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There are 4 ways to get from Kandy to Mannar (Station) by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Kurunegala Station to Mannar Colombo

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Taxi  •  4h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Mannar (Station) 241.2 km

Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from Kandy to Mannar (Station) 241.2 km

Taxi, fly  •  4h 45m

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Sigiriya
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Jaffna (JAF) GIU - JAF
  3. Take a taxi from Jaffna to Mannar (Station)

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The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Mannar (Station) is to train which costs Rs. 2500 - Rs. 3300 and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Kandy to Mannar (Station) is to taxi which costs Rs. 12000 - Rs. 15000 and takes 4h 20m.

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The distance between Kandy and Mannar (Station) is 204 km. The road distance is 241.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Mannar (Station) without a car is to train which takes 6h 3m and costs Rs. 2500 - Rs. 3300.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Kandy to Mannar (Station), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sigiriya Airport to Jaffna Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Mannar (Station) is 241 km. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from Kandy to Mannar (Station).

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Sigiriya Airport to Jaffna Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kandy to Mannar (Station).
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  • Distance: 203.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Mannar (Station), Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kurunegala Station to Mannar once daily. Tickets cost Rs. 370 - Rs. 600 and the journey takes 5h 24m.

Cinnamon Air
Flights from Sigiriya to Jaffna
Ave. Duration
45 min
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 3100 - Rs. 65000
Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Mannar (Station)
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Estimated price
Rs. 12000 - Rs. 15000
Kandy Meter Taxi
+ 94 81 49 55 655
Kandy Budget Taxi
+ 94 71 21 08 210

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