There are 7 ways to get from Colombo to Lindula by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Hatton, taxi  •  1 h 10 min

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

$37 - $212

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$7 - $12

5 alternative options

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  2 h 6 min

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

$52 - $194

Train via Kotagala  •  5 h 11 min

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

$12 - $16

Bus  •  6 h 28 min

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

$36 - $53

Taxi  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Lindula 91.3 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Lindula 91.3 miles

$11 - $16

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Lindula 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Lindula hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 4 h 41 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 Kotagala
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Colombo Fort to Talawakele
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Balangoda
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Hatton to Lindula
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colombo to Lindula?

The distance between Colombo and Lindula is 93 km. The road distance is 146 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Colombo to Lindula?

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Lindula is to train which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1900 and takes 5 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Colombo to Lindula?

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Lindula is to fly and taxi which takes 1 h 10 min and costs Rs. 5500 - Rs. 34000.

How long does it take to get from Colombo to Lindula?

It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Colombo to Lindula, including transfers.