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

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Veyangoda to Polgahawela Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Polgahawela to Kandy

$22 - $28

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Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Veyangoda to Kandy Express Train / ...

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Veyangoda to Kandy 50.6 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Veyangoda to Kandy 50.6 miles

$6 - $9

Train, fly  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Veyangoda to Dematagoda
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$21 - $153

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Veyangoda and arriving at Kandy. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Veyangoda and Kandy is 65 km. The road distance is 81 km.

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The best way to get from Veyangoda to Kandy without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Veyangoda to Kandy, including transfers.

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Veyangoda to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Veyangoda station.

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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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Veyangoda to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Kandy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Veyangoda to Kandy is 81 km. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Veyangoda 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 Veyangoda to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 40.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Veyangoda to Kandy every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min.

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 Veyangoda to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Veyangoda to Kandy
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Veyangoda to Dematagoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Polgahawela to Kandy
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27

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