Bus company to launch Yangon-Bangkok one day trip

YANGON – Yangon Air Bus-Taxi Company is planning to launch a Yangon to Bangkok overland day trip via the Myawaddy border crossing, according to company chairman.

Double-decker bus to be run for a trip (Photo/EMG)
Double-decker bus to be run for a trip (Photo/EMG)

The program will start in the new year and will take approximately 12 hours.

“We are going to launch Yangon-Bangkok in one day trip. The fare is Ks 30,000 (US$30) for a local visitor and US$ 40 for a foreigner,” said Zon Maung Maung, Chairman of Yangon Air Bus-Taxi Company.

The passengers will need their passport and must pay 50 Baht for a visa which allows them to stay about 45 days in Thailand.

“The passengers who have no passport and free visa will end their trip in Maesot,” said Zon Maung Maung.

The company has imported 120-seat air-conditioned double-decker buses from Korea and Japan.

The bus will leave Kyanmaryay Seikkan Bus Terminal on Strand Road at 6 a.m  and arrive in Pa-Ann Township at 10 a.m and in Kawtkayeik Township at 11 a.m. respectively.

The bus will proceed to Bangkok from Maesot at 2 p.m and arrive in Bangkok at 6 p.m. The trip will take a total of 12 hours.

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