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

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

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

$1 - $5

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Taxi, train  •  1 h 33 min

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

$42 - $51

Taxi  •  3 h

  1. Take a taxi from Ambalangoda to Kandy 125.9 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Ambalangoda to Kandy 125.9 miles

$15 - $22

Fly from Koggala  •  1 h 25 min

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

$212 - $389

Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly  •  3 h 10 min

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

$22 - $155

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The cheapest way to get from Ambalangoda to Kandy is to train which costs Rs. 250 - Rs. 800 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ambalangoda to Kandy is to fly which costs Rs. 36000 - Rs. 70000 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ambalangoda to Kandy. However, there are services departing from Ambalangoda and arriving at Kandy via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Ambalangoda and Kandy is 134 km. The road distance is 201.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Kandy without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs Rs. 250 - Rs. 800.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Ambalangoda to Kandy, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Kandy is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs Rs. 250 - Rs. 800. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 36000 - Rs. 70000 and takes 1 h 25 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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Ambalangoda to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Kandy station.

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Map of how to get from Ambalangoda to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Ambalangoda to Kandy via Colombo Fort in around 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, SriLankan Airlines flies from Ambalangoda to Kandy once daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Ambalangoda to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
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
2 h 31 min
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
25 min
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 Ambalangoda to Godagama
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambalangoda to Kandy is 202 km. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Ambalangoda to Kandy.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 1480+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ambalangoda to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs Rs. 4500 - Rs. 5500.

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