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Recommended option

Bus, train via Godagama  •  6 h 21 min

  1. 4-7 / ...
  2. Rail Bus

$27 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. 4-7 / ...
  2. A.C. - Intercity / ...

$19 - $25

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 58 min

  1. 96.9 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. 96.9 miles

$11 - $17

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

There is no direct connection from Kalkudah to Kandy. However, you can take the taxi to Puttalam, take the bus to Pettah CTB, take the taxi to Godagama, then take the train to Kandy. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kalkudah to Kandy via Puttalam, Pettah CTB, and Colombo Fort in around 8 h 13 min.

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 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Puttalam to Pettah CTB
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Kalkudah to Kandy
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Casons Rent-A-Car
Phone
+94 11 4 405070
Website
casonscar.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kalkudah and Kandy is 136 km. The road distance is 155 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kalkudah to Kandy is to drive which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2700 and takes 2 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Kalkudah to Kandy is to taxi which takes 2 h 58 min and costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 12000.

It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Kalkudah to Kandy, including transfers.