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There are 3 ways to get from Vavuniya to Kitulgala by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Vavuniya to Polgahawela Junction Jaffna / ...

Rs. 3143 - Rs. 4032

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4h 13m

  1. Take a taxi from Vavuniya to Kitulgala 241.7 km

Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Vavuniya to Kitulgala 241.7 km

Rs. 3500 - Rs. 5500

Vavuniya → Kitulgala
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kitulgala is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kitulgala is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kitulgala is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

Last updated: 16 Apr 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Vavuniya to Kitulgala is to train which costs Rs. 3100 - Rs. 4100 and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Vavuniya to Kitulgala is to taxi which costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000 and takes 4h 13m.

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The distance between Vavuniya and Kitulgala is 195 km. The road distance is 241.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vavuniya to Kitulgala without a car is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs Rs. 3100 - Rs. 4100.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Vavuniya to Kitulgala, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vavuniya to Kitulgala is 242 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Vavuniya to Kitulgala.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Kitulgala. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Vavuniya to Kitulgala.
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  • Distance: 195.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 18m

What companies run services between Vavuniya, Sri Lanka and Kitulgala, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Vavuniya to Polgahawela Junction 5 times a day. Tickets cost Rs. 340 - Rs. 550 and the journey takes 3h 11m.

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Taxi from Vavuniya to Kitulgala
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
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Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000
+94 77 44 36 500

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