There are 8 ways to get from Colombo to Mawanella by train, bus, 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

Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Dematagoda to Mirigama Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take the train from Mirigama to Polgahawela Colombo Commuter / ...

$15 - $20

7 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Maharagama to Avissawella 99 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Avissawella to Mawanella

$31 - $41

Train via Gampaha  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Maradana to Gampaha
  2. Take the train from Gampaha to Mirigama
  3. Take the train from Mirigama to Polgahawela

$16 - $21

Taxi  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Mawanella 57.4 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Mawanella 57.4 miles

$6 - $10

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  1 h 15 min

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

$34 - $165

Fly to Colombo, taxi  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Colombo (CMB) DWO - CMB
  2. Take a taxi from Colombo to Mawanella

$56 - $249

Fly to Hatton, taxi  •  2 h 9 min

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

$57 - $239

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

You can take a train from Colombo to Mawanella via Mirigama and Polgahawela in around 2 h 48 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 Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $200
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 Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $340
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Dematagoda to Mirigama
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $2
Train from Mirigama to Polgahawela
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Maradana to Gampaha
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Gampaha to Mirigama
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Maharagama to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Avissawella to Mawanella
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colombo to Mawanella?

The distance between Colombo and Mawanella is 75 km. The road distance is 92 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Mawanella is to drive which costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1600 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Mawanella is to fly and taxi which takes 1 h 15 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 26000.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Colombo to Mawanella, including transfers.