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There are 4 ways to get from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Aluthgama to Colombo Fort Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Polgahawela Colombo Commuter / ...

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 13m

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 93.2 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 93.2 miles

$11 - $17

Taxi, fly  •  2h 17m

  1. Take a taxi from Bentota to Diyawanna Oya
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$66 - $204

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to drive which costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2800 and takes 2h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is to taxi which costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 14000 and takes 2h 13m.

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The distance between Bentota and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 106 km. The road distance is 149 km.

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The best way to get from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage without a car is to train which takes 4h 37m and costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2700.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is 149 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 169+ hotels available in Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
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  • Distance: 66.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

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

You can take a train from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage via Colombo Fort and Polgahawela in around 4h 37m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Aluthgama to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Colombo Fort to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
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 from Bentota to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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