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There are 4 ways to get from Pottuvil to Kandy by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Pottuvil to Wellawaya 35-1
  2. Take the train from Haputale to Kandy Express Train / ...

$16 - $21

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Taxi  •  3h 53m

  1. Take a taxi from Pottuvil to Kandy 133.6 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Pottuvil to Kandy 133.6 miles

$16 - $24

Taxi, fly  •  2h 33m

  1. Take a taxi from Pottuvil to Batticaloa
  2. Fly from Batticaloa (BTC) to Katugastota (KDZ) BTC - KDZ

$68 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Pottuvil to Kandy is to drive which costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 4100 and takes 3h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Pottuvil to Kandy is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 42000 and takes 2h 33m.

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The distance between Pottuvil and Kandy is 140 km. The road distance is 213.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pottuvil to Kandy without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 9m and costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 3700.

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It takes approximately 10h 9m to get from Pottuvil to Kandy, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Batticaloa Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pottuvil to Kandy is 214 km. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Pottuvil to Kandy.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Batticaloa Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 1457+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pottuvil to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 87.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 9m

What companies run services between Pottuvil, Sri Lanka and Kandy, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Pottuvil to Kandy. However, you can take the bus to Wellawaya, take the taxi to Haputale, then take the train to Kandy. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kandy.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Batticaloa to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $180
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Haputale to Kandy
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pottuvil to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Pottuvil to Kandy
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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