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

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Bus, taxi  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura 99 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Ratnapura to Deniyaya

$31 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 28 min

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

$27 - $35

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Deniyaya 98.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Deniyaya 98.8 miles

$12 - $18

Train, taxi  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Panadura Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Panadura to Deniyaya

$40 - $51

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  2. Take a taxi from Hatton to Deniyaya

$71 - $259

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Deniyaya is to drive which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 3000 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Deniyaya is to taxi which costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 10000 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Deniyaya is 102 km. The road distance is 158.1 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Deniyaya without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 58 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Colombo to Deniyaya, including transfers.

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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 Deniyaya is 158 km. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to drive from Colombo to Deniyaya.

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

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Deniyaya.
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  • Distance: 64 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Deniyaya hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h 48 min.

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 Panadura
Ave. Duration
50 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 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
Bus from Pettah CTB to Pelmadulla
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Ratnapura to Deniyaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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