There are options of transportation from Mandalay to Bagan,by boat,by bus,by train and by flight.

By Boat(downstream to bagan)

The most popular boat trip in Myanmar!You can enjoy the scenic view and the ways of lives of local people along the Irrawaddy river. It doesn’t operate the whole year (only from September to March ). The boats are air conditioned and reclined seats. Some boats have one hour sightseeing at a village near Irrawaddy river.
Departure time-6:30AM-7:00AM
Arrival time -4:00PM-5:00PM
Duration -Estimate 10 hours
Distance – 119 miles Knots
Including – Breakfast and Lunch
Price – 40$ – 58$

Upstream to Mandalay
Departure time – 5:30AM-6:00AM
Arrival time – 5:00PM-5:30PM
Duration – Estimate 10 hours
Distance – 119 miles Knots
Including – Breakfast and Lunch
Price – 30$ – 37

By Bus ( The cheapest one and the fastest way)
There are many buses leave from Mandalay to Bagan in a day.The duration is 4:30hours. 9:30PM is the last time leave from Mandalay. Some mini buses have pick up and drop off service. If you don’t take the pick up service bus, you will have to go to the Chan Mya Shwe Pyi Bus station,(20 minutes far from city center).
The last time from Bagan to Mandalay is 8:30PM bus.






By train
Departure time from Mandalay is 9:00PM and arrives the next day 5:00AM.Buy one day in advance at the train station.
Ordinary class – 3$
Upper Class – 5$

By Flight
Flying hour is only 30 minutes. But not many flights operate from Mandalay to Bagan. Only evening time in a day ( 18:00-18:30) with Mann Yadanarpon Airlines.From October to April have morning flight ( 8:40-9:10 ) with Air KBZ.
Price – 65$-90$

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