Yangon to Kalaw

Yangon to Kalaw

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Yangon to Kalaw Schedule

Yangon to Kalaw Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
JJ Express Express 18:00 - 03:00MMK 31,346

Transportation from Yangon to Kalaw

Facts about the transport from Yangon to Kalaw

Cheapest Transport$15
Fastest Transport1h
Earliest Departure7:30 AM
Latest Departure6:00 PM
Departures per day2
Distance450 kilometers
Transport CompaniesMyanmar Airways Intl, Myanmar National Airlines

Yangon to Kalaw Destination Reviews

excellent service never seen much comfort and quality. It is really amazed. I had an error and you solved it immediately. I recommend it in the excellence of all aspects, the firm Jj expres vip, and 12 go asia wonderful attention and resolution I congratulate you
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Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Jan 21, 2020
Super service it is not the French sncf
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Bus VIP, JJ Express (JJ Express), Jan 19, 2020
7 customer reviews

How to get from Yangon to Kalaw

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

  • Flight
  • Bus

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 Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 25.99. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 15.00.

How far is Yangon from Kalaw?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Yangon to Kalaw. Your trip will be a total of 280 miles (450 km). The flying distance is 529 miles (851 km).

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

The travel time from Yangon to Kalaw can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 9 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Yangon to Kalaw varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is JJ Express: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 15.00 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as USD 25.99.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 15.00 to USD 25.99;
  • Plane tickets - USD 82.57 to USD 288.49;

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 18:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 18:00. There are 2 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Yangon 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 82.57.

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 Kalaw

Myanmar Airways Intl, Myanmar National Airlines


Taking a bus from Yangon to Kalaw 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.

The most popular transport from Yangon to Kalaw

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

  • 71% decided to go for a bus.
  • 29% users took a plane.