There are 4 ways to get from Kandy to Gampaha 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  •  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

$40 - $50

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

$36 - $274

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
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
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 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 Gampaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kandy to Gampaha?

The distance between Kandy and Gampaha is 74 km. The road distance is 92 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kandy to Gampaha?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Kandy to Gampaha?

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

Is there a direct train between Kandy and Gampaha?

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.

How long does it take to get from Kandy to Gampaha?

The train from Kandy to Gampaha takes 2 h 3 min including transfers and departs every four hours.