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There are 5 ways to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy by taxi, train, car or plane

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Taxi, train  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Godagama
  2. Take the train from Godagama to Kandy Rail Bus

$8 - $11

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kandy A.C. - Intercity / ...

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy 78.9 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy 78.9 miles

$9 - $14

Fly  •  52 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$23 - $152

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The cheapest way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy is to train which costs Rs. 190 - Rs. 600 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy is to taxi and train which costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 1900 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy. However, there are services departing from Mount Lavinia and arriving at Kandy via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia and Kandy is 98 km. The road distance is 126.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy without a car is to taxi and train which takes 50 min and costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 1900.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy, including transfers.

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Colombo Fort station.

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The best way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs Rs. 190 - Rs. 600. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 3900 - Rs. 27000 and takes 52 min.

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

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Kandy station.

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Map of how to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 61.5 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka and Kandy, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy 4 times a day.

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 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
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
1st Class
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Godagama
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy is 126 km. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Kandy.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 1480+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs Rs. 600 - Rs. 750.

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