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There are 5 ways to get from Tangalle to Kandy by taxi, plane, bus, train or car

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Taxi, fly  •  1h 48m

  1. Take a taxi from Tangalle to Koggala
  2. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ

$52 - $194

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Bus, train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Tangalle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal 32-1
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kandy A.C. - Intercity / ...

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Tangalle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella 99 / ...
  3. Take a taxi from Avissawella to Kandy

$37 - $54

Taxi  •  4h 10m

  1. Take a taxi from Tangalle to Kandy 180 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Tangalle to Kandy 180 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tangalle to Kandy is to bus and train which costs Rs. 390 - Rs. 1000 and takes 9h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Tangalle to Kandy is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 34000 and takes 1h 48m.

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The distance between Tangalle and Kandy is 143 km. The road distance is 288 km.

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The best way to get from Tangalle to Kandy without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 9h 30m and costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 9500.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Tangalle to Kandy, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tangalle to Kandy is 288 km. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Tangalle to Kandy.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Koggala 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 Tangalle to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 89.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

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

There is no direct connection from Tangalle to Kandy. However, you can take the taxi to Koggala airport, fly to Katugastota, then take the taxi to Kandy. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the walk to Pettah CTB, take the bus to Avissawella, then take the taxi to Kandy.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Koggala to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $150
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Kandy
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Tangalle Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Tangalle to Koggala
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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