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There are 5 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Fly Colombo to Hambantota  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hambantota (HRI) CMB - HRI

$248 - $725

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Bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Balangoda 99 / ...

$23 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus to Diyawanna Oya, fly to Hatton, taxi  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  3. Take a taxi from Hatton to Udawalawe National Park

$62 - $245

Taxi  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park 132.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park 132.5 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 2700 - Rs. 4000 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park is to fly which costs Rs. 42000 - Rs. 130000 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Udawalawe National Park is 129 km. The road distance is 212 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 24 min and costs Rs. 3900 - Rs. 5500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park is to fly which takes 2 h 23 min and costs Rs. 42000 - Rs. 130000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 3900 - Rs. 5500 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park is 212 km. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park.

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SriLankan Airlines offers flights from Colombo Airport to Hambantota Airport.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Udawalawe National Park. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park.
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  • Distance: 80.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

What companies run services between Colombo Airport (CMB), Sri Lanka and Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka?

SriLankan Airlines flies from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park once daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 4 h 41 min.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Bus operators
Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT
Phone
+942581120-29
Website
sltb.lk
Bus from Katunayake Airport Bus Station to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sltb.lk
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Balangoda
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Hatton to Udawalawe National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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