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

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Bus, train  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Pelmadulla to Haputale 99 / ...
  2. Take the train from Haputale to Kandy Express Train / ...

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy 125.9 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy 125.9 miles

$15 - $22

Taxi, fly  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Diyawanna Oya
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$56 - $193

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sinharaja Forest Reserve and Kandy is 99 km. The road distance is 201.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 11 min to get from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy is 201 km. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 1467+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 61.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 11 min

What companies run services between Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka and Kandy, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy. However, you can take the taxi to Pelmadulla, take the bus to Haputale, then take the train to Kandy. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kandy.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Haputale to Kandy
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
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 Pelmadulla to Haputale
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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