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There are 4 ways to get from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP by taxi, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Beliatta
  2. Take the train from Beliatta to Maradana
  3. Take the train from Maradana to Polonnaruwa

Cheapest

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Tissamaharama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Polonnaruwa

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP

Drive

  1. Drive from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP
Hambantota → Kalkudah EP
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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kalkudah EP is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kalkudah EP is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kalkudah EP is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP is to bus and train which costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 3600 and takes 13h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP is to taxi. Taking this option will cost Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 4h 29m.

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The distance between Hambantota and Kalkudah EP is 205 km. The road distance is 258.4 km.

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The best way to get from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP without a car is to taxi and train which takes 11h 51m and costs Rs. 4600 - Rs. 6500.

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It takes approximately 11h 51m to get from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hambantota to Kalkudah EP is 258 km. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Kalkudah EP. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP.
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  • Distance: 205.3 km
  • Duration: 11h 51m

What companies run services between Hambantota, Sri Lanka and Kalkudah EP, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP. However, you can take the taxi to Beliatta, take the train to Maradana, take the train to Polonnaruwa, then take the taxi to Kalkudah EP. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hambantota to Kalkudah EP via Tissamaharama, Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, Fort Station, and Polonnaruwa in around 13h 50m.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Beliatta to Maradana
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 550
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 340 - Rs. 460
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 390 - Rs. 550
3rd Class
Rs. 130
2nd Class
Rs. 240
Train from Maradana to Polonnaruwa
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 470 - Rs. 800
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 470 - Rs. 650
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 550 - Rs. 800
Train from Fort Station to Polonnaruwa
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 470 - Rs. 800
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 470 - Rs. 650
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 550 - Rs. 800
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Tissamaharama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rs. 260 - Rs. 350
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 260 - Rs. 350
Semi Lux
Rs. 420 - Rs. 550
AirCon
Rs. 550 - Rs. 650
Super Lux
Rs. 939
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Beliatta
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
Rs. 3600 - Rs. 4400
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Mr Cabs
Phone
+94 77 34 30 238
Website
mrcabshambantota.business.site

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