There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Avissawella by train, 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

Train, taxi  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Colombo Commuter / ...

$16 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. 18-6 / ...

$1

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. 30.1 miles

$16 - $19

Drive  •  50 min

  1. 30.1 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Avissawella is 40 km. The road distance is 48 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Avissawella is to bus which costs Rs. 90 - Rs. 120 and takes 1 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Avissawella is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs Rs. 2500 - Rs. 3000.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pettah CTB and arriving at Avissawella. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Colombo to Avissawella, including transfers.

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Avissawella every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Ganemulla
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Ganemulla to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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