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How To Travel From Yangon To Mandalay By Train

Unlike the train journey from Yangon to Bagan, the journey between Yangon and Mandalay by train is chosen by a lot of tourists as it’s faster in speed and more pleasant. The 647-kilometer trip will take you 14-16 hours, through the countryside areas of Myanmar, which is the good opportunity to admire beautiful rural landscapes and watch the daily life of locals. Here are some tips for you when you travel from Yangon to Mandalay by train.How to buy ticketsYou can only buy train tickets three days in advance of your journey, directly from the main Yangon railway station and travel agents in Yangon such as Exotic Myanmar Travels & Tours, Myanmar Tour East and Go-Myanmar. Besides, you can ask your hotel book and buy train tickets for you (surcharge may be added to your hotel bill). Tickets could not be bought online as Myanmar Railways don’t have any computer systems.Ticket faresIt’s not quite cheap to travel from Yangon to Mandalay by train. Tickets cost US$50 / 50,000 kyat per perso…