There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Maskeliya by plane, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 9 min

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

$28 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

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

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Bus via Ratnapura  •  5 h 2 min

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

$31 - $42

Taxi  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Maskeliya 89.1 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Maskeliya 89.1 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Maskeliya is to fly which costs Rs. 4700 - Rs. 34000 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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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 4 h 45 min.

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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 which takes 5 h 2 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min 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 1 h 9 min and costs Rs. 4700 - Rs. 34000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7000 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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

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
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
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
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 Colombo to Maskeliya
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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