There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Pinnawala by plane, taxi, 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 Hatton  •  1 h 48 min

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

$38 - $214

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

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

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Pinnawala

$67 - $209

Taxi  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Pinnawala 95.9 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Pinnawala 95.9 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala is to drive which costs Rs. 1800 - Rs. 2700 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Pinnawala is to fly which costs Rs. 6000 - Rs. 35000 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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

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

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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
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
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 Katugastota to Pinnawala
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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