TRANSPORT
MANDALAY, Myanmar

Area Code 02, $1=1050kyat, Feb 5, 2003

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AIR
A Airport: 45km S from town. Flights to Yangon, Pagan, Heho.
Transport: It is hard to find a public transport. You may take a bus to Myitkyina but you may have to walk from the highway a few kms. Taxi $5-10 There are a few airlines are operating on same routes but the fares are almost same.
Yangon: $95, Bagan: $42, Heho: $42
BKK: $155
MF18:00, Chiang Mai: $89, ThSu, Kunming: $150 SuMWF
ta Travel Agents: Shining Star Tour: 81st (26, 27) T36335
ta Seven Stars: 82St(27,28) T28909
ta Seven Diamond: #28, 82(26,27)

TRAIN
T Train Station: 78 St + 30St
Yangon: 6:00
($30), 15:50(sleeper$50), 16:30($33), 17:30($35), 18:30($33), 20:30($30) 14hr, Ordinary $11
Bagan:
20:00(arr4:00) $4/9, Pin Oo Lin: $2/4 dep 4:45 arr8:30, Lashio: $5/10 dep4:45 arr 19:30, Myitkyina: $27-35
(From Lashio 7:00, PWL 16:00, Mandalay 19:30)

BUS
B1 Main Bus Station: 10km s from town.
Transport: from or 83St at Zegyo Market going to "Samu", Industrial area, 100k+luggage 50k
Yangon:
3500-4600k Many buses 16:00-18:00 15hr
Bagan: 3000k 5:00, 9:00, 13:00, 21:00 7hr
Inle Lake(Taunggyi, Shwe Nyaung): 4500k 19:00

Bus companies to Yangon: Some companies have offices in town. Most of them are on 83st(32,33)
Leo Express: 83 St +33rd dep17:00
4600k, no food
There are a few bus companies on the same road,
One agent: walk down on 83st from the north and on the left side just after32nd street.
3500k dep around 17:00.
No tourist pirces found in Mandalay
B2 Monywa: Middle-distance bus/minibus: 89St+22St
Minibus Many 6:00-15:00 500k
B3 Old Bus Station: 81st(26,27) Only short distance pickups depart from here Pin Oo Lin: pickup, 500k, 7:30-16:30, 3 hrs.
B4 Amarapura, Ava: Many pickups from 29 St.(84,85) 50k,
Sagain: 84st + 29st 100k
B5 Bus station to Lashio: 60th S from 35st. 9000k to Lashio. Too expensive. No reason to take one. Try trains.

BOAT
F Gaw-Wein Jetty: W End of 35St
to Bagan: Tickets available on board. You can buy at IWT office or at MTT(com $1-2)
Slow boat: W Su 5:30(arr19:30) $10, Express: M Tu Th F Sa dep6:00(arr15:00) $15
F2 IWT(Internal Water Transport): 35th + 89th. opp from a pond. You can book a boat at this office.

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