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.

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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 - $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

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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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Map of how to get from Kandy to Gampaha.
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  • Distance: 46.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 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 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
$35 - $50
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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