There are 4 ways to get from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Idalgasinna Express Train / ...

$41 - $52

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park 129.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park 129.7 miles

$15 - $23

Fly  •  2 h 15 min

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

$245 - $780

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The distance between Kandy and Udawalawe National Park is 90 km. The road distance is 207.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park without a car is to train which takes 7 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park is to train which takes 7 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Katugastota Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Udawalawe National Park is 208 km. It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to drive from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Katugastota Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 212+ hotels available in Udawalawe National Park. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Katugastota Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park.
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  • Distance: 56.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 12 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park twice daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kandy to Idalgasinna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Udawalawe National Park
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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