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There are 4 ways to get from Kandy to Madurankuliya by bus, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Puttalam

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Madurankuliya

Drive

  1. Drive from Kandy to Madurankuliya

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Kegalle
  2. Take a taxi from Kegalle to Madurankuliya
Kandy → Madurankuliya
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1912

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Yes, travel within Sri Lanka is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Madurankuliya is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Madurankuliya is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Madurankuliya is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

Last updated: 19 Jan 2023
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Madurankuliya is to bus which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1500 and takes 7h.

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The fastest way to get from Kandy to Madurankuliya is to taxi which takes 2h 24m and costs Rs. 6500 - Rs. 8500.

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The distance between Kandy and Madurankuliya is 113 km. The road distance is 136.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Madurankuliya without a car is to bus which takes 7h and costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1500.

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It takes approximately 7h to get from Kandy to Madurankuliya, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Madurankuliya is 136 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Kandy to Madurankuliya.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Madurankuliya. Prices start at Rs. 35000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kandy to Madurankuliya.
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  • Distance: 112.6 km
  • Duration: 7h

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

You can take a bus from Kandy to Madurankuliya via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and Puttalam in around 7h.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 230
AirCon
Rs. 260 - Rs. 300
Super Lux
Rs. 453
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Puttalam
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 150 - Rs. 210
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 150 - Rs. 210
Semi Lux
Rs. 220 - Rs. 270
AirCon
Rs. 310 - Rs. 350
Super Lux
Rs. 523
Bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Kegalle
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 70 - Rs. 95
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 70 - Rs. 95
Semi Lux
Rs. 60 - Rs. 75
AirCon
Rs. 100 - Rs. 120
Super Lux
Rs. 184
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Madurankuliya
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Estimated price
Rs. 6500 - Rs. 8500
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+ 94 81 49 55 655
Website
facebook.com
Kandy Budget Taxi
Phone
+ 94 71 21 08 210
Website
kandybudgettaxi.com

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