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There are 5 ways to get from Kandy to Tissamaharama by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  1 h 22 min

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

$238 - $771

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 21 min

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

$7 - $12

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Maharagama  •  10 h 2 min

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

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Tissamaharama 143.7 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Tissamaharama 143.7 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Tissamaharama is to train and bus which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 2100 and takes 11 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kandy to Tissamaharama is to fly which costs Rs. 41000 - Rs. 140000 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Kandy and Tissamaharama is 134 km. The road distance is 230 km.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Tissamaharama without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 2 min and costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 2300.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Kandy to Tissamaharama, including transfers.

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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 Tissamaharama is 230 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Kandy to Tissamaharama.

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

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There are 436+ hotels available in Tissamaharama. Prices start at $15 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 Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1400.

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Map of how to get from Kandy to Tissamaharama.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Kandy to Tissamaharama 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 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
$1 - $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
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 Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Tissamaharama
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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