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

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

Fly to Hambantota  •  1 h 38 min

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

$242 - $777

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Haputale Express Train

$19 - $26

4 alternative options

Fly to Weerawila, taxi  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Weerawila (WRZ) KDZ - WRZ
  2. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Embilipitiya

$367 - $684

Train, taxi  •  7 h 10 min

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

$36 - $47

Taxi  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Embilipitiya 119.4 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Embilipitiya 119.4 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Embilipitiya is to drive which costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3400 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kandy to Embilipitiya is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 55000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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

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

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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 twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 21 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Weerawila to Embilipitiya
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$20 - $25

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