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Duration 32 min
Distance 83 km
Average price Rs. 5000
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Kandy

The nearest airport to Kandy is Kandy (KDW). However, there are better options for getting to Kandy. You can take a bus from Sigiriya (GIU) to Kandy via Dambulla and Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal in around 7h 40m. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Hatton Station to Kandy 4 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 230 - Rs. 350 and the journey takes 2h 23m.

Recommended airport

Colombo (CMB)

  1. Colombo (CMB)
  2. Kandy
1h 54m
Rs. 16000 - Rs. 20000
Other nearby airports

Kandy (KDW)

  1. Kandy (KDW)
  2. Kandy
32 min
Rs. 1300 - Rs. 1600

Sigiriya (GIU)

  1. Dambulla
  2. Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  3. Kandy
7h 40m
Rs. 1225 - Rs. 1501

Hatton (NUF)

  1. Hatton Station
  2. Kandy
2h 38m
Rs. 681 - Rs. 883

Diyawanna Oya (DWO)

  1. Fort Station
  2. Kandy
2h 29m
Rs. 871 - Rs. 1139

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Kandy is Kandy (KDW) Airport which is 14.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Hatton (NUF) (46.5 km), Sigiriya (GIU) (73.9 km), Colombo (CMB) (83.3 km) and Diyawanna Oya (DWO) (90.7 km).

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It takes 1h 54m to get from Kandy to Colombo (CMB) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Colombo (CMB) Airport, which is 83.3 km away from Kandy. The taxi via Colombo (CMB) from Colombo (CMB) to Kandy takes 1h 54m.

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There are 285+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at Rs. 35000 per night.

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