Bagan to Kalaw

Bagan to Kalaw

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Transportation from Bagan to Kalaw

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Bagan to Kalaw Destination Reviews

great ride. over in no time. safe driver. very good seats. enough stops.
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Feb 19, 2020
It's good, punctual and everything is good
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Jan 30, 2020
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Nov 30, 2019
Fantastic service. Comfy seats, good recline, they put out a snackbox, really friendly staff. Cold AC but we were warned so wasn't much trouble just wearing more layers
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Nov 12, 2019
Seats comfortable, space for the legs. However it was cold during the journey.
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Sep 17, 2019
Reservation with was perfect, phone contact with the office was ok. Regarding JJ bus, pick up from the hotel really appreciated, but very freezing temperature during the trip
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Aug 7, 2019
Early pickup but really good experience.
Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), May 13, 2019
32 customer reviews

How to get from Bagan to Kalaw

When you want to get from Bagan to Kalaw, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Van

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 128.00. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a van as a van ticket costs as low as USD 10.00.

How far is Bagan from Kalaw?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Bagan to Kalaw. Your trip will be a total of 162 miles (260 km). The flying distance is 125 miles (200 km).

How long does it take to get from Bagan to Kalaw?

The travel time from Bagan to Kalaw can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 2 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Bagan to Kalaw?

The cost of the trip from Bagan to Kalaw varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Bagan Min Tha: travelling by van expect to pay as low as USD 10.00 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as USD 128.00.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Bagan to Kalaw:

  • Van price : USD 10.00;
  • Plane tickets - USD 128.00 to USD 128.00;

How many trips per day are there between Bagan and Kalaw?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Vans from Bagan to Kalaw depart during the day - there are approximately 2 departures a day.
  • Flights from Bagan to Kalaw depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Bagan to Kalaw. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 128.00.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Bagan to Kalaw

Myanmar National Airlines


A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Bagan to Kalaw. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Bagan to Kalaw.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

The most popular transport from Bagan to Kalaw

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Bagan to Kalaw? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 84% opted for a van.
  • 16% users took a plane.