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

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Fly  •  54m

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Katugastota (KDZ) KCT - KDZ

$29 - $167

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Train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Weligama to Colombo Fort Express Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kandy A.C. - Intercity / ...

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya 35-3 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Wellawaya to Kandy

$69 - $87

Taxi  •  3h 29m

  1. Take a taxi from Weligama to Kandy 151.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from Weligama to Kandy 151.6 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Weligama to Kandy is to train which costs Rs. 300 - Rs. 1000 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Weligama to Kandy is to fly which costs Rs. 4900 - Rs. 29000 and takes 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Weligama to Kandy. However, there are services departing from Weligama and arriving at Kandy via Colombo Fort. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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The distance between Weligama and Kandy is 149 km. The road distance is 242.6 km.

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The best way to get from Weligama to Kandy without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7h 4m and costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 15000.

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It takes approximately 54m to get from Weligama to Kandy, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Weligama to Kandy is to fly which takes 54m and costs Rs. 4900 - Rs. 29000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 300 - Rs. 1000 and takes 5h 55m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Weligama to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 92.9 miles
  • Duration: 54m

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

Cinnamon Air flies from Weligama to Kandy once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Weligama to Kandy via Colombo Fort in around 5h 55m.

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 Weligama to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
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 Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Wellawaya to Kandy
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Weligama to Kandy is 243 km. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Weligama 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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The best way to get from Weligama to Koggala Airport is to taxi which takes 16m and costs Rs. 1300 - Rs. 1600.

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