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

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Fly  •  42 min

  1. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Katugastota (KDZ) BTC - KDZ

$243 - $416

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Batticaloa to Kurunegala Express Train

$20 - $27

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Kandy 118.7 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Batticaloa to Kandy 118.7 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Batticaloa to Kandy is to drive which costs Rs. 2400 - Rs. 3500 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Batticaloa to Kandy is to fly which costs Rs. 40000 - Rs. 70000 and takes 42 min.

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The distance between Batticaloa and Kandy is 125 km. The road distance is 190 km.

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The best way to get from Batticaloa to Kandy without a car is to train which takes 7 h 26 min and costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 4700.

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It takes approximately 42 min 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 42 min and costs Rs. 40000 - Rs. 70000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 3400 - Rs. 4700 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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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 Batticaloa to Kandy is 190 km. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Batticaloa to Kandy.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Batticaloa Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 1455+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Batticaloa to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 78.3 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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 to Kandy once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 6 h 41 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 Batticaloa to Kurunegala
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Other operators
Taxi from Batticaloa to Kandy
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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