Bagan to Yangon

Bagan to Yangon

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Recommended

Refundable
16:00
Bagan
17h 30m ride in train #62, Sleeper
3.8
09:30
+1
Yangon Central
21:00
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in VIP
4.5
07:00
+1
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
08:00
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in Express
4
18:00
Aung Mingalar, Yangon

From Bagan Shwe Pyi to Yangon by Buses

07:30
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in Economy 45
2
17:30
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
08:00
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in Express
4
18:00
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
19:00
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in Express
4
05:00
+1
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
19:30
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in Economy 45
2
05:30
+1
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
20:00
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in Economy 45
2
06:00
+1
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
20:00
Bagan Shwe Pyi
9h 30m bus ride in VIP
05:30
+1
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
20:30
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in Executive
06:30
+1
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
21:00
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in VIP 31
4.5
07:00
+1
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
21:00
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in VIP
4.5
07:00
+1
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
21:30
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in Economy 45
07:30
+1
Aung Mingalar, Yangon
21:30
Bagan Shwe Pyi
10h bus ride in Business
07:30
+1
Aung Mingalar, Yangon

From Bagan to Yangon by Trains

Refundable
16:00
Bagan
17h 30m ride in train #62, Sleeper
3.8
09:30
+1
Yangon Central
Refundable
16:00
Bagan
17h 30m ride in train #62, Upper Class
09:30
+1
Yangon Central

From Nyaung U Airport to Yangon by Flights

Fastest
08:35
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 20m flight #YH910 with Air Thanlwin in Economy
09:55
RGN Yangon Airport
Fastest
10:20
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 20m flight #K7212 with Air KBZ in Economy
4
11:40
RGN Yangon Airport
Fastest
10:20
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 20m flight #8M4212 with Myanmar Airways Intl in Economy
11:40
RGN Yangon Airport
Fastest
17:05
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 20m flight #YH741 with Air Thanlwin in Economy
18:25
RGN Yangon Airport
Fastest
17:50
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 20m flight #K7265 with Air KBZ in Economy
19:10
RGN Yangon Airport
Fastest
17:50
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 20m flight #8M4265 with Myanmar Airways Intl in Economy
19:10
RGN Yangon Airport
Fastest
18:10
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 20m flight #UB115 with Myanmar National Airlines in Economy
19:30
RGN Yangon Airport
Fastest
18:35
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 20m flight #8M4115 with Myanmar Airways Intl in Economy
19:55
RGN Yangon Airport
Fastest
18:35
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 20m flight #8M4265 with Myanmar Airways Intl in Economy
19:55
RGN Yangon Airport
Fastest
18:50
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 20m flight #UB185 with Myanmar National Airlines in Economy
20:10
RGN Yangon Airport
19:10
NYU Nyaung U Airport, Bagan
1h 25m flight #UB185 with Myanmar National Airlines in Economy
20:35
RGN Yangon Airport

Bagan to Yangon Schedule

Bagan to Yangon Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Mandalar Minn Express Economy 45 07:30 - 17:30$ 17
Air Thanlwin Economy #YH91008:35 - 09:55$ 108.90
Air KBZ Economy #K721210:20 - 11:40$ 130.90
Air Thanlwin Economy #YH74117:05 - 18:25$ 108.90
Air KBZ Economy #K726517:50 - 19:10$ 130.90
Myanmar Railways Sleeper 16:00 - 09:30$ 20
Bagan Min Tha Express 19:00 - 05:00$ 13
Mandalar Minn Express Economy 45 19:30 - 05:30$ 17
Mandalar Minn Express Economy 45 20:00 - 06:00$ 17
Bagan Min Tha VIP 20:00 - 05:30$ 17
Elite Express Executive 20:30 - 06:30$ 15
JJ Express VIP 21:00 - 07:00$ 23

