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There are 5 ways to get from Dambulla to Udawalawe by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal to Embilipitiya

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Dambulla to Udawalawe

Drive

  1. Drive from Dambulla to Udawalawe

Taxi to Kandy, fly to Koggala, taxi

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

Fly Sigiriya to Colombo, taxi

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB)
  2. Take a taxi from Colombo to Udawalawe

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The cheapest way to get from Dambulla to Udawalawe is to bus which costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 1700 and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Dambulla to Udawalawe is to taxi and fly which costs Rs. 12000 - Rs. 90000 and takes 3h 37m.

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The distance between Dambulla and Udawalawe is 161 km. The road distance is 241.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dambulla to Udawalawe without a car is to bus which takes 8h 18m and costs Rs. 1200 - Rs. 1700.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Dambulla to Udawalawe, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kandy Airport to Koggala Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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

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SriLankan Airlines and Cinnamon Air offer flights from Kandy Airport to Koggala Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Udawalawe. Prices start at Rs. 35000 per night.

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The best way to get from Dambulla to Sigiriya Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs Rs. 950 - Rs. 1200.

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Map of how to get from Dambulla to Udawalawe.
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  • Distance: 160.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Dambulla to Udawalawe via Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal and Embilipitiya in around 8h 18m.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Kandy to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 6000 - Rs. 75000
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 5500 - Rs. 75000
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Kandy to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 6000 - Rs. 75000
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
Rs. 5500 - Rs. 75000
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
Rs. 170 - Rs. 230
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
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
Book at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
Rs. 240 - Rs. 320
Semi Lux
Rs. 390 - Rs. 470
AirCon
Rs. 500 - Rs. 600
Super Lux
Rs. 868
Superline Travels
Phone
+94776942070
Email
info@superline.lk
Website
superline.lk
Bus from Dambulla to Colombo Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
superline.lk
Other operators
Taxi from Dambulla to Udawalawe
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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