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There are 4 ways to get from Batticaloa to Kandy by plane, train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  1h 8m

  1. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Kandy (KDW) BTC - KDW

Rs. 15168 - Rs. 73835

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Train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Batticaloa Station to Kurunegala Station Batticaloa

Rs. 3489 - Rs. 4377

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3h 21m

  1. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Kandy 184 km

Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000

Drive  •  3h 21m

  1. Drive from Batticaloa to Kandy 184 km

Rs. 2500 - Rs. 3800

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The cheapest way to get from Batticaloa to Kandy is to drive which costs Rs. 2500 - Rs. 3800 and takes 3h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Batticaloa to Kandy is to fly which costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 75000 and takes 1h 8m.

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The distance between Batticaloa and Kandy is 126 km. The road distance is 184 km.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Kandy without a car is to train which takes 7h 14m and costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 4400.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m to get from Batticaloa to Kandy, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Kandy is to fly which takes 1h 8m and costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 75000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 4400 and takes 7h 14m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Batticaloa to Kandy is 184 km. It takes approximately 3h 21m to drive from Batticaloa to Kandy.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Batticaloa Airport to Kandy Airport.

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There are 1122+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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  • Distance: 125.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 8m

What companies run services between Batticaloa, Sri Lanka and Kandy, Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines flies from Batticaloa to Kandy once daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Batticaloa Station to Kurunegala Station twice daily. Tickets cost Rs. 480 - Rs. 800 and the journey takes 6h 34m.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Kandy
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 12000 - Rs. 70000
Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Batticaloa to Kandy
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Estimated price
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000
Batticaloa Taxi Service
Phone
+94 65 222 60 79
Website
welcometobatticaloa.com
Batticaloa Car Taxi
Phone
+ 94 71 80 63 975
Website
batticaloa-car-taxi.business.site

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Batticaloa Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs Rs. 1400 - Rs. 1800.

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