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There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Pallegama by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Aluthgama Colombo
  2. Take a taxi from Aluthgama to Pallegama

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Taxi  •  2h 39m

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Pallegama 167 km

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Bus, taxi via Balapitiya  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Balapitiya Colombo
  2. Take a taxi from Balapitiya to Pallegama

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Colombo to Pallegama 167 km

Fly, taxi  •  3h 50m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Pallegama is to drive which costs Rs. 4400 - Rs. 6500 and takes 2h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Pallegama is to taxi which costs Rs. 8000 - Rs. 10000 and takes 2h 39m.

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The distance between Colombo and Pallegama is 100 km. The road distance is 167 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Pallegama without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3h 56m and costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 14000.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Colombo to Pallegama, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Pallegama is 167 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Colombo to Pallegama.

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Pallegama. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs Rs. 650 - Rs. 800.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Pallegama.
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  • Distance: 100.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 56m

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Pallegama, Southern, Sri Lanka?

There is no direct connection from Colombo to Pallegama. However, you can take the bus to Aluthgama then take the taxi to Pallegama. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Balapitiya then take the taxi to Pallegama.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 39000 - Rs. 85000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 39000 - Rs. 85000
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Aluthgama
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 95 - Rs. 130
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 95 - Rs. 130
Semi Lux
Rs. 100 - Rs. 130
AirCon
Rs. 150 - Rs. 180
Super Lux
Rs. 275
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Balapitiya
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 110 - Rs. 150
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 110 - Rs. 150
Semi Lux
Rs. 130 - Rs. 170
AirCon
Rs. 190 - Rs. 230
Super Lux
Rs. 341
Other operators
Taxi from Aluthgama to Pallegama
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Estimated price
Rs. 10000 - Rs. 13000
Bentota Taxi
Phone
+94 71 39 09 573
Website
bentotataxi.com

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