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Getting there and away


Kyaukme's train station is at the northwest corner of town, a 10-minute walk from the guesthouse.

The 05:00 train from Lashio arrives at Hsipaw at 09:25, Kyaukme at 11:05, Pyin Oo Lwin at 16:05 and Mandalay at 22:40.

In the reverse the train leaves Mandalay at 04:00, arriving at Pyin Oo Lwin at 8:22, then Kyaukme 13:39, Hsipaw at 15:15 and terminating at Lashio at 19:35.

Sample fares include:
Lashio: Upper class $5, 1st class $4 and ordinary $3.
Hsipaw: Upper class $2, 1st class $2 and ordinary $1.
Pyin Oo Lwin: Upper class $5, 1st class $4 and ordinary $2.
Mandalay: Upper class $8, 1st class $7 and ordinary $3.

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