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

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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 / ...

$53 - $65

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 / ...

$22 - $29

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 58 min

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

$80 - $100

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

$282 - $463

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Arugam Bay to Kandy without a car is to taxi and train which takes 8 h 57 min and costs .

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

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The quickest flight from Batticaloa Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arugam Bay to Kandy is 218 km. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from Arugam Bay to Kandy.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Batticaloa Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 1467+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arugam Bay to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 57 min

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
3 times a day
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $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
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
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
$50 - $65

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