There are 5 ways to get from Arugam Bay to Kandy by taxi, train, bus, 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

Taxi, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Badulla
  2. Take the train from Badulla to Kandy Express Train

$56 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Pottuvil to Wellawaya 35-1
  2. Take the train from Haputale to Kandy Express Train

$24 - $32

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Kandy 136.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Arugam Bay to Kandy 136.5 miles

$16 - $24

Taxi, fly  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arugam Bay to Batticaloa
  2. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Katugastota (KDZ) BTC - KDZ

$286 - $467

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arugam Bay to Kandy is to drive which costs Rs. 2600 - Rs. 3900 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arugam Bay to Kandy is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 45000 - Rs. 75000 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Arugam Bay and Kandy is 142 km. The road distance is 218.3 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to get from Arugam Bay to Kandy, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka and Kandy, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Arugam Bay to Kandy. However, you can take the taxi to Badulla then take the train to Kandy. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Arugam Bay to Kandy via Pottuvil, Wellawaya, and Haputale in around 10 h 14 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $400
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Badulla to Kandy
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Haputale to Kandy
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pottuvil to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Arugam Bay to Badulla
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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