Myanmar Airways International (UB) is Myanmar's national
Yangon has direct air connections with Singapore, Bangkok, Bangladesh,
Jakarta, Kunming, Calcutta and Moscow.
Airlines serving Myanmar are Air China, All Nippon Airways,
Air France, Bangladesh Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Malaysian
Airlines, Indian Airlines, Thai Airways International, Lufthansa
and Silk Air.
Yangon (RGN) is located
19 kilometres or 12 miles from the city.
available at the airport are bar, restaurant, snack bar, post office, bank, duty-free
shop and tourist information.
Buses operate service
to the city with journey time of approximately 30 minutes. Taxis are also
available and journey time is about 45 minutes.
US$10 tax, also payable in FECs (Foreign Exchange Certificates;
see Currency section for details). No
charges for the passengers in direct transit.
Cruise ships call at Yangon Port.
Overland crossing with a border pass is, in theory, allowed at the
following border check-points:
Namkhan and Muse located on the Myanmar-Yunnan (People’s Republic
of China) border.
Myawaddy and Kawthaung located on the Mynamar-Thailand border.
Foreigners are only
permitted to travel as part of a tour group. Due
to ongoing political instability, borders may recurrently close.
Contact the nearest Embassy for current details.
It is recommended to only travel by air into Myanmar.