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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Express Train / ...
  2. A.C. - Intercity / ...

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h

  1. 125.9 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h

  1. 125.9 miles

$15 - $22

Taxi, train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Rail Bus

$45 - $56

Train, fly  •  3 h 10 min

  1. DWO - KDZ

$24 - $156

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.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
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 4 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 - $2
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 Kandy
Ave. Duration
3 h
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ambalangoda and Kandy is 134 km. The road distance is 202 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ambalangoda to Kandy is to train which costs Rs. 230 - Rs. 750 and takes 4 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Ambalangoda to Kandy is to taxi and train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 9000.

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.

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