There are 7 ways to get from Kandy to Weligama 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 from Katugastota  •  53 min

  1. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Koggala (KCT) KDZ - KCT

$355 - $669

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$2 - $5

5 alternative options

Taxi to Hatton, fly  •  2 h 4 min

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

$60 - $249

Train via Maharagama  •  5 h

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

$3 - $7

Taxi, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Wellawaya
  2. Take the bus from Wellawaya to Matara Bus Station 35-3 / ...

$77 - $94

Taxi  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Weligama 151.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Weligama 151.9 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Weligama is to train which costs Rs. 270 - Rs. 900 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kandy to Weligama is to fly which costs Rs. 55000 - Rs. 110000 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Kandy and Weligama is 149 km. The road distance is 243 km.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Kandy to Weligama, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Kandy to Weligama. However, there are services departing from Kandy and arriving at Weligama via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Weligama is 243 km. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Kandy to Weligama.

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Map of how to get from Kandy to Weligama.
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  • Distance: 92.9 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

SriLankan Airlines flies from Kandy to Weligama once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kandy to Weligama via Maharagama, Pettah CTB, and Colombo Fort in around 5 h.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
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 Colombo Fort to Weligama
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Wellawaya to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $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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