Directions from Colombo to Maskeliya

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  •  1 h 9 min

  1. DWO - NUF

$30 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  2 h 13 min

  1. DWO - KDZ

$57 - $194

Bus via Ratnapura  •  5 h 2 min

  1. 99 / ...

$36 - $47

Taxi  •  2 h 20 min

  1. 89.1 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. 89.1 miles

$10 - $16

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

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Colombo to Maskeliya twice daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Maskeliya hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h.

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
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Maskeliya
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Katugastota to Maskeliya
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Maskeliya is 81 km. The road distance is 143 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Maskeliya is to bus which costs Rs. 160 - Rs. 220 and takes 4 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Maskeliya is to fly which takes 1 h 9 min and costs Rs. 4600 - Rs. 33000.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and arriving at Maskeliya. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Colombo to Maskeliya, including transfers.