Trains

Sri Lanka offers one of the most scenic train journeys in the world which passes through hills, tea plantations and villages with breathtaking views along the way allowing you to get an authentic experience. The most famous train journey is from Kandy to Ella or Vice Versa.

Popular Train Routes

  • Kandy / Peradeniya Ella (6.5 to 7 hours)
  • Kandy / Peradeniya Nanu Oya (3.5 to 4 hours)
  • Nanu Oya Ella (2.5 to 3 hours)

Train Ticket Information

Train Tickets are issued 30 days prior to the date of the train ride. Passport Number of the passenger is required at the time of booking and once booked cancellations/refunds or amendments to the date, time and train class cannot be made. Please note we can only book train tickets for maximum of 5 persons and Train Tickets are Strictly Subject to Availability.

Available Train Classes & Costs

  • First Class : Air Conditioned : USD 15 per person
  • Observation Class : Non AC : USD 12 per person
  • Second Class : Non AC : USD 10 per person
  • Third Class : Non AC : USD 8 per person

Book with us for 7 or more nights and get Second Class or Third Class Train Tickets FREE

(Maximum upto 5 persons)

(Train Tickets are strictly subject to availability)


Train Times

    From Kandy to Nanu Oya / Ella

    • 08.47am
    • 11.10am

    From Peradeniya to Nanu Oya / Ella

    • 12.30pm (Observation Class only)

    From Nanu Oya to Ella

    • 09.10am (Observation Class only)
    • 12.40pm
    • 2.50pm
    • 3.50pm (Observation Class only)

    From Ella to Nanu Oya / Kandy

    • 06.40am
    • 09.24am

    From Ella to Nanu Oya / Peradeniya

    • 11.57am (Observation Class only)

    From Nanu Oya to Kandy

    • 09.22am
    • 12.02pm

    From Nanu Oya to Peradeniya

    • 2.47pm (Observation Class only)

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