Travel from Pyin Oo Lwin to Yangon

By bus it takes between 10 hours 30 minutes and 11 hours 30 minutes to travel 665 km from Pyin Oo Lwin to Yangon. There are no direct trains services from Pyin Oo Lwin to Yangon, you can however take a train to Mandalay and then change trains to travel to Yangon.

Bus Times to Yangon

There are two direct bus services a day from Pyin Oo Lwin to Yangon which you can book online.

Pyin Oo LwinYangonCompanyServiceCost
18:0004:30Mandalar Minn ExpressEconomy 45$13.00 USD
18:3006:00Mandalar Minn ExpressVIP 27$22.00 USD
  • Economy 45: Basic bus with 45 seats.
  • VIP 27: More leg room, snack and on board toilet.

Buy Tickets to Yangon

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Pyin Oo Lwin Bus Stop

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

Yangon Bus Stop

Mandalar Minn Express bus services from Pyin Oo Lwin terminate at the Aung Mingalar Highway Bus Station in Yangon.

Swe Taw Myat Pagoda in Yangon

The Swe Taw Myat Pagoda is the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. It is located in the north of Yangon near to the International Airport and a short distance to the west of Tadalay Railway Station. The temple is open daily from 06:00 to 18:00 and admission is free although if you want to use a camera then there is a charge of 200 Kyat.

Swe Taw Myat Pagoda, Yangon
Swe Taw Myat Pagoda, Yangon

The Swe Taw Myat Pagoda was built to exhibit a tooth of the Lord Buddha for 45 days in 1994. The tooth came from China and went back when the exhibition ended. What remains enshrined at the temple is an ivory copy of the tooth which is on display inside the temple contained within a glass case. What is most interesting about the Swe Taw Myat Pagoda is the building itself. The temple, particularly the top part, resembles the 12th Century Ananda pagoda in Bagan. The inside of the temple is also beautifully decorated with gold leaf covering thick cylindrical posts which support the spire like structure which rises about the copy of the Buddha’s tooth.

Next read about Train travel from Mandalay to Pyin Oo Lwin

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