There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Dikwella 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 11 min

  1. Long Distance / ...

$15 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. 32-1

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 16 min

  1. 108.1 miles

$85 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. 108.1 miles

$13 - $19

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 8 min

  1. DWO - NUF

$107 - $304

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Dikwella is 143 km. The road distance is 173 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Dikwella is to bus which costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2500 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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

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

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.

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 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 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Dikwella
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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