There are 7 ways to get from Colombo to Lunugala 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 54 min

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

$31 - $43

Cheapest option

Train  •  10 h 13 min

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

$23 - $31

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Lunugala 166.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Lunugala 166.8 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  3 h 6 min

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

$72 - $209

Fly to Hatton, taxi  •  3 h 14 min

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

$82 - $269

Fly to Batticaloa, taxi  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Batticaloa (BTC) DWO - BTC
  2. Take a taxi from Batticaloa to Lunugala

$72 - $274

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Lunugala is to drive which costs Rs. 3200 - Rs. 4700 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Lunugala is to fly and taxi which takes 3 h 6 min and costs Rs. 11000 - Rs. 34000.

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The distance between Colombo and Lunugala is 150 km. The road distance is 267 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Colombo to Lunugala, including transfers.

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Lunugala hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Lunugala 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $6 and the journey takes 9 h 32 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Batticaloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Badulla
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$4 - $6
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Bandarawela
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Lunugala
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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