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There are 7 ways to get from Kalutara to Valaichchenai by taxi, plane, train, bus or car

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Taxi to Colombo, fly to Batticaloa

  1. Take a taxi from Kalutara to Colombo
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Batticaloa (BTC)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kalutara South to Maradana
  2. Take the train from Maradana to Polonnaruwa

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Taxi to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya, train

  1. Take a taxi from Kalutara to Colombo
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU)
  3. Take the train from Habarana to Polonnaruwa

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Kandy, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Kalutara to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Kandy (KDW)
  3. Take a taxi from Kandy to Valaichchenai

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Kalutara to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Habarana
  3. Take the train from Habarana to Polonnaruwa

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kalutara to Valaichchenai

Drive

  1. Drive from Kalutara to Valaichchenai

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The cheapest way to get from Kalutara to Valaichchenai is to train which costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 1200 and takes 8h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Kalutara to Valaichchenai is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kalutara to Valaichchenai. However, there are services departing from Kalutara South and arriving at Polonnaruwa via Maradana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 13m.

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The distance between Kalutara and Valaichchenai is 227 km. The road distance is 318.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kalutara to Valaichchenai without a car is to train which takes 8h 13m and costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 1200.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Kalutara to Valaichchenai, including transfers.

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Kalutara to Valaichchenai train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Kalutara South station.

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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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Kalutara to Valaichchenai train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Polonnaruwa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kalutara to Valaichchenai is 319 km. It takes approximately 5h 13m to drive from Kalutara to Valaichchenai.

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  • Distance: 227.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 28m

What companies run services between Kalutara, Sri Lanka and Valaichchenai, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Kalutara to Valaichchenai via Maradana in around 8h 13m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 15000 - Rs. 170000
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 14000 - Rs. 170000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Kandy
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 10000 - Rs. 130000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 15000 - Rs. 170000
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 26000 - Rs. 240000
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Kandy
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 10000 - Rs. 130000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Habarana to Polonnaruwa
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 270 - Rs. 420
Website
railway.gov.lk
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12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 270 - Rs. 360
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 300 - Rs. 420
Train from Kalutara South to Maradana
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 210 - Rs. 310
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 210 - Rs. 280
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 220 - Rs. 310
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
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kalutara to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 75 - Rs. 110
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 75 - Rs. 110
Semi Lux
Rs. 75 - Rs. 90
AirCon
Rs. 110 - Rs. 140
Super Lux
Rs. 212
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Habarana
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Kalutara to Colombo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
Rs. 4600 - Rs. 5500
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kalutara Cabs
Phone
+94 77 31 44 888
Website
kalutaracabs.com

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Colombo Airport to Batticaloa Airport.

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