There are 6 ways to get from Colombo to Diyatalawa by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  6 h 26 min

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

$1 - $3

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Diyatalawa Express Train

$1 - $5

Taxi  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Diyatalawa 119 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Diyatalawa 119 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to Hatton, taxi  •  2 h 23 min

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

$50 - $229

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Diyatalawa

$66 - $209

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Diyatalawa is to bus which costs Rs. 220 - Rs. 470 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Diyatalawa is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 37000 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Diyatalawa is 123 km. The road distance is 190.5 km.

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The bus from Pettah CTB to Diyatalawa takes 6 h 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pettah CTB and arriving at Diyatalawa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Diyatalawa. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyatalawa is to bus which takes 6 h 26 min and costs Rs. 220 - Rs. 470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 240 - Rs. 800 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Diyatalawa.
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  • Distance: 77 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Diyatalawa, Uva, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Diyatalawa hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Diyatalawa 4 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Diyatalawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Diyatalawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $4
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Diyatalawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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