There is 1 way to get from Yala National Park to Kandy by bus or train

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Bus, train  •  12 h 13 min

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

$2 - $6

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The distance between Yala National Park and Kandy is 133 km.

The best way to get from Yala National Park to Kandy without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 13 min to get from Yala National Park to Kandy, including transfers.

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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 Yala National Park to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 82.8 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 13 min

What companies run services between Yala National Park, Sri Lanka and Kandy, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Yala National Park to Kandy. However, you can take the travel to Kataragama, take the bus to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal, take the walk to Colombo Fort, then take the train to Kandy.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
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
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Kataragama to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6

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