There are 6 ways to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy by plane, train, taxi or car

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Fly from Koggala  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ

$202 - $377

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Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kandy A.C. - Intercity / ...

$2 - $5

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Train to Diyawanna Oya, fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$23 - $155

Taxi, train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Godagama
  2. Take the train from Godagama to Kandy Rail Bus

$47 - $58

Taxi  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hikkaduwa to Kandy 133.7 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Hikkaduwa to Kandy 133.7 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Hikkaduwa to Kandy. However, there are services departing from Hikkaduwa and arriving at Kandy via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Hikkaduwa and Kandy is 141 km. The road distance is 214 km.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy without a car is to train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy, including transfers.

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Hikkaduwa to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Hikkaduwa station.

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy is to fly which takes 1 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 4 min.

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

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Hikkaduwa to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Kandy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hikkaduwa to Kandy is 214 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Hikkaduwa to Kandy.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Koggala Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hikkaduwa to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

SriLankan Airlines flies from Hikkaduwa to Kandy once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hikkaduwa to Kandy via Colombo Fort in around 5 h 4 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
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 Hikkaduwa to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Hikkaduwa to Godagama
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Red Cab
Phone
+94 917221000
Website
redcabgalle.com

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

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The best way to get from Hikkaduwa to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs .

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