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

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

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

$20 - $25

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 23 min

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

$80 - $100

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

$61 - $197

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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $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
$80 - $100

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy?

The distance between Sinharaja Forest Reserve and Kandy is 99 km. The road distance is 201 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy?

The cheapest way to get from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy is to drive which costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3500 and takes 3 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy?

The quickest way to get from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy is to taxi and fly which takes 2 h 26 min and costs Rs. 9500 - Rs. 31000.

How long does it take to get from Sinharaja Forest Reserve to Kandy?

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