There are 3 ways to get from Kandy to Bandarawela by train, taxi or car

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What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Bandarawela, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kandy to Bandarawela 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 56 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kandy to Bandarawela
Avg. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
2 h 8 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kandy to Bandarawela?

The distance between Kandy and Bandarawela is 65 km. The road distance is 126 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kandy to Bandarawela?

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Bandarawela is to train which costs Rs. 340 and takes 5 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kandy to Bandarawela?

The quickest way to get from Kandy to Bandarawela is to taxi which takes 2 h 8 min and costs Rs. 10000.

Is there a direct train between Kandy and Bandarawela?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kandy and arriving at Bandarawela. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

How long does it take to get from Kandy to Bandarawela?

The train from Kandy to Bandarawela takes 5 h 56 min including transfers and departs three times a day.