Travel from Chaungtha Beach to Yangon

There are no train services between Chaungtha Beach and Yangon, but there is a direct bus service which takes 8 hours.

Bus Times to Yangon

There is a single direct bus service a day from Chaungtha Beach to Yangon which you can book online.

Chaung ThaYangonCompanyCost
10:0018:00Asia Dragon$15.00 USD
  • The Asia Dragon company uses a standard air-conditioned bus on this route. There is no on-board toilet so the bus stops several times during the journey for comfort breaks.

Buy Tickets to Yangon

Use the Search Box below to buy your bus tickets from Chaungtha Beach to Yangon.

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  • After booking print out your electronic booking confirmation to show to the transport operator when you check in for the journey.

Location of Chaungtha Beach

The Asia Dragon bus service to Yangon commences with a pick up from any hotel in Chaung Tha.

Yangon Bus Stop

Asia Dragon bus services from Chaungtha Beach to Yangon terminate in front of Yangon Central Railway Station.

About Yangon

Yangon is Myanmar’s largest city, and until 2005 its capital. Yangon is a large city, with around 7 million permanent residents, and it is also a chaotic city with relatively poor infrastructure which is one of the reason for the construction of an entirely new city, Naypyitaw, as location for the country’s government. Yangon is also a very diverse city featuring a mix of architectural styles, most notably a large number of buildings from the period when Myanmar was a British colony.

Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon
Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon

Major attractions to see in Yangon include:

  • Shwedagon Pagoda: Shwedagon Pagoda is the most important temple in Myanmar. According to local belief the temple was founded during the lifetime of the Lord Buddha to enshrine 4 of hairs which were given to Burmese merchants visiting India. The main pagoda is 99 metres high and covered in gold and jewels worth of literally billions of US Dollars.
  • Chauk Htat Gyi Reclining Buddha: The Chauk Htat Gyi Reclining Buddha is 66 metres long and 17 metres high and housed within an open sided structure in the grounds of a temple.
  • Bogyoke Aung San Market: The most famous market in Yangon.
  • Yangon Circular Train Line: 50 km long suburban railway line with markets at many of the stop. The line is very slow, very cheap and very popular with local people.
  • Htwe Oo Myanmar Puppet Theatre: The Htwe Oo Myanmar Puppet Theatre is one of the last places in Myanmar where you can see a performance of traditional Burmese puppetry. During the 18th and 19th Centuries, before cinema and TV, puppetry was a major form of entertainment in Myanmar. The Htwe Oo Myanmar Puppet Theatre is a family run project to keep this dying tradition alive.

Next read about Travel from Yangon to Myawaddy

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