There are 2 ways to get from Kandy to Dambulla by taxi or car

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Recommended option

Taxi  •  1 h 15 min

  1. 45.6 miles

$30 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. 45.6 miles

$5 - $8

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

You can catch a taxi from Kandy to Dambulla with Derana.

Taxi from Kandy to Dambulla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kandy and Dambulla is 63 km. The road distance is 73 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Dambulla is to drive which costs Rs. 850 - Rs. 1300 and takes 1 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Kandy to Dambulla is to taxi which takes 1 h 15 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 6500.

It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive 72.9 km from Kandy to Dambulla.