Travelling between Yangon and Mawlamyine is possible by Flight, bus and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you MMK 117,904 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere MMK 11,004.
It can take you anywhere between 1 and 11 hours to travel between Yangon and Mawlamyine depending on the means of transport you choose.
Flight is the fastest way to travel between Yangon and Mawlamyine. Flight will bring you to your destination in 45m. Train does a much slower job and take about 10h 20m to reach Mawlamyine.
Travelling between Yangon and Mawlamyine can be as cheap as MMK 11,004 if you opt for a Elite Express bus and as expensive as MMK 117,904 if you buy a Myanmar National Airlines flight ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Yangon to Mawlamyine.
Travelling from Yangon to Mawlamyine 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.
Elite 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.
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route