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There are 6 ways to get from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage by train, taxi, car or plane

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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 hour 24 minutes. Alternatively, SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 4 times a day.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Avg. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $200
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Avg. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Avg. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Dematagoda to Mirigama
Avg. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

How far is it from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage?

The distance between Colombo and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 72 km. The road distance is 89 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage?

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to drive which costs Rs. 1300 and takes 1 hour 35 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage?

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to fly which takes 1 hour 31 minutes and costs Rs. 17000.

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage?

It takes approximately 2 hours 44 minutes to get from Colombo to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, including transfers.