From Kandy to Badulla by Trains

Sri Lanka Railways
7h 19m ride in train #1005
Sri Lanka Railways
7h 12m ride in train #1015

From Peradenya to Badulla by Trains

Sri Lanka Railways
Peradenya, Kandy
6h 46m ride in train #1007, Observation class

Kandy to Badulla Schedule

Kandy to Badulla Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 08:47 - 16:06LKR 3,636
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 11:10 - 18:22LKR 3,439
Sri Lanka Railways Observation class 12:31 - 19:17LKR 3,636

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How to get from Kandy to Badulla?

When you want to get from Kandy to Badulla, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Train

How far is Kandy from Badulla?

The overland distance from Kandy to Badulla is 228 miles (366 km).
The flying distance is 37 miles (58 km).

How long does it take to get from Kandy to Badulla?

The travel time from Kandy to Badulla takes 8 hours in media.

How much does it cost to get from Kandy to Badulla?

To get from Kandy to Badulla prepare to shell out about LKR 2,468 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Kandy to Badulla?

Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 5 departures a day.

Useful tips for travel from Kandy to Badulla

While train is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.


Things to remember before buying your 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 are in for a premium experience, opt for a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi and a choice of snacks and drinks.

Do many travellers take train from Kandy to Badulla?

Up to now, 3094 booked train tickets from Kandy to Badulla through our service. You can check reviews above.