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There are 5 ways to get from Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP by taxi, train, bus, car or plane

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Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Kalpitiya to Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka
  2. Take the train from Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka to Polonnaruwa

Cheapest

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Puttalam to Katunayake
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Batticaloa (BTC)

Bus, taxi, train

  1. Take the bus from Puttalam to Anuradhapura
  2. Take a taxi from Anuradhapura to Galoya Junction
  3. Take the train from Galoya Junction to Polonnaruwa

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP

Drive

  1. Drive from Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP
Kalpitiya → Kalkudah EP
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1912

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • 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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

Last updated: 19 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP is to drive which costs Rs. 4300 - Rs. 6500 and takes 5h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP is to taxi which takes 5h 24m and costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000.

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The distance between Kalpitiya and Kalkudah EP is 201 km. The road distance is 284.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP without a car is to taxi and train which takes 5h 28m and costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 7500.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Batticaloa Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP is 285 km. It takes approximately 5h 24m to drive from Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Colombo Airport to Batticaloa Airport.

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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 Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP.
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  • Distance: 200.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 28m

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

There is no direct connection from Kalpitiya to Kalkudah EP. However, you can take the taxi to Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka, take the train to Polonnaruwa, then take the taxi to Kalkudah EP. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Puttalam, take the bus to Anuradhapura, take the taxi to Galoya Junction, take the train to Polonnaruwa, then take the taxi to Kalkudah EP.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 1300 - Rs. 47000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka to Polonnaruwa
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 340 - Rs. 550
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 340 - Rs. 450
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 390 - Rs. 550
Train from Galoya Junction to Polonnaruwa
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
Rs. 250 - Rs. 390
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 250 - Rs. 340
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 280 - Rs. 390
train
Train from Puttalam to Katunayake
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
Rs. 53
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Puttalam to Anuradhapura
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 100 - Rs. 150
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 100 - Rs. 150
Semi Lux
Rs. 130 - Rs. 160
AirCon
Rs. 190 - Rs. 220
Super Lux
Rs. 328
Other operators
Taxi from Kalpitiya to Maho Junction ,Sri Lanka
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Estimated price
Rs. 5000 - Rs. 6500
Visit Kalpitiya Tours and Holidays
Phone
+94 77 45 69 589
Website
visitkalpitiya.com

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