There are 8 ways to get from Kandy to Kataragama by plane, taxi, train, bus 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 Katugastota to Hambantota  •  1 h 38 min

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

$244 - $780

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32

$2 - $6

6 alternative options

Fly Katugastota to Weerawila  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Weerawila (WRZ) KDZ - WRZ

$356 - $671

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Weerawila  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Weerawila (WRZ) NUF - WRZ

$292 - $451

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Hambantota  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Hambantota (HRI) NUF - HRI

$400 - $610

Train, bus via Maharagama  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Maharagama Rail Bus
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32

$3 - $8

Taxi  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Kataragama 143.4 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Kataragama 143.4 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Kataragama is to train and bus which costs Rs. 270 - Rs. 1100 and takes 11 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kandy to Kataragama is to fly which costs Rs. 55000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Kandy and Kataragama is 125 km. The road distance is 229.5 km.

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

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What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Kataragama, Sri Lanka?

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Kandy to Kataragama twice daily.

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
Flights from Hatton to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $400
Flights from Hatton to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
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 Maharagama
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Kandy to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Hatton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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