay
Ave. Duration
2 days 15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
seat61.com
Ferry from Pyay to Bagan
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
seat61.com

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The best way to get from Yangon to Yangon Airport is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $1.

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