Last updated on February 17th, 2020 at 01:45 pm
COLOMBO TO KANDY BY TRAIN IN SRI LANKA TRAVEL REVIEW! I was in Sri Lanka a few years ago and back there this year again. And our group used Sri Lankan trains to travel around the country. By the way, Sri Lankan Train slows. But cheap and reliable. Also, I would say that among many other attractions in Sri Lanka, one of the best parts of my trip was to travel by train.
WHERE I DID CATCH THE FIRST TRAIN IN SRI LANKA
I landed in the western part of Sri Lanka, where the international airport is located. Then, I stayed in Negombo overnight. And the next day around 10 am, booked one of the electrical entirely eco-friendly taxi services in the area to Negombo station. So then, I purchased a train ticket to Colombo Fort, and I did buy Colombo to Kandy, Kandy, to Ella by train. My 3d class ticket was 1st clas.
Colombo to Kandy The Nature Beauty
You don’t impress around 20km from the Colombo station on your way to Kandy. Somehow, Kandy is the second-largest city surrounded by evergreen mountains. However, I guarantee that nature lovers and adventurest travelers would love the journey. Also, travelers can see some Sri Lankan Tea stats and rubber cultivation on your way to Kandy. The entire tour, you will probably spend gazing out of the window with the open mouth being continually amazed at how stunning nature out there is. Together with, Sri Lanka’s railway system is, in my eyes, a world miracle itself. Colombo – Travel Attractions – City Landmarks
How Long The Train From Colombo to Kandy?
The Kandy train is starting from Colombo fort central station, and most of the time, its departure from flatform located the far corner of your left hand. By the way, the train journey takes around 3 hours to reach to Peradeniya railway station (Kandy station). Kandy Travel Attractions.
How Far Is Colombo To Kandy?
Distance is around 120.737 Km by train from Colombo to Kandy city. In the meantime, If you fly from Colombo to Kandy is equal to 60KM. And if you are driving distance, it is similar to 116KM and a new road in place from the capital to Kandy. You can force an average of 100Km hour.
How Can I Book a Train In Sri Lanka?
Earlier, like I have mentioned early on this blog. Travelers can book Sri Lankan Railway tickets from most of the major train Stations.
Reserve Train Tickets in Person
Stations with Tourists Counter and Tourist Ticket availability. So, travelers can buy 1st, 2nd, and 3rd class Trans tickets from the below list.
- China Bay
- Colombo Fort( Can buy tour packages)
- Gal Oya
- Kalutara South
- Kandy (Can Buy Tour Packages)
- Nanu Oya
Sri Lankan Railway website doesn’t offer direct online booking. Therefore, all online reservations for tourists to the country with private companies. And I have found one company which can book your ticket, and the company representative will come and meet you at the airport. Well, look up my blog, Train in Sri Lanka and link will be there for you.
Sri Lankan Railway was introduced unique tourists to train like express, semi express, and intercity. Well, those coaches are fully air-conditioning, meal facilities included with a little bar. Seats are well comfortable with large observation windows are available. Wifi is also available. By the way, the service offers a combination of the private sector tourism of the country.
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