• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 3 ways to get from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah by train, bus, taxi 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

Train, bus  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the train from Polonnaruwa to Colombo Fort Express Train
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam 4-7 / ...

$23 - $33

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah 126.4 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah 126.4 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah is to drive which costs Rs. 2600 - Rs. 3800 and takes 3h 49m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah is to taxi which costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 3h 49m.

More details

The distance between Polonnaruwa and Kalkudah is 143 km. The road distance is 202.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah without a car is to train and bus which takes 11h 57m and costs Rs. 3900 - Rs. 6000.

More details

It takes approximately 11h 57m to get from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah, including transfers.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah is 202 km. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah.

Get driving directions

There are 115+ hotels available in Kalkudah. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 89.2 miles
  • Duration: 11h 57m

What companies run services between Polonnaruwa, North Central, Sri Lanka and Kalkudah, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah. However, you can take the taxi to Polonnaruwa, take the train to Colombo Fort, take the walk to Pettah CTB, take the bus to Puttalam, then take the taxi to Kalkudah. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kalkudah.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Polonnaruwa to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Polonnaruwa to Kalkudah
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Estimated price
$75 - $90

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including 4 of the smartest ways to explore Australia, Need to know: Jadrolinija and French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.