There are 7 ways to get from Colombo to Welimada by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly to Hatton  •  1 h 56 min

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

$50 - $229

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Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Welimada 99-10

$1 - $3

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Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  2 h 31 min

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

$56 - $199

Train  •  6 h 39 min

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

$17 - $23

Bus via Diyatalawa  •  6 h 52 min

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

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colombo to Welimada 118.7 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Colombo to Welimada 118.7 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Welimada is to bus which costs Rs. 240 - Rs. 460 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombo to Welimada is to fly which costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 39000 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pettah CTB and arriving at Welimada. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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The distance between Colombo and Welimada is 117 km. The road distance is 189.9 km.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Welimada without a car is to train which takes 6 h 39 min and costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 3900.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Colombo to Welimada, including transfers.

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Colombo to Welimada bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, depart from Pettah CTB station.

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The best way to get from Colombo to Welimada is to fly which takes 1 h 56 min and costs Rs. 8500 - Rs. 39000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 2800 - Rs. 3900 and takes 6 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs Rs. 2000 - Rs. 2900 and takes 6 h 52 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 Welimada bus services, operated by National Transport Commission, arrive at Welimada station.

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Map of how to get from Colombo to Welimada.
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  • Distance: 73.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

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

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Colombo to Welimada twice daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Colombo to Welimada 3 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 6 h 6 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 Nanuoya
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Diyatalawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Bus from Pettah CTB to Welimada
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$2 - $3
AirCon
$3 - $4
Super Lux
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Katugastota to Welimada
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Colombo to Welimada is 190 km. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from Colombo to Welimada.

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

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There are 1428+ hotels available in Welimada. 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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