Kandy to Jaffna

Kandy to Jaffna

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Kandy to Jaffna Schedule

Kandy to Jaffna Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Sri Lanka Railways 2nd Class Seat 03:25 - 04:48$ 13.60
Sri Lanka Railways 2nd Class Seat 04:30 - 07:12$ 11
Sri Lanka Railway Second Class 07:09 - 14:37$ 5.74
Sri Lanka Railways Second Class Seat 10:40 - 14:05$ 11
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 13:03 - 15:27$ 15.12
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 15:53 - 18:57$ 15.12
Avro Travels VIP 32 22:00 - 09:10$ 10.85

Transportation from Kandy to Jaffna

How to get from Kandy to Jaffna

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

  • Bus
  • Train

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 Bus+train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus+Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 30.00. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 6.92.

How far is Kandy from Jaffna?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kandy to Jaffna. Your trip will be a total of 221 miles (355 km). The flying distance is 170 miles (273 km).

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

The travel time from Kandy to Jaffna can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 7 to 14 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Kandy to Jaffna varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sri Lanka Railway, Sri Lanka Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 6.92 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus+Train - a one-way Bus+Train ticket can cost as much as USD 30.00.

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

  • Train price: USD 7.00 - USD 26.00. From Kandy to Jaffna starting from 03:25 Kandy until 07:39 Kandy
  • Bus+Train price: USD 26.00 - USD 30.00. From Kandy to Jaffna starting from 03:25 Kandy until 03:25 Kandy
  • taxi+Train price: USD 79.00 - USD 164.00. From Kandy to Jaffna starting from 00:00 Kandy Transfer until 00:00 Kandy Transfer

How many trips per day are there between Kandy and Jaffna?

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

  • 20 by Train from Kandy to Jaffna starting from 03:25 Kandy until 07:39 Kandy

The most popular transport from Kandy to Jaffna

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kandy to Jaffna? 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:

  • 100% chosen taxi+Train