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There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Dikwella by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Matara Colombo - Matara

$11 - $16

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Bus  •  5h 30m

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

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 16m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Dikwella 108.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Dikwella 108.1 miles

$13 - $19

Fly, taxi  •  4h 8m

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

$101 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Dikwella is to train which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2800 and takes 4h 9m.

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

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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 4h 9m and costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2800.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m 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 4h 9m and costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 1700 - Rs. 2600 and takes 5h 30m.

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

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

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport.

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There are 827+ 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: 4h 9m

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 3h 47m. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Dikwella every 2 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Matara
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
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
5h 10m
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
2h 16m
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 700.

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