There are 7 ways to get from Kandy to Bentota 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

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Bentota 111.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Bentota 111.3 miles

$13 - $20

Train, taxi  •  1 h 31 min

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

$31 - $43

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 Bentota

$67 - $314

Fly to Koggala, train  •  3 h 35 min

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

$348 - $661

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Kandy to Bentota is to train and taxi which costs Rs. 4800 - Rs. 7000 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Kandy and Bentota is 120 km. The road distance is 178.1 km.

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

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

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What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Bentota, Southern, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Kandy to Bentota via Maharagama, Pettah CTB, and Colombo Fort in around 3 h 41 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
$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
Train from Koggala to Bentota
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Bentota
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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