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There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Nittambuwa by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Veyangoda Colombo Commuter / ...

$1 - $4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Nittambuwa 25.4 miles

$12 - $15

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Nittambuwa 25.4 miles

$3 - $5

Fly  •  1 h

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Colombo (CMB) DWO - CMB

$28 - $214

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Nittambuwa is to train which costs Rs. 210 - Rs. 700 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Nittambuwa is to taxi which costs Rs. 2100 - Rs. 2600 and takes 42 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Nittambuwa is 36 km. The road distance is 40.6 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Nittambuwa without a car is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs Rs. 210 - Rs. 700.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Colombo to Nittambuwa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Nittambuwa is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs Rs. 210 - Rs. 700. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 4800 - Rs. 37000 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Colombo Airport is the direct flight which takes 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Nittambuwa is 41 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Colombo to Nittambuwa.

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

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There are 270+ hotels available in Nittambuwa. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Nittambuwa.
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  • Distance: 22.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Nittambuwa every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, Cinnamon Air flies from Colombo to Nittambuwa once daily.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $200
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Veyangoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Nittambuwa
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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

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