From Bagan to Mandalay by train
From Nyaung U Airport to Mandalay by flight
Passenger reviews out of total 627 passengers who traveled with us on this route.
At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:
Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)
Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.
How to get from Bagan to Mandalay
When you want to get from Bagan to Mandalay, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:
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 Train 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 MMK 124,160. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as MMK 12,857.
How far is Bagan from Mandalay?
If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Bagan to Mandalay. Your trip will be a total of 249 miles (400 km). The flying distance is 95 miles (152 km).
How long does it take to get from Bagan to Mandalay?
The travel time from Bagan to Mandalay can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 8 hours.
How much does it cost to get from Bagan to Mandalay?
The cost of the trip from Bagan to Mandalay varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Myanmar Railways (Myanmar Railways): travelling by train expect to pay as low as MMK 12,857 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 MMK 124,160.
Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Bagan to Mandalay:
- Train tickets - MMK 12,857 to MMK 20,234;
- charter+bus price: MMK 14,694 - MMK 14,694. From Bagan to Mandalay starting from 08:30 Bagan Shwe Pyi until 16:00 Bagan Shwe Pyi
- Plane tickets - MMK 124,160 to MMK 124,160;
How many trips per day are there between Bagan and Mandalay?
Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.
- 3 by charter+bus from Bagan to Mandalay starting from 08:30 Bagan Shwe Pyi until 16:00 Bagan Shwe Pyi
- Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 trains per day.
- Flights from Bagan to Mandalay 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 Mandalay. 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 MMK 124,160.
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 Mandalay
Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.
If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.
The most popular transport from Bagan to Mandalay
How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Bagan to Mandalay? 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:
- 609 users enjoyed a train ride.
- 384 chosen charter+bus
- 7 users took a plane.