There are 6 ways to get from Colombo to Kekirawa 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.

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$6 - $10

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Bus, taxi  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Palavi 4-7 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Palavi to Kekirawa

$41 - $56

Taxi  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Kekirawa 107.3 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Kekirawa 107.3 miles

$13 - $19

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota, taxi  •  2 h 17 min

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

$51 - $189

Fly Colombo to Sigiriya  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU

$237 - $570

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Kekirawa is to train which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1800 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Kekirawa is to fly and taxi which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 32000 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Kekirawa is 148 km. The road distance is 171.7 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Kekirawa without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1800.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Colombo to Kekirawa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Kekirawa is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1800. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 39000 - Rs. 100000 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Kekirawa is 172 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Colombo to Kekirawa.

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

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There are 667+ hotels available in Kekirawa. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Kekirawa.
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  • Distance: 92.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Kekirawa, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Kekirawa once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Colombo to Kekirawa twice daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Kekirawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Palavi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Palavi to Kekirawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Casons Rent-A-Car
Phone
+94 11 4 405070
Website
casonscar.com

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