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Even if you’ve heard of Yangon, chances are you haven’t visited this mysterious, temple-lined city in Southeast Asia. As the former capital of Myanmar (also called Burma), Yangon has always been just out of reach of explorers—until now. With gold-plated buildings and red-robed monks walking through the streets, it’s a place unlike anywhere else. Book one of Wotif’s cheap flights to Yangon and explore an ancient wonder.
Once you’re in town, taxis are your best bet for getting around. The fares are reasonable, and you can often negotiate with the drivers before the journey begins. If you want to do as the locals do, use your own two feet to get around the downtown Yangon area.
If you take one of the flights to Yangon that touches down mid-morning, make your way to Shwedagon Pagoda and watch as the sunbeams bounce off the golden temple. Here you’ll find the hairs of the fourth Buddha (along with artefacts of the previous three), which is why it’s considered one of the holiest sites in the region.
Arriving at sundown? Drop your bags at your pick of hotels in Yangon and head to 19th Street. This is where piles of spiced meats and seafood sizzle and spit on open grills, as locals drink beer and chat with friends. Order some street food and talk to the locals—they’re known for their friendliness and no doubt have great stories to tell.
To truly experience Yangon, order an iced coffee in local café before walking around the shining temples. It’s a city in bloom, with decaying relics of the 19th-century British rule standing out amidst the more modern images of traffic and smartphones.
When you’re ready for adventure, head to Myanmar. Thanks to Wotif’s deals on tickets to Yangon, you can see more of the city without breaking the bank. Plus, if you want to extend your Southeast Asian trip, consider heading 830km south to Bangkok, the lively capital of Thailand. We can score you the best Bangkok holiday packages so you can enjoy both cities with money to spare. Holiday away!
Flights to Yangon start as low as . Once you’ve snagged your flight, it’s time to build that itinerary. If your flight touches down in a bustling city, you’ll want a head start, so you can get from jet-way to getaway as quickly as possible. Flying for business? Squeeze in some sightseeing and a snack at a locally loved restaurant between meetings—you’ll have plenty of cash thanks to our cheap business class flights to Yangon. You know what they say about all work and no play, after all.
. Pack your favourite magazines or stack your video queue for a mini-marathon of that television show your co-workers have been raving about. And if you get hooked a few episodes in, don’t worry; there’s always the return flight to finish the binge. Ready to book cheap flights to Yangon? Check out our selection of airfares and start putting together a holiday that fits your schedule and price range. We offer sweet deals, so you don’t have to move mountains to see the world. In fact, we’ll help you get to those mountains (or ocean, or forest) today!
Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking early in the week.
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.
Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
For all the latest info on the travel situation in Yangon, see our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Reviewed on 23 Nov. 2018
Reviewed on 19 Dec. 2015
^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.