How to get from Yangon airport to downtown?

How to get from Yangon airport to downtown?

Is there any public transport service connecting Yangon international airport with downtown? Of course, there is. For your journey from or to International airport you can use shuttle bus service connecting Airport with Central Railway Station and Sule Square.

Distance between Yangon airport and city centre is about 18 km and length of journey during off peak times is about 1 hour. It seems that taxi ride is the only option travellers have when taxi drivers block your way out the airport building trying to give you an expensive ride. But that is just a glimpse of what is waiting for you outside. Don't get confused and keep walking out to a bus stop.

Public transport

There are shuttle bus stops in front of all airport terminals. Shuttle bus services launched just recently, in June 2018, promise smooth ride to Central Railway Station and famous Sule Pagoda in city centre. Shuttle bus ride costs 500 Kyat. You best to have exact fare ready when boarding the bus, because drivers don't give change. Red city buses meet international standards and are equipped with air-condition. By using shuttle bus you are helping Yangon beat extreme traffic congestions. See shuttle bus timetable and locations of bus stops in our timetable.

Taxi ride

The price for a ride from Yangon Airport to downtown is about 7000 Kyat. Sharing taxi is popular between travellers, so if you are solo traveller don't hesitate to ask anybody from your flight to share a taxi with you. The best way how to catch a taxi is by using GRAB or OWAY RIDE apps making taxi services professional and prices transparent.

Airport Shuttle Bus Timetable