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

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Fly  •  3h 30m

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

$98 - $222

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Train  •  17h 47m

  1. Take the train from Yangon to Bagan 61

$20 - $34

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 26m

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

$43 - $50

Ferry  •  3 days 9h

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

$41 - $43

Drive  •  7h 15m

  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 17h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Yangon to Bagan is to fly which costs $95 - $230 and takes 3h 30m.

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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 10h 26m and costs $40 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m 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 3h 30m and costs $95 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $50 and takes 10h 26m, you could also train, which costs $19 - $35 and takes 17h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Yangon Airport to Nyaung-U Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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There are 135+ hotels available in Bagan. Prices start at $20 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: 3h 30m

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

Myanma Airways, Mann Yadanarpon and two other airlines fly from Yangon to Bagan every 2 hours. Alternatively, Bagan Minthar operates a bus from Yangon to Bagan 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 10h. JJ Express Bus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U via Heho
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Bus operators
Bagan Minthar
Phone
09-73238057
Website
baganminthar.com
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
baganminthar.com
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12go.asia
JJ Express Bus
Phone
+959977181230
Email
jjonlineticket@jjexpress.net
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
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 15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
seat61.com
Ferry from Pyay to Bagan
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
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 1h and costs $1.

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