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There are 5 ways to get from Anuradhapura to Padukka by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Anuradhapura to Gampaha Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Anuradhapura to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Anuradhapura to Padukka

Drive

  1. Drive from Anuradhapura to Padukka

Taxi, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Anuradhapura to Sigiriya
  2. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB)
  3. Take a taxi from Colombo to Padukka

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The cheapest way to get from Anuradhapura to Padukka is to bus which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 2500 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Anuradhapura to Padukka is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 49000 and takes 2h 40m.

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The distance between Anuradhapura and Padukka is 167 km. The road distance is 208.6 km.

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The best way to get from Anuradhapura to Padukka without a car is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3000.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Anuradhapura to Padukka, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Anuradhapura to Padukka is to train which takes 5h 10m and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 2500 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest flight from Sigiriya Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Anuradhapura to Padukka is 209 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Anuradhapura to Padukka.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Sigiriya Airport to Colombo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Anuradhapura to Padukka.
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  • Distance: 167.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka and Padukka, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Anuradhapura to Gampaha Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 350 - Rs. 550 and the journey takes 4h 34m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Anuradhapura to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost Rs. 220 - Rs. 300 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
Rs. 650 - Rs. 37000
Train operators
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Anuradhapura to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 220 - Rs. 300
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 220 - Rs. 300
Semi Lux
Rs. 350 - Rs. 430
AirCon
Rs. 470 - Rs. 550
Super Lux
Rs. 794
Other operators
Taxi from Anuradhapura to Padukka
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Estimated price
Rs. 20000 - Rs. 24000
SS Cabs
Phone
+ 94 71 16 73 673
Website
sscabservice.lk
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk
Derana
Phone
+ 94 27 49 76 060
Website
deranakandy.wordpress.com

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