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. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Ganemulla Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Ganemulla to Avissawella

$16 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella 18-6 / ...

$1

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Avissawella 30.1 miles

$15 - $19

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Avissawella 30.1 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Colombo and Avissawella is 40 km. The road distance is 48.2 km.

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

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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.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Avissawella.
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  • Distance: 25.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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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