There are 9 ways to get from Kandy to Unawatuna by taxi, plane, 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

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  1 h 58 min

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

$58 - $247

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Maradana Express Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Unawatuna Express Train / ...

$2 - $5

7 alternative options

Fly Katugastota to Hambantota, taxi  •  3 h 17 min

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

$302 - $849

Fly Katugastota to Weerawila, taxi  •  2 h 55 min

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

$417 - $744

Fly Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Unawatuna

$36 - $276

Train via Maharagama  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Maharagama Rail Bus
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Unawatuna Express Train / ...

$3 - $7

Train, bus  •  6 h 34 min

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

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Unawatuna 139.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Unawatuna 139.2 miles

$16 - $25

What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Unawatuna, Southern, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Kandy to Unawatuna via Maharagama, Pettah CTB, and Colombo Fort in around 5 h 33 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Unawatuna
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 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
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 Maradana
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 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 Galle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Kandy to Hatton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kandy and Unawatuna is 148 km. The road distance is 223 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Unawatuna is to train which costs Rs. 270 - Rs. 850 and takes 6 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Kandy to Unawatuna is to taxi and fly which takes 1 h 58 min and costs Rs. 9000 - Rs. 39000.

No, there is no direct train from Kandy to Unawatuna. However, there are services departing from Kandy and arriving at Unawatuna via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Kandy to Unawatuna, including transfers.