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From Colombo to Kandy by taxi

Any
Colombo
Time
Kandy Any Hotel
5h
Refund 
  vehicle, all incl

From Colombo Any Hotel to Kandy by taxi

Any
Colombo Any Hotel
Time
Kandy Any Hotel
5h
Refund 
  vehicle, all incl

From Colombo Fort to Kandy by train

05:55
Colombo Fort
08:47
Kandy
2h 52m
05:55
Colombo Fort
08:47
Kandy
2h 52m
07:00
Colombo Fort
09:31
Kandy
2h 31m
07:00
Colombo Fort
09:31
Kandy
2h 31m
08:30
Colombo Fort
11:10
Kandy
2h 40m
08:30
Colombo Fort
11:10
Kandy
2h 40m
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09:45
Colombo Fort
12:31
Peradenya, Kandy
2h 46m
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09:45
Colombo Fort
12:31
Peradenya, Kandy
2h 46m
10:35
Colombo Fort
13:52
Kandy
3h 17m
10:35
Colombo Fort
13:52
Kandy
3h 17m
12:40
Colombo Fort
16:04
Kandy
3h 24m
15:35
Colombo Fort
18:06
Kandy
2h 31m
15:35
Colombo Fort
18:06
Kandy
2h 31m
16:05
Colombo Fort
18:57
Kandy
2h 52m
16:05
Colombo Fort
18:57
Kandy
2h 52m
17:45
Colombo Fort
20:55
Kandy
3h 10m

Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel Schedule

Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 14,355
Sri Lanka Railways 2nd Class Seat 05:55 – 08:47LKR 2,877
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 08:30 – 11:10LKR 3,475
Sri Lanka Railways First Class Seat 10:35 – 13:52LKR 3,475
Sri Lanka Railways Second Class Seat 12:40 – 16:04LKR 2,877
Sri Lanka Railways Observation class 15:35 – 18:06LKR 3,475

Popular Routes in Sri Lanka

How to get from Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel

When you want to get from Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Taxi ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about LKR 15,485. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 2,876.

How far is Colombo from Kandy Any Hotel?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel. Your trip will be a total of 73 miles (117 km). The flying distance is 61 miles (97 km).

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel?

The travel time from Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 5 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel?

The cost of the trip from Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sri Lanka Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as LKR 2,876 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as LKR 15,485.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel:

  • Train tickets - LKR 2,876 to LKR 3,475;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 12,649 to LKR 15,485.

How many trips per day are there between Colombo and Kandy Any Hotel?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 12 trains per day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Colombo to Kandy any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Colombo to Kandy. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as LKR 12,649.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Colombo to Kandy Any Hotel? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 99% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 1% decided to catch a taxi.