Bagan to Yangon
From Bagan Shwe Pyi to Yangon by Buses
From Bagan to Yangon by Trains
From Nyaung U Airport to Yangon by Flights
Transportation from Bagan to Yangon
Bagan to Yangon destination reviews
How to get from Bagan to Yangon
Travelling between Bagan and Yangon is possible by Flight, bus, train and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 131.66 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 12.07.
How long does it take to get from Bagan to Yangon?
It can take you anywhere between 2 and 18 hours to travel between Bagan and Yangon depending on the means of transport you choose.
Flight is the fastest way to travel between Bagan and Yangon. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 20m. Train does a much slower job and take about 17h 30m to reach Yangon.
How much does it cost to get from Bagan to Yangon?
Travelling between Bagan and Yangon can be as cheap as USD 12.07 if you opt for a Elite Express bus and as expensive as USD 131.66 if you buy a Air KBZ flight ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
How many trips per day are there between Bagan and Yangon ?
- 9 from Bagan to Yangon starting from 08:35 Nyaung U Airport until 18:50 Nyaung U Airport
- 6 from Bagan to Yangon starting from 07:30 Bagan Shwe Pyi until 21:30 Bagan Shwe Pyi
- 5 by charter+bus from Bagan to Yangon starting from 08:00 Bagan Shwe Pyi until 21:00 Bagan Shwe Pyi
- 2 from Bagan to Yangon starting from 16:00 Bagan until 16:00 Bagan
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Bagan to Yangon.
What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?
Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Bagan to Yangon, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 104.96.
Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.
If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.
In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.
Airlines flying between Bagan and Yangon
Air KBZ, Air Thanlwin, Myanmar Airways Intl, Myanmar National Airlines
Travelling from Bagan to Yangon overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.
Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.
They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.
Companies operating bus routes between Bagan and Yangon
Elite Express, Mandalar Minn Express (Mandalar Minn Express)
Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.
Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.
What is the most popular transport to get from Bagan to Yangon?
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with charter+bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route
- 47% chosen charter+bus
- 34% took a train
- 16% opted for a bus
- 4% decided to fly