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Train Tickets to Ella, Badulla or Nanuoya from Kandy (Blue Train)

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  • 3 to 7 hours (Approx.)
  • Offered in: English


Travel through Sri Lanka like a local—by train—to take in the sights on your journey. Departing from Kandy, the journey to Badulla (Ella) is considered one of the country's most scenic journeys, and departs twice per day to fit your schedule. If you choose Nanu Oya, the train departs in the afternoon. Second or third class tickets include reserved seats.
  • Private tour for your party only
  • Train tickets included
  • Travel by rail to enjoy the scenery
  • 2nd or 3rd class compartment seating

What's Included

  • All Fees and Taxes

    Departure & Return

    Departure Point

    • William Gopallawa Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
      We will hand over the tickets to you on the previous day. We can send them across to your hotel in Kandy or we can communicate and meet in Kandy and hand over the tickets. Train Departure Times : 8.47 am and 11.10 am Please check the ticket for your seat number, train number and departure time
    • 2040, Peradeniya Rd, Kandy, Sri Lanka
      Train leaves at 9.00 am starting from Peradeniya station (it's next to Kandy) and if you are given a ticket from 9.00 am train we offer you complimentary transfer service to Peradeniya station from your hotel.

    Return Details

    • Avissawella - Hatton - Nuwara Eliya Hwy, Nanuoya 22150, Sri Lanka
      This is the place to get down for the passengers those who want to go to Nuwaraeliya. Train reaches Nuwaraleiya station either at 12.38 pm or 3.15 pm depending on the train you took from Kandy Nuwaraeliya to Ella train times : 12.38 pm , 3.15 pm
    • Wellawaya-Ella-Kumbalwela Highway, Ella, Sri Lanka
      Train continues to go upto Badulla as it's the end of the journey. People who are planing to go to Ella should get down at this station. Train reaches Ella at 3.15 pm or 5.45 pm depending on the train you took from Kandy.
    • Badulla, Sri Lanka
      This is the last station of this train.

    What To Expect

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travellers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Operated by Mahaweli Tours and Holidays

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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    Product code: 51560P38