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There are 3 ways to get from Colombo to Avissawella by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Nittambuwa Colombo
  2. Take a taxi from Nittambuwa to Avissawella

Rs. 1774 - Rs. 2196

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Avissawella 47.7 km

Rs. 4400 - Rs. 5500

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Avissawella 47.7 km

Rs. 700 - Rs. 1100

Colombo → Avissawella
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Avissawella is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Avissawella is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Avissawella is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1912.

Last updated: 8 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Avissawella is to drive which costs Rs. 700 - Rs. 1100 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Avissawella is to taxi which costs Rs. 4400 - Rs. 5500 and takes 51 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Avissawella is 40 km. The road distance is 47.7 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Avissawella without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1h 44m and costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2200.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from Colombo to Avissawella, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Avissawella is 48 km. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Colombo to Avissawella.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Avissawella. Prices start at Rs. 17500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Avissawella.
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  • Distance: 40.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 44m

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

There is no direct connection from Colombo to Avissawella. However, you can take the bus to Nittambuwa then take the taxi to Avissawella. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Avissawella.

Bus operators
National Transport Commission
+94 011-2587372
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Nittambuwa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 70 - Rs. 100
Schedules at
Rs. 70 - Rs. 100
Semi Lux
Rs. 65 - Rs. 80
Rs. 100 - Rs. 120
Super Lux
Rs. 192
Other operators
Taxi from Nittambuwa to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2100
Kandy Meter Taxi
+94 81 49 55 655

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