Yangon to Naypyitaw: 2020 Bus and Train Schedule
Yangon to Naypyitaw Bus and Train Schedule

Schedule of train and bus trips from Yangon to Naypyitaw and from Naypyitaw to Yangon in Myanmar. Last updated on January 14, 2020.

Naypyitaw also spelled as Naypyidaw is the modern capital of Myanmar. It replaced Yangon as the capital city in November 2005. It was secretly constructed by the Myanmar Junta in the early 2000s and was officially announced as the new capital in 2005. It is reachable by bus, train, and plane from Yangon. [Check out our list of top things to do in Bagan]

Yangon to Naypyitaw Bus and Train Schedule
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As mentioned above, you can reach Naypyitaw from Yangon by bus, train, plane, and private car. If you prefer a bus or train travel, this post is for you. There are multiple bus companies that have trips between Yangon and Naypyitaw.

Bus and Train Schedule

Below is the schedule of bus and train trips between Yangon and Naypyitaw from multiple bus operators. Taking a train is less comfortable than taking a bus but it is way cheaper. Some of the popular bus companies are JJ Express, Mandalar Minn Express, and Elite Express. Check out the schedule and fare below.

Bus schedule and fare from Yangon to Naypyitaw

Bus CompanyDepartureFare
Elite Express6:00 AMUSD8
Elite Express7:00 AMUSD10
Mandalar Minn Express7:30 AMUSD11
JJ Express8:00 AMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express8:30 AMUSD8
Elite Express9:00 AMUSD8
Elite Express10:00 AMUSD8
Elite Express11:00 AMUSD8
JJ Express12:00 NNUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express1:00 PMUSD8
Elite Express2:00 PMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express3:00 PMUSD8
Elite Express4:00 PMUSD8
JJ Express5:00 PMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express6:00 PMUSD8
JJ Express10:00 PMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express10:30 PMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express11:00 PMUSD11
Mandalar Minn Express11:30 PMUSD8
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Train schedule and fare from Yangon to Naypyitaw

Myanmar Railways departs Yangon Central to Naypyitaw Central Station at 5:00 AM, 8:00 AM and 3:45 PM. The travel time is 9-12 hours and the fare is USD11.

Bus schedule and fare from Naypyitaw to Yangon

Bus CompanyDepartureFare
Elite Express6:30 AMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express7:30 AMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express9:00 AMUSD11
Mandalar Minn Express9:30 AMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express12:00 NNUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express1:00 PMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express4:00 PMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express6:00 PMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express9:00 PMUSD11
Mandalar Minn Express10:00 PMUSD8
Mandalar Minn Express11:00 PMUSD8

Travel Time

the travel time between Yangon and Naypyitaw is around 6.5 hours by bus and around 8.5 hours by train. BOOK NOW!

Have you tried taking this bus service? How was your experience? Please let us know in the comment section below. Please take note that the schedule may change without prior notice, if you see any changes, please let us know to help our fellow travelers get the most accurate schedule. Thanks!

If you are traveling on a tight schedule, we highly recommend that you call the bus company to confirm the trip. Have a safe journey!

Top Tourist Attractions in Naypyitaw

  • Uppatasanti Pagoda
  • Nay Pyi Taw Zoological Gardens
  • Gems Museum
  • Myoma Market
  • National Museum (Naypyidaw)
  • Nay Pyi Taw Safari Park

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