Yangon

on December 19th , 2019 (JST) current information

Yangon International Airport (RGN) to Yangon City

Airport Taxi

  • Platform: Outside the no. 6 exit from the International Terminal Arrivals Lobby and across the street there is a counter where you can tell them your hotel or destination address and they will take you to a waiting taxi. These vehicles are newer and somewhat more comfortable than regular taxis.
  • Time required: Approx. 30 to 40 minutes to the center of downtown early in the morning or at night; however, it may take 1.5 to 2 hours during the day and afternoons during traffic jams.
  • Fare: 7,000 Kyat to near Sedona (northern downtown area) hotel district, and from 10,000 Kyat to central downtown (Service counter also located at Domestic Terminal Building, and prices are the same.) Pay the driver at the destination.
  • Operating hours: In principle, 5:00 to 22:00. However, it may operate outside these hour if there are arrivals/departures at the airport

Regular taxis

  • Platform: Exit the International Terminal, cross one street, and the taxis are waiting for passengers on the street past the median.
  • Time required: Approx. 30 to 40 minutes to the center of downtown early in the morning or at night; however, it may take 1.5 to 2 hours during the day and afternoons during traffic jams.
  • Fare: Fares are negotiated and are about 5000K to the area near the Sedona Hotel in the north of downtown and from about 8000K to the central downtown area.
  • Operating hours: 24 hours

GrabTaxi

    GrabTaxi is Yangon’s legal service for booking taxis with a smartphone app. They offer generally good service as you do not have to negotiate fares, they are cheaper than fare-negotiable taxis, and there is a system for rating drivers. If you register, you can pay by credit card. Grab is also useful for traveling through the city, so smartphone users are recommended to download the app.

  • Time required: Approx. 30 to 40 minutes to the center of downtown early in the morning or at night; however, it may take 1.5 to 2 hours during the day and afternoons during traffic jams.
  • Fare: 7,000 to 7,500Kyat to central downtown.
  • Operating hours: 24 hours

Airport shuttle(Fixed route buses)

  • Platform: The bus departs from the bus stops in front of International Terminal . Starts from International Terminal , then stops at Domestic Terminal Terminal before heading towards the city. It uses the same buses as the city route buses, and you get on at the front and off at the back. There are 2 routes. one route passes along Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd. on the east side of the city and the other passes along Pyay Rd. on the west side. There are two routes and they both pass through terminate at the Sule Pagoda in the middle of the downtown area. Displayed on the sign at the top of the front of the bus. Also displayed in English.
  • Time required: Approx. 60 minutes to Sule Pagoda early in the morning or at night; however, it may take 1.5 to 2 hours during the day and afternoons during traffic jams.
  • Fare: 500 Kyat. Pay in the fare box next to the driver’s seat when getting on. Note that you cannot get change.
  • Operating hours: Every 5 to 10 min. 4:30 to 22:00.

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