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There are 8 ways to get from Colombo to Maskeliya by plane, taxi, bus, car or train

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Fly to Hatton  •  1h 9m

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF

$28 - $203

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Bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Maskeliya

$1 - $2

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Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  2h 13m

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

$51 - $189

Bus, taxi  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella 99 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Avissawella to Maskeliya

$29 - $36

Bus via Ratnapura  •  5h 2m

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

$31 - $42

Taxi  •  2h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Maskeliya 89.1 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Maskeliya 89.1 miles

$10 - $16

Train, taxi  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Veyangoda Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Veyangoda to Maskeliya

$35 - $46

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

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Maskeliya is to fly which costs Rs. 4800 - Rs. 35000 and takes 1h 9m.

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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 4h 45m.

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The distance between Colombo and Maskeliya is 81 km. The road distance is 142.6 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Maskeliya without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3h 10m and costs Rs. 4900 - Rs. 6500.

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

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Colombo to Maskeliya bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Maskeliya is to fly which takes 1h 9m and costs Rs. 4800 - Rs. 35000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7500 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Colombo to Maskeliya bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Maskeliya station.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Maskeliya.
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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

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

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

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Veyangoda
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Bus from Pettah CTB to Ratnapura
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Maskeliya
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Katugastota to Maskeliya
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Maskeliya is 143 km. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Colombo to Maskeliya.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Maskeliya. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 700.

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