There are 6 ways to get from Colombo to Piliyandala by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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

Line 99 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Pettah CTB to Maharagama 99 / ...

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Ratmalana Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Ratmalana to Piliyandala

$3 - $4

4 alternative options

Train  •  46 min

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

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Piliyandala 12 miles

$6 - $8

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Piliyandala 12 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Colombo to Piliyandala 12 miles

$5 - $7

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Piliyandala hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Piliyandala every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Ratmalana
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Colombo Fort to Moratuwa
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Pettah CTB to Maharagama
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$1
Other operators
Uber Colombo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Colombo to Piliyandala
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Signup at
uber.com
uberGalle
$14 - $18
uberZIP
$5 - $7
uberGO
$6 - $8
uberX
$8 - $10
Taxi from Ratmalana to Piliyandala
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colombo to Piliyandala?

The distance between Colombo and Piliyandala is 17 km. The road distance is 19 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Piliyandala is to drive which costs Rs. 220 - Rs. 330 and takes 20 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Piliyandala is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1300.

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

It takes approximately 35 min to get from Colombo to Piliyandala, including transfers.