By public bus it takes 8 hours to travel 222 km from Ngwe Saung Beach in Pathein in Yangon. There are no direct flight or railway connections between the popular beach resort of Ngwe Saung Beach and Yangon.
Bus Times to Yangon
There is a single direct bus service a day from Ngwe Saung Beach to Yangon which you can book online.
|07:00||15:00||Shwe Pyi Lwin||$9.60 USD|
- The Shwe Pyi Lwin company uses Express buses on this route with A/C and on board toilet. A small snack is included in the ticket price.
Buy Tickets to Yangon
Use the Search Box below to buy your bus tickets from Ngwe Saung Beach to Yangon.
- The Shwe Pyi Lwin company has a ticket counter in front of the Hotel Lux in Ngwe Saung Beach where you need to check in with a print out of your electronic booking voucher 30 minutes before departure time.
Location of Ngwe Saung Beach
The Shwe Pyi Lwin bus service to Yangon departs from the Hotel Lux at the north end of Ngwe Saung Beach.
Shwe Pyi Lwin Bus Station
Shwe Pyi Lwin bus services from Ngwe Saung Beach terminate at the Dagon Ayar Highway Station in Yangon.
Markets in Yangon
Markets are at the centre of local life in Yangon, and of you want to experience Yangon from the perspective of the local people then you should should visit some of the markets. There are a variety of different type of markets in Yangon, and the most accessible of these for foreign visitors is Bogyoke Aung San Market which is an indoor market within a colonial era building on the Bo Gyoke Road in central Yangon. There are over 2,000 stalls and shops selling local handicrafts and gems. Bogyoke Aung San Market is a tourist oriented market, but a good one with value for money products on sale. For shopping where the locals shop in downtown Yangon try Theingyi Zei Market, which is food and goods market on the Shwedagon Pagoda Road. There are over 1,000 stalls in this market complex selling dried and fresh food, household products, textiles and an assortment of other things normal need to live. This is the largest market in Yangon which serves as the main ‘super store’ for the city spilling out from the market building to informal stores on the surrounding streets.
Another interesting place to visit is Da Nyin Gone Market on Khayae Pin Road. This is a farmer’s market that sits precariously on the edge of the train track causing the train to go slowly through that part of the city. You can reach Da Nyin Gone Market on Yangon’s circular commuter train service. The journey from Yangon Central Station takes about 90 minutes but the reward is a colourful market with the freshest ingredients you will find anywhere in the city at probably the cheapest prices.