Yangon to Mawlamyine Bus, Mawlamyine to Dawei Bus
Bus tickets to Dawei can be purchased directly from Yangon or Mawlamyine bus stations, prices are for aircondition modern intercity bussses.
Yangon to Dawei by bus – cost circa USD 14, first bus departs 2pm.
Mawlamyine to Dawei by bus – cost circa USD 9,
Yangon to Mawlamyine by bus departs throughout the day, the six hour trip costs USD 9.
Yangon to Mawlamyine Train, Mawlamyine to Ye and Dawei Train
You can catch the train from Yangon to Ye however after Ye the tracks deteriorate to the point where we think the train between Ye and Dawei may be the slowest in the country, and in Myanmar that is saying something.
Yangon to Mawlamyine by train -cost circa USD 8, tracks are in good condition departs 7pm arrives 4am.
Mawlamyine to Ye by train – cost circa USD 4, starts to get bumpy departs 4am arrives 10:30am.
Mawlamyine to Dawei – cost circa USD 8, don’t mind the tracks focus on the lovely landscape, departs 4am arrives 7pm.
Yangon to Dawei Flights
Daily flights depart from Yangon. Yangon to Dawei – cost USD 75. Flights depart 7am, flight time 45 minutes.
Bangkok to Dawei
Bangkok to Dawei Bus, Kanchanaburi to Phu Nam Ron Bus
As of the 28th of August 2013 the Ban Phu Nam Ron overland border opened to those with a valid Myanmar visa. From the Kanchanaburi bus station catch the bus to Phu Nam Rom border – cost 70 Bhat, departs 10am, 11 am and 12pm trtavel time 90minutes. The border formality is quick and smooth. From the Myanmar border town of Tee Khee to Dawei – cost 800 Bhat, minivan takes 4:30 hours drive time. For more details on the Ban Phu Nam Ron Border Crossing click here…
Dawei to Myeik
Dawei to Myeik Bus
Dawei to Myeik Bus travels daily, road is in poor condition. Cost USD 8, bus departs 7am travel time 9 hours.
Dawei to Myeik Fast Ferry
Dawei to Myeik Fast Ferry, the Speedboat leaves from the mouth of the Dawei river, bus ride to the jetty is included in your ticket. Availability is weather dependant particularly in the monsoon season cost $20-25 varies on operator.
Dawei to Myeik Flights
Flights are daily – cost circa $60, flight time 25 minutes.
Myeik to Kawthaung
Unfortunately overland travel in this area is still restricted, currently speedboat and flights are your only option. We recommend the speedboat as you got some beautiful views of the islands as you pass buy, it is permitted to sit on the roof of the speedboat and we suggest you do as you escape the fridged air-conditioning and get a better view of the islands and local fishing boats as you speed on by.
Myeik to Kawthaung Ferry
Myeik to Kawthaung ferry costs USD 40, departs 9am arrives 3pm.
Myeik to Kawthaung Flights
Daily flights into Kawthaung Airport cost $60 flight time 30 minutes. on a clear day is just beathtaking views of the islands.