There are 3 ways to get from Kandy to Wilpattu National Park by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Kandy to Medagama Rail Bus
  2. Take a taxi from Medagama to Wilpattu National Park

$31 - $44

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kandy to Wilpattu National Park 108.2 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Kandy to Wilpattu National Park 108.2 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Kandy to Wilpattu National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 2200 - Rs. 3200 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kandy to Wilpattu National Park is to taxi which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Kandy and Wilpattu National Park is 140 km. The road distance is 173.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kandy to Wilpattu National Park without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 39 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Kandy to Wilpattu National Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kandy to Wilpattu National Park is 173 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Kandy to Wilpattu National Park.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Wilpattu National Park. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kandy to Wilpattu National Park.
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  • Distance: 87.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between Kandy, Sri Lanka and Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Kandy to Wilpattu National Park. However, you can take the train to Medagama then take the taxi to Wilpattu National Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Wilpattu National Park.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Kandy to Medagama
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Medagama to Wilpattu National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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