There are 6 ways to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura by train, 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

Train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Long Distance

$1 - $5

5 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  6 h 7 min

  1. 4-7 / ...

$31 - $47

Taxi  •  3 h 48 min

  1. 138.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. 138.4 miles

$16 - $25

Train to Colombo, fly to Sigiriya, taxi  •  4 h 41 min

  1. CMB - GIU

$251 - $591

Fly Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. DWO - KDZ

$25 - $160

What companies run services between Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka and Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 4 h 44 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
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 Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura Town
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$3 - $5
Train from Mount Lavinia to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
Train from Kandy to Anuradhapura
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1 - $2
2nd Class
$1 - $3
1st Class
$3 - $5
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Puttalam to Anuradhapura
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Casons Rent-A-Car
Phone
+94 11 4 405070
Website
casonscar.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia and Anuradhapura is 174 km. The road distance is 221 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura is to train which costs Rs. 200 - Rs. 650 and takes 4 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura is to taxi which takes 3 h 48 min and costs Rs. 14000 - Rs. 17000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mount Lavinia and arriving at Anuradhapura Town. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

The train from Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura Town takes 4 h 44 min including transfers and departs once daily.