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There are 9 ways to get from Colombo to Tissamaharama by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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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Train, taxi  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa Long Distance / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Kamburugamuwa to Tissamaharama

$51 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama 32

$6 - $10

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Taxi  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Tissamaharama 137.8 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Tissamaharama 137.8 miles

$16 - $25

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Hatton, taxi  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF
  2. Take a taxi from Hatton to Tissamaharama

$71 - $259

Fly Colombo to Hambantota  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Hambantota (HRI) CMB - HRI

$242 - $764

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota, taxi  •  4 h 35 min

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

$101 - $254

Train to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Palle Talavinna
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI

$232 - $765

Bus, taxi to Hatton, fly to Hambantota  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella
  2. Take a taxi from Avissawella to Hatton
  3. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Hambantota (HRI) NUF - HRI

$386 - $593

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Tissamaharama is to bus which costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1800 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Tissamaharama is to fly which costs Rs. 41000 - Rs. 140000 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Tissamaharama is 175 km. The road distance is 220.5 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Tissamaharama without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 43 min and costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 12000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Colombo to Tissamaharama, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Tissamaharama is to bus which takes 8 h 17 min and costs Rs. 1100 - Rs. 1800. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs Rs. 41000 - Rs. 140000 and takes 3 h 31 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 Tissamaharama is 221 km. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Colombo to Tissamaharama.

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

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There are 436+ hotels available in Tissamaharama. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Tissamaharama.
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  • Distance: 109.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Tissamaharama every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 8 h. Alternatively, SriLankan Airlines flies from Colombo to Tissamaharama once daily.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Flights from Colombo to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Hatton to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
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
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Kamburugamuwa
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Train from Colombo Fort to Palle Talavinna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Kataragama
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Kamburugamuwa to Tissamaharama
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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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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