There are 7 ways to get from Kandy to Aluthgama by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train via Maharagama  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Maharagama Rail Bus
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Bentota Express Train / ...

$3 - $5

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Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Maradana Express Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Maradana to Aluthgama Colombo Commuter / ...

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Maharagama Rail Bus
  2. Take a taxi from Maharagama to Aluthgama

$31 - $42

Taxi  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Aluthgama 111.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Aluthgama 111.3 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to Diyawanna Oya, taxi  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO
  2. Take a taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Aluthgama

$62 - $308

Fly to Koggala, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Koggala (KCT) KDZ - KCT
  2. Take the train from Koggala to Aluthgama

$348 - $660

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Kandy to Aluthgama. However, there are services departing from Kandy and arriving at Aluthgama via Maradana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Kandy and Aluthgama is 119 km. The road distance is 178 km.

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Kandy to Aluthgama, including transfers.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Aluthgama is 178 km. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Kandy to Aluthgama.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Katugastota Airport to Diyawanna Oya Airport.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Aluthgama. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kandy to Aluthgama.
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  • Distance: 74.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Aluthgama, Western, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Kandy to Aluthgama via Maharagama, Pettah CTB, and Colombo Fort in around 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kandy to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Train from Colombo Fort to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Kandy to Maradana
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 Maradana to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Koggala to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Maharagama to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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The best way to get from Kandy to Katugastota Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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