There are 3 ways to get from Kandy to Adam’s Peak by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Express Train / ...

$40 - $51

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 40 min

  1. 88.3 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. 88.3 miles

$10 - $16

What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kandy to Adam’s Peak 4 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Train from Kandy to Hatton
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
3rd Class
2nd Class
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Adam’s Peak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kandy and Adam’s Peak is 56 km. The road distance is 141 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Adam’s Peak is to drive which costs Rs. 1600 - Rs. 2500 and takes 2 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Kandy to Adam’s Peak is to taxi which takes 2 h 40 min and costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 11000.

It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Kandy to Adam’s Peak, including transfers.