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There are 6 ways to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy by plane, train, taxi or car

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Fly from Koggala  •  1h 14m

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

$37 - $177

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Train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kandy A.C. - Intercity / ...

$2 - $5

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Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$23 - $155

Taxi, train  •  1h 44m

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Godagama
  2. Take the train from Godagama to Kandy Rail Bus

$47 - $58

Taxi  •  3h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Kandy 133.7 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Hikkaduwa to Kandy 133.7 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy is to train which costs Rs. 260 - Rs. 850 and takes 5h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy is to fly which costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 31000 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hikkaduwa to Kandy. However, there are services departing from Hikkaduwa and arriving at Kandy via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Hikkaduwa and Kandy is 141 km. The road distance is 214 km.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy without a car is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs Rs. 260 - Rs. 850.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy is to fly which takes 1h 14m and costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 31000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 260 - Rs. 850 and takes 5h 4m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 14m

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

Cinnamon Air flies from Hikkaduwa to Kandy once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hikkaduwa to Kandy via Colombo Fort in around 5h 4m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $150
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Colombo Fort to Kandy
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Train from Godagama to Kandy
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Godagama
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Hikkaduwa to Kandy is 214 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Hikkaduwa to Kandy.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 1457+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 36m and costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 3300.

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