Negombo to Kandy

Negombo to Kandy


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Transportation from Negombo to Kandy

  • Taxis
    LKR 11,998
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable

Negombo to Kandy Destination Reviews

taxi Comfort, Avro Travels and Tours, Jan 12, 2019
Our driver was excellent. He offered amazing insight during the trip and made the ride very comfortable. We had so much fun with him.
1 customer reviews

How to get from Negombo to Kandy

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

  • Van
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Van 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 30,288. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a taxi as a taxi ticket costs as low as LKR 12,065.

How far is Negombo from Kandy?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Negombo to Kandy. Your trip will be a total of 72 miles (115 km). The flying distance is 55 miles (88 km).

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

The travel time from Negombo to Kandy can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 9 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Negombo to Kandy varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Stef Lanka Tours: travelling by taxi expect to pay as low as LKR 12,065 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 30,288.

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

  • Van price : LKR 13,967 - LKR 13,967;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 11,971 to LKR 30,328.

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

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

  • Vans from Negombo to Kandy depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Negombo 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 11,971.

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


A shared van is another means of transport for traveling from Negombo to Kandy. As far as travel time is concerned, it’s basically equal to a taxi ride, while price-wise it’s way more affordable. The majority of tourists book a van online in advance.

Sometimes, when trains or buses aren’t available, a van is your only way to get from Negombo to Kandy.

Things to remember: while traveling by van, you might not have as much space for luggage as you would on a train or a plane. It’s a good idea to pack only the most useful things for a van trip and put them in a backpack that will be easy to carry around.

The most popular transport from Negombo to Kandy

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Negombo to Kandy? 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% decided to catch a taxi.