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There are 4 ways to get from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ambalangoda to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Puttalam

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ambalangoda to Maradana
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Puttalam

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya

Drive

  1. Drive from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya

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The cheapest way to get from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya is to bus which costs Rs. 2600 - Rs. 3400 and takes 7h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya is to taxi. Taking this option will cost Rs. 23000 - Rs. 29000 and takes 4h 12m.

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The distance between Ambalangoda and Kalpitiya is 225 km. The road distance is 265.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya without a car is to bus which takes 7h 15m and costs Rs. 2600 - Rs. 3400.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya is to bus which takes 7h 15m and costs Rs. 2600 - Rs. 3400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 2500 - Rs. 3800 and takes 7h 53m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya is 265 km. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Kalpitiya. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya.
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  • Distance: 224.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 15m

What companies run services between Ambalangoda, Southern, Sri Lanka and Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and Puttalam in around 7h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya via Colombo Fort and Puttalam in around 7h 53m.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Ambalangoda to Maradana
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 100 - Rs. 380
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 250 - Rs. 330
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 270 - Rs. 380
3rd Class
Rs. 105
2nd Class
Rs. 193
Train from Colombo Fort to Puttalam
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
Rs. 60 - Rs. 470
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 300 - Rs. 400
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 340 - Rs. 470
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Ambalangoda to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 110 - Rs. 160
Semi Lux
Rs. 140 - Rs. 180
AirCon
Rs. 210 - Rs. 240
Super Lux
Rs. 362
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Puttalam
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 150 - Rs. 210
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 150 - Rs. 210
Semi Lux
Rs. 220 - Rs. 270
AirCon
Rs. 310 - Rs. 350
Super Lux
Rs. 523
Other operators
Taxi from Ambalangoda to Kalpitiya
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Estimated price
Rs. 23000 - Rs. 29000
Hikkaduwa Taxi Service
Phone
+94 76 695 2292
Website
hikkaduwataxiservice.com
Bentota Taxi
Phone
+94 71 39 09 573
Website
bentotataxi.com

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