There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Giriulla by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Mirigama Colombo Commuter / ...

$8 - $11

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Giriulla 40.7 miles

$27 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Giriulla 40.7 miles

$4 - $8

Fly  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Colombo (CMB) DWO - CMB

$37 - $225

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The distance between Colombo and Giriulla is 54 km. The road distance is 65.2 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Giriulla without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Colombo to Giriulla, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Giriulla is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Giriulla is 65 km. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Colombo to Giriulla.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Colombo Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Giriulla. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Giriulla.
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  • Distance: 33.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Giriulla, North Western, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Giriulla hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Colombo to Giriulla 5 times a day.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $200
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Mirigama
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Giriulla
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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