There are 6 ways to get from Colombo to Kuliyapitiya by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Dematagoda to Mirigama Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Mirigama to Kuliyapitiya

$11 - $15

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Train, taxi via Gampaha  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Maradana to Gampaha
  2. Take the train from Gampaha to Mirigama
  3. Take a taxi from Mirigama to Kuliyapitiya

$12 - $16

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station 187-E CMB to Colombo
  2. Take a taxi from Katunayake Bus Station to Kuliyapitiya

$18 - $22

Taxi  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Kuliyapitiya 52.9 miles

$25 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Kuliyapitiya 52.9 miles

$6 - $10

Fly  •  1 h 32 min

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

$37 - $225

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Kuliyapitiya is to drive which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1600 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Kuliyapitiya is to taxi which costs Rs. 4300 - Rs. 5500 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Kuliyapitiya is 64 km. The road distance is 84.6 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Kuliyapitiya without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 h 8 min and costs Rs. 1900 - Rs. 2600.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Colombo to Kuliyapitiya, including transfers.

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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 Kuliyapitiya is 85 km. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Colombo to Kuliyapitiya.

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

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There are 33+ hotels available in Kuliyapitiya. Prices start at $15 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 Rs. 550 - Rs. 700.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Kuliyapitiya.
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  • Distance: 39.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

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

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Colombo to Kuliyapitiya 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 Dematagoda to Mirigama
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Maradana to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Gampaha to Mirigama
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
Sri Lanka Transport Board - SLTB ICT
Phone
+942581120-29
Website
sltb.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Katunayake Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sltb.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Mirigama to Kuliyapitiya
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14

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