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There are 7 ways to get from Colombo to Talawakele by plane, taxi, bus, train 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.

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Fly to Hatton  •  1 h 7 min

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

$33 - $209

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Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Talawakele Express Train

$1 - $4

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Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  2 h 2 min

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

$46 - $184

Bus  •  6 h 24 min

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

$31 - $43

Train via Mirigama  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Mirigama Colombo Commuter / ...
  2. Take the train from Mirigama to Talawakele Express Train

$1 - $4

Taxi  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Talawakele 88.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Talawakele 88.8 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Talawakele is to train which costs Rs. 180 - Rs. 600 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Talawakele is to fly which costs Rs. 5500 - Rs. 36000 and takes 1 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Talawakele. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Talawakele is 90 km. The road distance is 142.1 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Talawakele without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Colombo to Talawakele, including transfers.

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Colombo to Talawakele train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Colombo Fort station.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Talawakele is to fly which takes 1 h 7 min and costs Rs. 5500 - Rs. 36000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 5000 - Rs. 7500 and takes 6 h 24 min, you could also train, which costs Rs. 180 - Rs. 600 and takes 5 h 47 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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Colombo to Talawakele train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Talawakele station.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Talawakele.
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  • Distance: 56.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Colombo to Talawakele twice daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Talawakele hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 4 h 41 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
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Talawakele
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Colombo Fort to Mirigama
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Mirigama to Talawakele
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Balangoda
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Katugastota to Talawakele
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Talawakele is 142 km. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Colombo to Talawakele.

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

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There are 798+ hotels available in Talawakele. Prices start at $19 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 Rs. 550 - Rs. 700.

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Trips to Talawakele