There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Athurugiriya by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

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Line 99 bus, taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama 99 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Maharagama to Athurugiriya

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Athurugiriya 12.2 miles

$6 - $8

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Athurugiriya 12.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Colombo to Athurugiriya 12.2 miles

$5 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Athurugiriya is to drive which costs Rs. 230 - Rs. 340 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Athurugiriya is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1300.

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The distance between Colombo and Athurugiriya is 17 km. The road distance is 19 km.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Colombo to Athurugiriya, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Athurugiriya, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Colombo to Athurugiriya. However, you can take the line 99 bus to Maharagama then take the taxi to Athurugiriya. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Athurugiriya.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$1
Other operators
Uber Colombo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Colombo to Athurugiriya
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Signup at
uber.com
INTERCITY GO
$23
ZIP
$5 - $7
uberGO
$6 - $9
INTERCITY
$34
PREMIER
$8 - $11
Taxi from Maharagama to Athurugiriya
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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