There are 3 ways to get from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station) by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Palavi to Kalpitiya 7

$1

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Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station) 29.5 miles

$21 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station) 29.5 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station) is to bus which costs Rs. 210 - Rs. 230 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station) is to taxi which costs Rs. 3600 - Rs. 4300 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station). However, there are services departing from Puttalam and arriving at Kalpitiya via Palavi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Puttalam and Kalpitiya (Station) is 23 km. The road distance is 47.2 km.

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The best way to get from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs Rs. 210 - Rs. 230.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station), including transfers.

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Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station) bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Palavi station.

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Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station) bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Kalpitiya station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station) is 47 km. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station).

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There are 116+ hotels available in Kalpitiya (Station). Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station).
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  • Distance: 14.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between Puttalam, Sri Lanka and Kalpitiya (Station), Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Palavi to Kalpitiya
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Puttalam to Kalpitiya (Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Casons Rent-A-Car
Phone
+94 11 4 405070
Website
casonscar.com

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