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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 24m

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

$58 - $231

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Train  •  17h 42m

  1. Take the train from Yangon to Bagan 61

$15 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan

$31 - $46

Ferry  •  3 days 9h

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

$41 - $43

Drive  •  7h 16m

  1. Drive from Yangon to Bagan 614.4 km

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Myanmar due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

International flights leaving Myanmar are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Myanmar. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Myanmar, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Yangon to Bagan is to train which costs $14 - $29 and takes 17h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Yangon to Bagan is to fly which costs $55 - $240 and takes 3h 24m.

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The distance between Yangon and Bagan is 500 km. The road distance is 614.4 km.

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The best way to get from Yangon to Bagan without a car is to bus which takes 12h 9m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m 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 24m and costs $55 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 12h 9m, you could also train, which costs $14 - $29 and takes 17h 42m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Yangon to Bagan is 614 km. It takes approximately 7h 16m to drive from Yangon to Bagan.

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Mann Yadanarpon and Air KBZ offer flights from Yangon Airport to Nyaung-U Airport.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Bagan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yangon to Bagan.
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  • Distance: 499.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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

Air KBZ and Mann Yadanarpon fly from Yangon to Bagan 3 times a day. Alternatively, JJ Express Bus operates a bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan 4 times a day. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 10h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air KBZ
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Mann Yadanarpon
Flights from Yangon to Nyaung-U
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Train operators
Myanmar Railways
Phone
(+95) 67 77061
Website
railways.gov.mm
Train from Yangon to Bagan
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $17
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
JJ Express Bus
Phone
+959977181230
Email
jjonlineticket@jjexpress.net
Website
jjexpress.net
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
jjexpress.net
Book at
12go.asia
Mandalar Min Express
Phone
09-5020181
Email
mandalarminn.express@gmail.com
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
12go.asia
Bagan Minthar
Phone
09-73238057
Website
baganminthar.com
Bus from Yangon Aung Mingalar to Bagan Shwe Pyi
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
baganminthar.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Myanmar IWT
Phone
+95 1 380 753
Email
iwtygn@gmail.com
Website
iwt.gov.mm
Ferry from Yangon to Pyay
Ave. Duration
2 days 15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
iwt.gov.mm
Ferry from Pyay to Bagan
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
iwt.gov.mm

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The best way to get from Yangon to Yangon Airport is to bus which takes 48 min and costs $1.

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