There are 9 ways to get from Dambulla to Mirissa 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Express Train
  2. Colombo Commuter / ...

$21 - $29

8 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. 35-1

$55 - $67

Taxi  •  4 h

  1. 175.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  4 h

  1. 175.4 miles

$21 - $35

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  3 h 24 min

  1. NUF - KCT

$90 - $285

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  4 h 1 min

  1. KDZ - HRI

$312 - $863

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Weerawila, taxi  •  3 h 40 min

  1. KDZ - WRZ

$422 - $753

Fly Sigiriya to Colombo, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. GIU - CMB

$233 - $567

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. KDZ - DWO

$61 - $306

What companies run services between Dambulla, Sri Lanka and Mirissa, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Dambulla to Mirissa via Aukana and Colombo Fort in around 9 h 21 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Aukana to Maradana
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Polwathumodara
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 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
Train from Maradana to Polwathumodara
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 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 Dehiattakandiya to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$2 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $4
AirCon
$4 - $5
Super Lux
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Dambulla to Dehiattakandiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dambulla and Mirissa is 214 km. The road distance is 281 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dambulla to Mirissa is to drive which costs Rs. 3300 - Rs. 4900 and takes 4 h.

The quickest way to get from Dambulla to Mirissa is to taxi and fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 46000.

It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to get from Dambulla to Mirissa, including transfers.