There are 6 ways to get from Weligama to Kandy by bus, taxi, train, 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, taxi  •  7 h 4 min

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

$75 - $98

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 55 min

  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

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Weligama to Kandy 151.6 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Weligama to Kandy 151.6 miles

$18 - $27

Train, fly to Katugastota  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Weligama to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$24 - $157

Fly from Koggala, train  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Koggala (KCT) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KCT - DWO
  2. Take the train from Godagama to Kandy

$34 - $221

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

You can take a train from Weligama to Kandy via Colombo Fort in around 5 h 55 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Koggala to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Weligama to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
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
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Train from Godagama to Kandy
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once 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 Matara Bus Station to Wellawaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Wellawaya to Kandy
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Weligama and Kandy is 149 km. The road distance is 243 km.

The cheapest way to get from Weligama to Kandy is to train which costs Rs. 290 - Rs. 950 and takes 5 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Weligama to Kandy is to fly and train which takes 2 h 32 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 35000.

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 5 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Weligama to Kandy, including transfers.