- Train Guide
The distance from Bagan to Yangon is 622 km which takes around 17 hours 30 minutes to travel by train. The average speed at which the train travels is approximately 35.5 kph, making this one of the faster trains services in Myanmar. If you are in a hurry then you could also choose to take a bus from Bagan to Yangon which only takes 10 hours and is slightly cheaper than a train. During high season there are also direct flights from Bagan to Yangon, which take 1 hour 20 minutes but cost around 10 times the cost of a train ticket on the same route.
There is only one direct train a day from Bagan to Yangon, Train #62:
|62||16:00||09:30||17 hrs 30 m|
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Yangon is Myanmar’s largest city, with a population which is the United Nations estimates as over 5 million spread over an urban area of approximately 600 square kilometres. This is the 7th largest city in South East Asia: as point of comparison the top six largest cities by population in South East Asia are:
Yangon, or Rangoon as many people still refer to the city, has a long history. The city started growing first after being captured by one of Myanmar’s local kings in 1755 and then again after being captured by the British in 1952. More recently whilst the size of the city has been still growing the city’s infrastructure has steadily decayed since the military coup in 1962 and relocation of the capital Naypyidaw in 2006. Yangon has a number of important historical an cultural sites to visit, the best of which are:
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