There are 5 ways to get from Colombo to Udawalawe National Park by bus, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 51 min

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

$20 - $27

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Udawalawe National Park 105.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Udawalawe National Park 105.7 miles

$12 - $19

Fly to Hatton, taxi  •  3 h 20 min

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

$62 - $244

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  4 h 33 min

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

$97 - $244

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Udawalawe National Park is to drive which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 3000 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Udawalawe National Park is to taxi which takes 2 h 52 min and costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 11000.

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The distance between Colombo and Udawalawe National Park is 127 km. The road distance is 169 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Colombo to Udawalawe National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka?

National Transport Commission operates a bus from Colombo to Udawalawe National Park 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
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
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Colombo to Udawalawe National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Colombo Taxi
Phone
+94 11 43 43 475
Website
colombotaxicabs.com

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