There are 8 ways to get from Kandy to Tangalle by plane, taxi, train, bus 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

Fly Katugastota to Hambantota, taxi  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  2. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Tangalle

$262 - $804

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle Bus Station 32-1

$2 - $5

6 alternative options

Fly Katugastota to Weerawila, taxi  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Weerawila (WRZ) KDZ - WRZ
  2. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Tangalle

$377 - $699

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala, taxi  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT
  3. Take a taxi from Koggala to Tangalle

$82 - $280

Taxi to Hambantota, fly to Dickwella  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Hambantota
  2. Fly from Hambantota (HRI) to Dickwella (DIW) HRI - DIW

$115 - $307

Train, bus via Maharagama  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Maharagama Rail Bus
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle Bus Station 32-1

$3 - $7

Taxi  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Tangalle 180.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Tangalle 180.2 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Tangalle is to train and bus which costs Rs. 270 - Rs. 850 and takes 9 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kandy to Tangalle is to fly and taxi which takes 1 h 44 min and costs Rs. 60000 - Rs. 120000.

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The distance between Kandy and Tangalle is 143 km. The road distance is 288 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Kandy to Tangalle, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Kandy to Tangalle. However, you can take the taxi to Katugastota airport, fly to Hambantota, then take the taxi to Tangalle. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Katugastota airport, fly to Weerawila, then take the taxi to Tangalle.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Hambantota to Dickwella
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kandy to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Kandy to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Hambantota to Tangalle
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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