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There are 5 ways to get from Polhena to Kandy by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Kaduwela
  2. Take the bus from Kaduwela to Kandy Good Shed Bus Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Matara to Fort Station
  2. Take the train from Fort Station to Kandy

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Polhena to Kandy

Drive

  1. Drive from Polhena to Kandy

Bus, fly, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Matara to Makubura
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF)
  3. Take a taxi from Hatton to Kandy

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The cheapest way to get from Polhena to Kandy is to bus which costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 850 and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Polhena to Kandy is to taxi which costs Rs. 12000 - Rs. 15000 and takes 3h 28m.

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The distance between Polhena and Kandy is 151 km. The road distance is 250 km.

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The best way to get from Polhena to Kandy without a car is to bus which takes 5h 46m and costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 850.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Polhena to Kandy, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Polhena to Kandy is to bus which takes 5h 46m and costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 750 - Rs. 1400 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Polhena to Kandy is 250 km. It takes approximately 3h 28m to drive from Polhena to Kandy.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport.

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There are 371+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at Rs. 20000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Polhena to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 150.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

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

You can take a bus from Polhena to Kandy via Matara and Kaduwela in around 5h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Polhena to Kandy via Matara and Fort Station in around 6h 25m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 450 - Rs. 41000
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Matara to Fort Station
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
Rs. 130 - Rs. 500
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 320 - Rs. 420
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 360 - Rs. 500
3rd Class
Rs. 130
2nd Class
Rs. 240
Train from Fort Station to Kandy
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
Rs. 280 - Rs. 440
Website
railway.gov.lk
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class Fare
Rs. 280 - Rs. 370
2nd Class Fare
Rs. 310 - Rs. 440
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Matara to Kaduwela
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 160 - Rs. 220
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 160 - Rs. 220
Semi Lux
Rs. 240 - Rs. 290
AirCon
Rs. 330 - Rs. 380
Super Lux
Rs. 562
Bus from Kaduwela to Kandy Good Shed Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 140 - Rs. 190
Semi Lux
Rs. 190 - Rs. 230
AirCon
Rs. 270 - Rs. 310
Super Lux
Rs. 459
Bus from Matara to Makubura
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 160 - Rs. 210
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 160 - Rs. 210
Semi Lux
Rs. 220 - Rs. 270
AirCon
Rs. 310 - Rs. 350
Super Lux
Rs. 530
Other operators
Taxi from Polhena to Kandy
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Estimated price
Rs. 12000 - Rs. 15000
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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