There are 7 ways to get from Colombo to Minneriya National Park by taxi, train, car or plane

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What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Minneriya National Park, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Minneriya National Park once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 5 h 11 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Colombo to Minneriya National Park twice daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Avg. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Avg. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Habarana
Avg. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$3 - $5
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
2 h 16 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colombo to Minneriya National Park?

The distance between Colombo and Minneriya National Park is 160 km. The road distance is 209 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Colombo to Minneriya National Park?

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Minneriya National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 3000 and takes 3 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Colombo to Minneriya National Park?

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Minneriya National Park is to fly and taxi which takes 2 h 52 min and costs Rs. 22000.

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Minneriya National Park?

It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Colombo to Minneriya National Park, including transfers.