There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Dikwella by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 11 min

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

$14 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

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

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Dikwella 108.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Dikwella 108.1 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Dikwella is to bus which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2500 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Dikwella is to taxi which costs Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Dikwella is 143 km. The road distance is 172.9 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Dikwella without a car is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Colombo to Dikwella, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Dikwella is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2500 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Dikwella is 173 km. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Colombo to Dikwella.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Dikwella. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Dikwella.
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  • Distance: 89.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Dikwella, Southern, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Dikwella 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 Dikwella every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

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 Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Dikwella
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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