Ella to Kandy

Ella to Kandy

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Recommended

Instant Refundable Fastest
00:00
HRI Mattala Rajapaksa Airport, Hambantota
2h journey in Flight+Taxi. All connections guaranteed
02:00
Kandy Any Hotel
LKR 24,938 per adult

From Ella to Kandy by train

eTicket Refundable Cheapest
11:57
Ella
6h 18m ride in train #Viceroy II #1008, VIP AC
4.3
18:15
Peradeniya, Kandy
LKR 6,635 per adult
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From Mattala Rajapaksa Airport to Kandy by Flight and Taxi

Instant Refundable Fastest
00:00
HRI Mattala Rajapaksa Airport, Hambantota
2h journey in Flight+Taxi. All connections guaranteed
02:00
Kandy Any Hotel
LKR 24,938 per adult
Instant Refundable Fastest
00:00
HRI Mattala Rajapaksa Airport, Hambantota
2h journey in Flight+Taxi. All connections guaranteed
02:00
Kandy Any Hotel
LKR 27,577 per adult
Instant Refundable Fastest
00:00
HRI Mattala Rajapaksa Airport, Hambantota
2h journey in Flight+Taxi. All connections guaranteed
02:00
Kandy Any Hotel
LKR 30,412 per adult

From Ella to Kandy by Taxi

Refundable
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Ella
3h 45m taxi ride in Comfort
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Kandy Any Hotel
LKR 16,220 vehicle, all incl
Refundable
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Ella
4h taxi ride in Van 8pax
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Kandy Any Hotel
LKR 18,450 vehicle, all incl
Instant
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Ella
4h taxi ride in Comfort
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Kandy Any Hotel
LKR 37,714 vehicle, all incl

Ella to Kandy Schedule

Ella to Kandy Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Lakpura Comfort Any timeLKR 24,958
Avro Travels and Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 37,745
Stef Lanka Tours Comfort Any timeLKR 16,233
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 06:40 - 12:38LKR 3,536
Sri Lanka Railways 1st Class Seat 09:24 - 15:51LKR 3,536
Viceroy II by 12Go VIP AC 11:57 - 18:15LKR 6,641

Transportation from Ella to Kandy

  • Trains
    LKR 2,520
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

How to get from Ella to Kandy

Travelling between Ella and Kandy is possible by Flight, train and taxi. Flight+taxi guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you LKR 30,412 if you go by flight+taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere LKR 2,520.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 6 hours to travel between Ella and Kandy depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight+taxi is the fastest way to travel between Ella and Kandy. Flight+taxi will bring you to your destination in 2h. Train does a much slower job and take about 5h 39m to reach Kandy.

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

Travelling between Ella and Kandy can be as cheap as LKR 2,520 if you opt for a Sri Lanka Railways train and as expensive as LKR 30,412 if you buy a Lakpura flight+taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

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

  • 6 from Ella to Kandy starting from 07:43 Haputale until 12:58 Haputale
  • 3 by flight+taxi from Ella to Kandy starting from 00:00 Mattala Rajapaksa Airport until 00:00 Mattala Rajapaksa Airport

3 from Ella to Kandy starting from 00:00 Ella until 00:00 Ella

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Ella to Kandy.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Taxi

Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Ella and Kandy

Avro Travels and Tours, Stef Lanka Tours

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Ella to Kandy?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% took a train