There are 6 ways to get from Colombo to Pallekele by plane, taxi, train, bus 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 to Katugastota  •  54 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$26 - $156

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kandy A.C. - Intercity / ...

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Fly to Hatton, taxi  •  2 h 7 min

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

$57 - $239

Bus, taxi  •  3 h 50 min

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

$46 - $56

Taxi  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Pallekele 79.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Pallekele 79.4 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Pallekele is to drive which costs Rs. 1500 - Rs. 2300 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Pallekele is to fly which costs Rs. 4000 - Rs. 25000 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Pallekele is 101 km. The road distance is 127.1 km.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Colombo to Pallekele, including transfers.

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

SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air fly from Colombo to Pallekele 4 times a day. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Pallekele every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min.

Airlines
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 Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
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 Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Kandy
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
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 Hatton to Pallekele
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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