There are 5 ways to get from Kandy to Avissawella by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Maharagama Rail Bus
  2. Take the bus from Maharagama to Avissawella 99 / ...

$2 - $3

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Colombo Fort  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella 99 / ...

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Avissawella 60 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Avissawella 60 miles

$7 - $11

Fly, bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO
  2. Take the bus from Maharagama to Avissawella

$36 - $273

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kandy and Avissawella is 60 km. The road distance is 96 km.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Avissawella without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Kandy to Avissawella, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Avissawella is 96 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Kandy to Avissawella.

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

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There are 62+ hotels available in Avissawella. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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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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Map of how to get from Kandy to Avissawella.
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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Avissawella, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Kandy to Avissawella. However, you can take the train to Maharagama then take the bus to Avissawella. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kandy to Avissawella via Colombo Fort and Pettah CTB in around 4 h 42 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
$1 - $3
Train from Kandy to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 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
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Maharagama to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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