There are 5 ways to get from Unawatuna to Kandy by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  47 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ

$191 - $365

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Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Unawatuna to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kandy A.C. - Intercity / ...

$2 - $5

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Galle Bus Station to Mahiyangana 35-1

$34 - $46

Taxi  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Unawatuna to Kandy 138.8 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Unawatuna to Kandy 138.8 miles

$16 - $25

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No, there is no direct train from Unawatuna to Kandy. However, there are services departing from Unawatuna and arriving at Kandy via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Unawatuna and Kandy is 148 km. The road distance is 222.1 km.

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The best way to get from Unawatuna to Kandy without a car is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Unawatuna to Kandy, including transfers.

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Unawatuna to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Unawatuna station.

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The best way to get from Unawatuna to Kandy is to fly which takes 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 26 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 10 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Unawatuna to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Kandy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Unawatuna to Kandy is 222 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Unawatuna to Kandy.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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Map of how to get from Unawatuna to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 92.6 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Unawatuna, Southern, Sri Lanka and Kandy, Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines flies from Unawatuna to Kandy once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Unawatuna to Kandy via Colombo Fort in around 6 h 26 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Unawatuna to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Train from Colombo Fort to Kandy
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Galle Bus Station to Mahiyangana
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $4
AirCon
$4 - $5
Super Lux
$7
Other operators
Taxi from Unawatuna to Kandy
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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There are 1467+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Unawatuna to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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