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

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Fly  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI

$240 - $775

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Train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Haputale Express Train / ...

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Idalgasinna Express Train / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Idalgasinna to Embilipitiya

$31 - $42

Taxi  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Embilipitiya 119.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Embilipitiya 119.4 miles

$14 - $21

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The distance between Kandy and Embilipitiya is 110 km. The road distance is 191 km.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Embilipitiya without a car is to train and taxi which takes 7 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Kandy to Embilipitiya, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Embilipitiya is to fly which takes 1 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 12 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Embilipitiya is 191 km. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Kandy to Embilipitiya.

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

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There are 201+ hotels available in Embilipitiya. Prices start at $10 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 Embilipitiya.
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  • Distance: 68.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

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

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Kandy to Embilipitiya twice daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kandy to Embilipitiya 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kandy to Idalgasinna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Haputale
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Idalgasinna to Embilipitiya
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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