• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 5 ways to get from Kandy to Gampaha by taxi, train, 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

Taxi, train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Polgahawela
  2. Take the train from Polgahawela to Gampaha Colombo Commuter / ...

$24 - $28

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 3 min

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

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Gampaha 57.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Gampaha 57.6 miles

$7 - $11

Fly, train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO
  2. Take the train from Dematagoda to Gampaha

$35 - $273

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Gampaha is to train which costs Rs. 90 - Rs. 300 and takes 2 h 3 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Kandy to Gampaha is to taxi which costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 7500 and takes 1 h 41 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kandy and arriving at Gampaha. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

More details

The distance between Kandy and Gampaha is 74 km. The road distance is 92.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Kandy to Gampaha without a car is to taxi and train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs Rs. 4000 - Rs. 4800.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Kandy to Gampaha, including transfers.

More details

Kandy to Gampaha train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Kandy station.

More details

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

Search flights

Kandy to Gampaha train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Gampaha station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Gampaha is 92 km. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Kandy to Gampaha.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Kandy to Gampaha.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 46.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Gampaha, Western, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kandy to Gampaha every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 2 h 3 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 Polgahawela to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Kandy to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Dematagoda to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including 4 of the smartest ways to explore Australia, Travel Insider: Top Japan travel tips by Beatrix Holland and Train travel in Spain: A guide to Renfe - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Search flights

There are 1258+ hotels available in Gampaha. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Kandy to Katugastota Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1400.

More details