There are 6 ways to get from Kandy to Aluthgama by train, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Maharagama  •  3 h 41 min

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

$3 - $6

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 28 min

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

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Aluthgama 111.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Aluthgama 111.3 miles

$13 - $20

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 - $43

Fly, 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

$67 - $314

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 3 h 41 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
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
$2 - $3
Train from Colombo Fort to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kandy to Aluthgama?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Kandy to Aluthgama?

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Aluthgama is to train which costs Rs. 270 - Rs. 700 and takes 4 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kandy to Aluthgama?

The quickest way to get from Kandy to Aluthgama is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 30 min and costs Rs. 4800 - Rs. 7000.

Is there a direct train between Kandy and Aluthgama?

No, there is no direct train from Kandy to Aluthgama. However, there are services departing from Kandy and arriving at Aluthgama via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from Kandy to Aluthgama?

It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Kandy to Aluthgama, including transfers.