There are 6 ways to get from Colombo to Dalhousie by plane, bus, taxi, car or train

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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Fly  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF

$33 - $209

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Bus, taxi  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella 99 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Avissawella to Dalhousie

$31 - $41

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Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura 99 / ...

$36 - $47

Taxi  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Dalhousie 93.7 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Dalhousie 93.7 miles

$11 - $17

Train, taxi  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Veyangoda Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Veyangoda to Dalhousie

$35 - $46

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Dalhousie is 75 km. The road distance is 149.9 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Dalhousie without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Colombo to Dalhousie, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Dalhousie is to fly which takes 1 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Dalhousie is 150 km. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to drive from Colombo to Dalhousie.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport.

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There are 174+ hotels available in Dalhousie. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Dalhousie.
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  • Distance: 46.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Colombo to Dalhousie twice daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Dalhousie hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Veyangoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Avissawella to Dalhousie
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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