There are 2 ways to get from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya by taxi or car

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Taxi  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya 50 miles

$30 - $40

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Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya 50 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya is to drive which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1500 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya is to taxi which costs Rs. 5500 - Rs. 7000 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Kandy and Nuwara Eliya is 40 km. The road distance is 79.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya without a car is to taxi which takes 1 h 18 min and costs Rs. 5500 - Rs. 7000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive 79.9 km from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Nuwara Eliya is 80 km. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya.

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There are 741+ hotels available in Nuwara Eliya. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya.
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  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka?

You can catch a taxi from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya with Derana.

Operators
Taxi from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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