There are 6 ways to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park by plane, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Colombo to Hambantota  •  1 h 52 min

  1. CMB - HRI

$246 - $722

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. 99 / ...

$21 - $28

4 alternative options

Fly Colombo to Diyawanna Oya, taxi  •  2 h 59 min

  1. CMB - DWO

$70 - $284

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

  1. DWO - NUF

$62 - $245

Taxi  •  3 h 10 min

  1. 125.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. 125.4 miles

$15 - $22

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

Flydubai flies from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park 4 times a week. 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
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $220
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
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
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Diyawanna Oya to Udawalawe National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo Airport (CMB) and Udawalawe National Park is 136 km. The road distance is 201 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 2400 - Rs. 3500 and takes 3 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park is to fly which takes 1 h 52 min and costs Rs. 38000 - Rs. 120000.

It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Colombo Airport (CMB) to Udawalawe National Park, including transfers.