Travel from Pyin Oo Lwin to Naypyitaw

There are no direct train services from Pyin Oo Lwin to Naypyitaw, but there are direct bus services. If you want to travel by train you need to first take a train to Mandalay and then a second train to Naypyitaw.

Bus Times to Naypyitaw

There is a single direct bus service a day from Pyin Oo Lwin to Naypyitaw which you can book online.

Pyin Oo LwinNaypyitawCompanyServiceCost
17:3003:00Mandalar Minn ExpressEconomy 45$8.00 USD
  • The journey by bus from Pyin Oo Lwin to Naypyitaw is scheduled to take 9 hours 30 minutes.

Buy Tickets to Naypyitaw

Use the Search Box below to buy your bus tickets from Pyin Oo Lwin to Naypyitaw.

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  • After booking a voucher will be sent to you by e-mail. This voucher needs to be printed out to show to the driver when you board the bus.

Pyin Oo Lwin Bus Stop

Mandalar Minn Express bus services to Naypyitaw depart from the Highway Express Bus Station in Pyin Oo Lwin.

Naypyitaw Bus Stop

Mandalar Minn Express bus services from Pyin Oo Lwin terminate at the Myoma Bus Station in Naypyitaw.

About Naypyitaw

Naypyitaw is a new city which, although declared as the new capital city of Myanmar in 2016, is still under development. Naypyitaw is under-populated and lacking the vibrancy of established cities such as Mandalay and in Yangon. The majority of foreign visitors to Yangon are there for work reasons rather than as tourists, it is not a popular tourist destination.

Kempinski Hotel in Naypyitaw
Kempinski Hotel in Naypyitaw

Amongst the most popular places for tourists to visit in Naypitaw are:

  • Myoma Market: Busiest and most lively market in Naypyitaw.
  • The Gem Museum: Display of precious stones with shops selling gems on the ground floor.
  • 20 Lane Highway: Very wide road in front of the National Parliament, devoid of traffic and seen by some as emblematic of Naypyitaw as a whole.
  • Uppatasanti Pagoda: Replica of Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.
  • Defense Services Museum: Vast military museum housing many displays and war machines used through the ages by the Burmese military.
  • The National Museum: Museum with artefacts and displays relating to the history and culture of Myanmar.
  • Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi Pagoda: Replica of the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya in India which marks the spot where the Lord Buddha attained enlightenment.
  • Naypyidaw Zoological Garden: In terms of land area, the Naypyidaw Zoological Garden is the largest zoo in South East Asia.

Next read about Travel from Naypyitaw to Yangon

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