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There are 4 ways to get from Dambulla to Udawalawa by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal Trincomalee / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Embilipitiya 3-1 / ...

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Taxi  •  3h 59m

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Udawalawa 241.7 km

Drive  •  3h 59m

  1. Drive from Dambulla to Udawalawa 241.7 km

Taxi, fly  •  3h 37m

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Kandy
  2. Fly from Kandy (KDW) to Koggala (KCT) KDW - KCT
  3. Take a taxi from Koggala to Udawalawa

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The cheapest way to get from Dambulla to Udawalawa is to bus which costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 4000 and takes 8h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Dambulla to Udawalawa is to taxi and fly which takes 3h 37m and costs Rs. 95000 - Rs. 210000.

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The distance between Dambulla and Udawalawa is 394 km. The road distance is 241.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dambulla to Udawalawa without a car is to bus which takes 8h 10m and costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 4000.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Dambulla to Udawalawa, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dambulla to Udawalawa is 242 km. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Dambulla to Udawalawa.

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Map of how to get from Dambulla to Udawalawa.
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  • Distance: 394.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 10m

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

You can take a bus from Dambulla to Udawalawa via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and Embilipitiya in around 8h 10m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Kandy to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 85000 - Rs. 190000
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
0112587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Website
https://www.ntc.gov.lk/
Schedules at
https://www.ntc.gov.lk/times/
Standard
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Semi Lux
Rs. 250 - Rs. 300
AirCon
Rs. 340 - Rs. 390
Super Lux
Rs. 577
Bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Embilipitiya
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
Rs. 240 - Rs. 320
Website
https://www.ntc.gov.lk/
Schedules at
https://www.ntc.gov.lk/times/
Standard
Rs. 240 - Rs. 320
Semi Lux
Rs. 390 - Rs. 470
AirCon
Rs. 500 - Rs. 600
Super Lux
Rs. 868
Superline Travels
Phone
+94 777 382 186
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
Rs. 2400 - Rs. 2600
Website
https://superline.lk/
Other operators
Taxi from Dambulla to Udawalawa
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Estimated price
Rs. 13000 - Rs. 16000
Taxi Dambulla
Phone
+94 76 36 05 437
Website
taxidambulla.wordpress.com
Kandy Meter Taxi
Phone
+94 81 49 55 655
Website
kandy-taxi.business.site

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