Nuwara Eliya to Kandy

Nuwara Eliya to Kandy

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09:22
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
3h 16m ride in train #1016, First Class seat
5.0
12:38
Kandy
12:02
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
4h 3m ride in train #1006
4.0+
16:05
Kandy
Refundable Fastest
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Nuwara Eliya
2h 30m taxi ride
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Kandy Any Hotel

From Nanu Oya to Kandy by train

09:22
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
3h 16m ride in train #1016, First Class seat
5.0
12:38
Kandy
12:02
Nanu Oya, Nuwara Eliya
4h 3m ride in train #1006
4.0+
16:05
Kandy

From Nuwara Eliya to Kandy by taxi

Refundable Fastest
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Nuwara Eliya
2h 30m taxi ride
--:--
Kandy Any Hotel

Nuwara Eliya to Kandy Schedule

Nuwara Eliya to Kandy Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 9,845
Avro Travels and Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 30,140
Lakpura Comfort Any timeLKR 4,908
Viceroy II by 12Go VIP AC 13:50 - 17:58LKR 4,570
Viceroy II by 12Go VIP AC 14:35 - 18:15LKR 4,570

Transportation from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy

Nuwara Eliya to Kandy destination reviews

NE
train #Viceroy II #1008 VIP AC, ViceRoy II by 12Go, Mar 16, 2020
If you want peace and quiet and to feel relaxed on your journey, then this is the train for you.
ZR
train #Viceroy II #1008 VIP AC, ViceRoy II by 12Go, Mar 15, 2020
Windows are too small.
JZ
train #Viceroy II #1008 VIP AC, ViceRoy II by 12Go, Dec 13, 2019
Nice view from the train. Great landscape. Good service. Unfortunately the air conditioning was very strong, so I had a cold afterwards. Train arrived with 2 hours delay.
3.9
18 customer reviews
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55%
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3
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2
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How to get from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy

When you want to get from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy, 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 Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train 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 30,018. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as LKR 2,996.

How far is Nuwara Eliya from Kandy?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy. Your trip will be a total of 33 miles (53 km). The flying distance is 26 miles (41 km).

How long does it take to get from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy?

The travel time from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 5 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy?

The cost of the trip from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy 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 2,996 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 30,018.

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

  • Train tickets - LKR 2,965 to LKR 4,447;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from LKR 4,632 to LKR 30,018.

How many trips per day are there between Nuwara Eliya and Kandy?

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Nuwara Eliya 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 Nuwara Eliya 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 4,632.

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 Nuwara Eliya to Kandy

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Nuwara Eliya 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% users enjoyed a train ride.