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How long to drive from Mirissa to Kandy?

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How long to drive from Mirissa to Kandy?

Can anyone tell me approximantely how long it will take our driver + small van to drive from Mirissa to Kandy? We don't need to go via the hills/tea area as we plan to go there on our way to Yala after Kandy. We checked with Google maps & they suggest the best route would be on A17 from Mirissa via Kuruwita A4, Ruwanwella A21, Karandana A1 to Kandy. How long would this route take?

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1. Re: How long to drive from Mirissa to Kandy?

The best route would be Mirissa- Galle-Kalutara (A2)- Bandaragama-Horana- Hanwella(A4)- Pasyala (A1)-Kandy and this would take round about 6 hours without any distractions or specific traffic jams.

But if you are travelling early or very late the road via Colombo would also be OK.

A 17 is a no no if you are not into sightseeing and want to travel quickly.

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2. Re: How long to drive from Mirissa to Kandy?

Thanks for the advice :-)

3. Re: How long to drive from Mirissa to Kandy?

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