There are 3 ways to get from Kandy to Haputale by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Express Train

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 18 min

  1. 80.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. 80.2 miles

$9 - $14

What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Haputale, Uva, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kandy to Haputale twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 21 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
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 Kandy to Haputale
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kandy and Haputale is 68 km. The road distance is 128 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Haputale is to train which costs Rs. 120 - Rs. 420 and takes 5 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Kandy to Haputale is to taxi which takes 2 h 18 min and costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kandy and arriving at Haputale. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

The train from Kandy to Haputale takes 5 h 21 min including transfers and departs twice daily.