There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Dickwella Airport (DIW) by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa Long Distance / ...

$18 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle Bus Station 32-1

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Dickwella Airport (DIW) 112.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Dickwella Airport (DIW) 112.4 miles

$13 - $20

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 11 min

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

$107 - $304

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Dickwella Airport (DIW) is 143 km. The road distance is 180 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Dickwella Airport (DIW) is to bus which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1600 and takes 6 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Dickwella Airport (DIW) is to taxi which takes 2 h 26 min and costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000.

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Colombo to Dickwella Airport (DIW), including transfers.

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Dickwella Airport (DIW), Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Dickwella Airport (DIW) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Dickwella Airport (DIW) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 6 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 Kamburugamuwa
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Tangalle Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Dickwella Airport (DIW)
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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