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  •  46 min

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

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

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

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Piliyandala is to drive which costs Rs. 230 - Rs. 340 and takes 20 min.

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

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The distance between Colombo and Piliyandala is 17 km. The road distance is 19.2 km.

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

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The best way to get from Colombo to Piliyandala without a car is to line 99 bus which takes 35 min and costs Rs. 500 - Rs. 750.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Piliyandala.
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  • Distance: 10.4 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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
INTERCITY GO
$12
INTERCITY
$16 - $20
Budget Non Bag
$5 - $7
Zip
$5 - $7
HIRE GO
$5 - $7
Budget Bag
$6 - $8
UberGo
$5 - $8
Premium Bag
$7 - $10
2hr HIRE
$7 - $10
Premier
$7 - $9
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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