Travel within Sri Lanka is: Partially open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Ratmalana?

Book now

There are 4 ways to get from Kandy to Ratmalana by train, bus, taxi 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

Train

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Fort Station

Cheapest option

Bus

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

2 alternative options

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Ratmalana

Drive

  1. Drive from Kandy to Ratmalana

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Ratmalana is to bus which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1400 and takes 3h 34m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Kandy to Ratmalana is to taxi which costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 8000 and takes 2h 14m.

More details

The distance between Kandy and Ratmalana is 100 km. The road distance is 126.3 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Kandy to Ratmalana without a car is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1600.

More details

It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Kandy to Ratmalana, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Kandy to Ratmalana is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1400 and takes 3h 34m.

Mode details

Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Ratmalana is 126 km. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Kandy to Ratmalana.

Get driving directions

There are 354+ hotels available in Ratmalana. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Kandy to Ratmalana.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 99.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 4m

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Kandy to Fort Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 280 - Rs. 440 and the journey takes 2h 46m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Kandy Good Shed Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal every 20 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 140 - Rs. 190 and the journey takes 3h 15m.

Train operators
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
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Ratmalana
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Estimated price
Rs. 6000 - Rs. 8000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+ 94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site
Kandy Budget Taxi
Phone
+ 94 71 21 08 210
Website
kandybudgettaxi.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Getting around the Cyclades, Need to know: Jadrolinija and 4 stunningly beautiful Philippines islands you need to visit - to help you get the most out of your next trip.