Travel from Mawlamyine to Yangon

The journey by train from Mawlamyine to Yangon takes 9 to 10 hours depending upon which train you take and delays on the railway line. It’s quicker to travel by bus on this route. By bus the journey takes from 6 hours 30 minutes to 7 hours.

Train Times to Mawlamyine

There are three direct train services a day from Mawlamyine to Yangon.

9008:0017:309 hrs 30 m
3619:3004:208 hrs 50 m
17620:5506:209 hrs 25 m

Bus Times to Mawlamyine

There are six direct bus services a day from Mawlamyine to Yangon which you book online.

08:0015:00Mandalar Minn Express$ 8.00
08:3015:00Mandalar Minn Express$ 12.00
09:0015:00Elite Express$ 7.00
14:0020:30Mandalar Minn Express$ 12.00
21:0003:30Mandalar Minn Express$ 12.00
21:0003:30Elite Express$ 7.00

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Location of Mawlamyine Train Station

Location of Mawlamyine Bus Station

Location of Yangon Train Station

Location of Yangon Bus Station

Lakes in Yangon

Yangon has two large city centre lakes. Inya Lake, located 9.2 km by road to the north of Yangon Central Railway Station, is the larger of the two lakes. The lake was original created to be a reservoir during the time of British colonial rule. The project was completed in 1883. The area around Inya Lake is the most prestigious real estate in Yangon with properties on the lakeside owned by numerous military and political leaders including Aung San Suu Kyi. There also is a popular public park on the south side of Inya Lake near Yangon University which is famous for being somewhere the university students go on dates.

Kandawgyi Lake in Yangon
Kandawgyi Lake in Yangon

The other major lake in Yangon is the smaller Kandawgyi Lake, located 2.2 km by road to the north of Yangon Central Station, which is fed by pipes from the larger Inya Lake. Like Inya Lake, Kandawgyi Lake was created during British rule to provide the city with water. Around the edge of the lake is Bogyoke Park on the north side, and Yangon Zoological Garden on the south west side. The other notable feature of Kandawgyi Lake is the Karaweik Palace, which is a concrete replica of the Pyigyimon royal barge built between 1972 and 1974. Karaweik Palace is now used a buffet restaurant.

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