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From Kandy to Ella by train

08:47
Kandy
15:14
Ella
6h 27m
08:47
Kandy
15:14
Ella
6h 27m
11:10
Kandy
17:11
Ella
6h 1m
11:10
Kandy
17:11
Ella
6h 1m

From Peradenya to Ella by train

12:31
Peradenya, Kandy
18:23
Ella
5h 52m
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12:31
Peradenya, Kandy
18:23
Ella
5h 52m
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From Kandy to Ella by bus

08:00
Kandy
13:10
Ella
5h 10m
Instant 
08:00
Kandy
13:10
Ella
5h 10m
Instant 

From Kandy Any Hotel to Ella by taxi

Any
Kandy Any Hotel
Time
Ella
4h
Instant 
  vehicle, all incl
Any
Kandy Any Hotel
Time
Ella
3h 45m
Refund 
  vehicle, all incl
Any
Kandy Any Hotel
Time
Ella
4h
Refund 
  vehicle, all incl

Kandy to Ella Schedule

Kandy to Ella Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Avro Travels and Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 37,185
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 13,993
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 08:47 – 15:14LKR 3,484
Browns Tours Local 08:00 – 13:10LKR 3,635
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 11:10 – 17:11LKR 3,484
Sri Lanka Railways Observation class 12:31 – 18:23LKR 3,684

Popular Routes in Sri Lanka

How to get from Kandy to Ella?

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

  • Train

How far is Kandy from Ella?

The overland distance from Kandy to Ella is 75 miles (120 km).
The flying distance is 43 miles (68 km).

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

The travel time from Kandy to Ella takes 6 hours in media.

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

To get from Kandy to Ella prepare to shell out about LKR 2,484 for your ticket.

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

Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 5 departures a day.
Buses from Kandy to Ella ride 1 times a day.
Taxi is always an attractive option as you can book a cab to take you from Kandy to Ella any time of the day.

Useful tips for travel from Kandy to Ella

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

Buses

Things to remember before buying your bus ticket:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Do many travellers take train from Kandy to Ella?

Up to now, 591 booked train tickets from Kandy to Ella through our service. You can check reviews above.