Transportation from Bagan to Yangon

Bagan to Yangon destination reviews

TT
train #62 Sleeper, Myanmar Railways, Feb 9, 2020
Overall good experience. Train was late, instead 9:30 arriving at 15:00. Was super hot at the day time.
AT
Bus VIP 31, Mandalar Minn Express, Feb 6, 2020
They came to pick me up to my hotel for free. (You need to call them for pick up, though). Very comfortable seat, with thick blanket. They offerred nice hot coffee before departure, and nice cold towel and toothbrush, etc. for 30-minute break. Everyone needs to get off the bus for the 30-minutes break for security reasons (as the driver locks the door).
TJ
train #62 Sleeper, Myanmar Railways, Feb 1, 2020
An incredible experience. Facilities were adequate but expected.
LB
train #62 Sleeper, Myanmar Railways, Jan 15, 2020
We had nice seats and the staff was very kind. Only the food and drinks onboard were a bit more expensive then if you’d buy it outside. But overal good experience!
MD
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Jan 8, 2020
The driver was driving very fast. Way too fast.
TE
train #62 Sleeper, Myanmar Railways, Dec 21, 2019
Personally I'd rate our experience 5 stars because it worked out for us, but the train left nearly 7 hours late and was slower than expected. We left at 10:30pm(meant to be 4pm) and arrived in Yangon at 6pm the next day (meant to be 9:30am). We didn't have any connections to make though, and the ride through the vast farming land and villages was actually quite a relaxing way to spend the day. The 2 of us were the only ones in the sleeper berth carriage which has 2 long thin beds and 8 more regular seats which flatten out into very short "beds", surprisingly easy to sleep even with the loud noise and rocking of the train. No food in the carriage as its separate from the rest of the train, but people in villages will come up to the window with reasonably priced fruits and food. If you've got the time and no flights to make I'd recommend the train, otherwise avoid it.
IO
train #62 Sleeper, Myanmar Railways, Dec 16, 2019
The experience was great. We knew the train was slower than the bus and the conditions were a bit more rudimentary. We got a 4 bed cabin with toilet. Beds were ok. The train is noisy and in the night it gets cold (no glass for the windows). Bring your own food or expect to pay quite a lot for the fried rice and vegetables that the train offers. Once we got in the train we were asked for what we'd like for dinner and breakfast. We thought the meals were included as they didn't mentioned the price and it was the first thing we had to do once in the train. Our surprise came the day after when we had to pay 34.500mmk for x4 fried rice, x4 vegetables, x2 coffees and a water. If we had known the meals weren't included we wouldn't have ordered so much food.
IM
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Dec 16, 2019
Seamless and safe journey back from Bagan to Yangon. Complimentary transfer bus pickup directly from hotel to bus terminal, and bus to Yangon city area too. Good stopovers/toilet break and in-bus snack & water.
JB
flight Economy, Air KBZ, Nov 27, 2019
Compagnie fiable, à l'heure. Avion récent et bien entretenu (ATR français). Service correct. Je recommande.
AM
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Nov 14, 2019
Safe and on time. Relatively comfy seats with snacks and drink. Stop overs were well timed.
SB
train #62 Sleeper, Myanmar Railways, Nov 10, 2019
More uncomfortly ,unclean, nasty toilet than expected ,from a 1. Class sleeper
SM
flight Economy, Air KBZ, Nov 7, 2019
Good airline, they offered us a light meal even being a short flight. I just don't give 5* because the flight arrived delayed and also the back seats didn't move.
JN
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Oct 30, 2019
Not too bad, seats are comfy and spacious. My screen is not working! Would be better if transport was provided after arriving at the bus station (which is really far from the city) as these taxi drivers around once we alighted were all surrounding and trying to scam us with ridiculous price just to get to the city.
PS
Bus VIP 31, Mandalar Minn Express, Oct 4, 2019
Got picked up at hotel by bus company staff to terminal. Comfy seats, hot coffee before departure..snacks and extra drinks were distributed. Stopped for a meal and continue journey. Over all pleasant ride from 9pm to 6am.
NM
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Aug 25, 2019
Very good attendant and driver! ????
RP
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Aug 25, 2019
The BUS is def one of the most comfortable I've been and the staff is also very friendly and helpful during the trip. However, you must be aware that at least half of the trip is made in bumpy roads and you have to be open minded in order to not be afraid. There's about 500km done in a Highway (from 00 to 5am aprox) and you can organize yourself to have a rest / sleep in this specific time slot. One thing I must point out and really disliked, is the drop off situation. We're asked by the JJ staff where we wanted to exit - there were two stops, bus station and downtown. We replied that we wanted to exit in the downtown next to Sude Pagoda because our hotel was there. Entering Yangon, you have to switch to a smaller BUS that is supposed to take you to one of the exits you chose: bus station or downtown. Well, this BUS only made one stop that was the BUS station and made everyone leave. Downtown stop was not a stop and as soon as you exit the BUS you are approached by taxi drivers that want to take you. This seems like a scheme to make everyone catch a taxi. My advise is that everyone uses Grab as soon they arrive at this station and avoid using those taxis waiting. At least you pay for a fair price and avoid dealing with this unpleasant situation at 7 in the morning.
CT
Bus Express, Bagan Min Tha, Aug 19, 2019
Fast and tummy was happy!
NA
Bus Economy 45, Mandalar Minn Express, Jul 31, 2019
I bought an express ticket from Bagan to Aung Mingular but instead this bus makes multiple stops along the way to pickup random people by the roadside. I think this wasted time and we were not informed about it. The music is turned on super loud and it was only lowered after we complained. On a 9 hour bus ride, you tend to want to get some sleep but this was impossible due to the loud music. The bus conductor also did not tell us how long a stop would be, so we had to constantly check so that we can manage time and not get left behind. I know its an economy ticket but the cleanliness on the bus really does need to be improved.
EI
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Jul 7, 2019
very good. With free fetching service. Nice bus. Relaxing
RR
Bus VIP, JJ Express, Jun 26, 2019
Not headphones, there was no electricity connection.
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Popular Routes in Myanmar

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?

Flights

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

Bus

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

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