There are 4 ways to get from Colombo to Pinnawala by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF

$36 - $213

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Pelmadulla 99 / ...

$14 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Pinnawala 95.9 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Pinnawala 95.9 miles

$11 - $17

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The distance between Colombo and Pinnawala is 94 km. The road distance is 153.5 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Colombo to Pinnawala, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala is to fly which takes 1 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 35 min.

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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 Pinnawala is 153 km. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Colombo to Pinnawala.

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

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There are 141+ hotels available in Pinnawala. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Pinnawala.
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  • Distance: 58.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Pinnawala, Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka?

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Colombo to Pinnawala twice daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Pinnawala hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 h 48 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Pelmadulla
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Pinnawala
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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