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Duration 32 min
Distance 83 km
Average price Rs. 1000
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. National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kandy Good Shed Bus Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 140 - Rs. 190 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Hatton Station to Kandy 3 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 230 - Rs. 350 and the journey takes 1h 59m.

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Colombo (CMB)

  1. Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Kandy
4h 10m
Rs. 270 - Rs. 320
Other nearby airports

Kandy (KDW)

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

Hatton (NUF)

  1. Hatton Station
  2. Kandy
2h 14m
Rs. 681 - Rs. 883

Diyawanna Oya (DWO)

  1. Fort Station
  2. Kandy
2h 42m
Rs. 871 - Rs. 1139

Sigiriya (GIU)

  1. Dambulla
  2. Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  3. Kandy
7h 48m
Rs. 1225 - Rs. 1501

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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 4h 10m 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 bus from Colombo (CMB) to Kandy takes 4h 10m.

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There are 366+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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