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How to get fromChilaw to Embilipitiyaby bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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There are 6 ways to get from Chilaw to Embilipitiya by bus, train, taxi, car, or plane

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  1. Bus5h 45m

    1. Take the bus from Chilaw to Pettahbus
    2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Embilipitiyabus3-1 / ...

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  1. Drive3h 41m

    1. Drive from Chilaw to Embilipitiyacar148.3 mi

    $33–47

4 alternative options

  1. Train8h 2m

    1. Take the train from Chilaw to MaradanatrainPuttalam
    2. Take the train from Maradana to BeliattatrainColombo

    $47–69

  2. Taxi3h 41m

    1. Take the taxi from Chilaw to Embilipitiyataxi148.3 mi

    $120–150

  3. Taxi to Colombo, fly, bus5h 19m

    1. Take the taxi from Chilaw to Colombo (CMB)taxi
    2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO)planeCMB - DWO
    3. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Embilipitiyabus

    $439–920

  4. Bus, fly to Hatton, taxi5h 26m

    1. Take the bus from Chilaw to Peliyagodabus
    2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF)planeDWO - NUF
    3. Take the taxi from Hatton (NUF) to Embilipitiyataxi

Colombo (CMB) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) flights

Calendar7Weekly Planes
Duration15 minAverage Duration
Ticket$388Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

Map of how to get from Chilaw to Embilipitiya.ExpandLaunch map view
  • Distance: 203.2 mi
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Chilaw, Sri Lanka and Embilipitiya, Sri Lanka?

You can take a bus from Chilaw to Embilipitiya via Pettah and Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal in around 5h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chilaw to Embilipitiya via Maradana, Maradana, and Beliatta in around 8h 2m.

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