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From Yangon Central to Mawlamyine by train

Yangon Central
10h 20m

From Yangon Airport (RGN) to Mawlamyine (MNU) by flight

RGN Yangon Airport
MNU Mawlamyine Airport
RGN Yangon Airport
MNU Mawlamyine Airport
RGN Yangon Airport
MNU Mawlamyine Airport
RGN Yangon Airport
MNU Mawlamyine Airport

Yangon Central to Mawlamyine Schedule

Yangon Central to Mawlamyine Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Myanmar Railways Upper Class 06:30 – 16:50MMK 13,207
Myanmar National Airlines Economy #UB39508:00 – 08:40MMK 180,255
Myanmar National Airlines Economy #UB32510:45 – 11:25MMK 180,255
Myanmar National Airlines Economy #UB31915:00 – 15:40MMK 180,255

Popular Routes in Myanmar

How to get from Yangon Central to Mawlamyine

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

  • Flight
  • Train

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 180,255. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as MMK 13,206.

How far is Yangon Central from Mawlamyine?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Yangon Central to Mawlamyine. Your trip will be a total of 322 miles (517 km). The flying distance is 105 miles (168 km).

How long does it take to get from Yangon Central to Mawlamyine?

The travel time from Yangon Central to Mawlamyine can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 11 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Yangon Central to Mawlamyine?

The cost of the trip from Yangon Central to Mawlamyine 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 13,206 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 180,255.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Yangon Central to Mawlamyine:

  • Bus tickets - MMK 11,739 to MMK 17,608;
  • Train tickets - MMK 13,206 to MMK 13,206;
  • Plane tickets - MMK 180,255 to MMK 180,255;

How many trips per day are there between Yangon Central and Mawlamyine?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 08:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:00. There are 8 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Yangon to Mawlamyine depart during the day - there are approximately 4 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Yangon to Mawlamyine. 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 180,255.

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 Yangon to Mawlamyine
Myanmar National Airlines


Taking a bus from Yangon to Mawlamyine is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


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 Yangon Central to Mawlamyine

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Yangon Central to Mawlamyine? 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:

  • 98% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 42% decided to go for a bus.
  • 2% users took a plane.