There are 3 ways to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Gampaha to Polgahawela Colombo Commuter / ...

$17 - $20

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 46.2 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 46.2 miles

$5 - $9

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The distance between Bandaranaike Int. Airport and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 57 km. The road distance is 73.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage without a car is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 74 km. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
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  • Distance: 35.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

What companies run services between Bandaranaike Int. Airport, Sri Lanka and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Gampaha to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Bandaranaike Int. Airport to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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