TRANSPORT
PAGAN/BAGAN, Myanmar

Area Code 062, $1=1055kyat, Jan 26, 2003

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AIR
Bagan Airport: 4km N from Nyaung-U. Taxi 1-2000k. Bargain hard. This is too expensive. In Yangon 20km taxi costs only 2-3000k. Myanmar Air Air Mandalay Yangon Air are operating on the same routes. The fares are same.
Yangon: $90, 7:50, 8:05 Mandalay: $41, Heho (InleLake): $62, Heho to Yangon: $90
Airlines
a1 Myanmar Air: Old Bagan, opposite Old MTT. Domestic Only
a2 Air Mandalay: New Bagan Rd. S of the pagoda on street.
a3 Yangon Air: New Rd. just S from Oasis GH.You cannot book or buy tickets. Go to agents. For Yangon Air, tickets are expensive even through agent. Buy from agents in Yangon
ta1 Agent: Golden Myanmar Hotel Old Rd. T70046

TRAIN
Train line from Mandalay laid in 1996. But train station is inconvenient, far from town. To go to Yangon, you have to go back to Mandalay or take a bus to Thazi.
T Bagan Station: 6km from town on Mandalay Rd.
by Taxi
1-2000k Bargain hard.
To Mandalay: dep7:00 arr Mandalay 15:00.
ordinary $4/Upper class $9, to Yangon: $11/$34, 8:30, 22:00 19-20hrs
ta Agent in town Shwe Tang Tarn: On old road, a restaurant opp from Fuji restaurnat. They book seats for the train with $1 commission.

BUS
B Bus station: Old Rd. in Nyaung-U, just S from Shwedagon Pagoda. All bus comanies set forigners' prices
Yangon: a/c Many companies 4500-5000k 15:00
Mandalay 3000k 7:00, 9:00
Inle Lake 3500k 5:00
Thazi/Metila New Bagan Exp. 3500k 7:00, 9:00
Take Mandalay bus and get off at Thazi Same price to Mandalay.
Pyi 4500-5000k? 15:00?

BOAT
From Bagan
F1 Old Bagan jetty: Express boats stop here. Hose carriage to Nyaung-U, 2000k
F2 Nyaung-U jetty: Slow boats stop here. Express boats may leave from here according to a boat office in Mandalay.(need comfirmation)
to Mandalay: It is not common for tourist to travel because it takes much more time than traveling from Mandalay to Bagan.
Express boat:
$16 TuWFSu5:30 from F2 arr 18:00
Slow boat:
$10,
SuW20:30 arr TuF16:00
During rainy season High class hotel boat is running.
to Yangon: No tourist boat. Traveling may takes 2 or 3 days. No further info.

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