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There are 6 ways to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura Town Long Distance

$1 - $4

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Bus, taxi  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Puttalam 4-7 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Puttalam to Anuradhapura

$31 - $42

Taxi  •  3h 48m

  1. Take a taxi from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura 138.4 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura 138.4 miles

$16 - $25

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

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  2. Take the train from Kandy to Anuradhapura

$25 - $158

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

  1. Take the train from Mount Lavinia to Colombo Fort
  2. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Sigiriya (GIU) CMB - GIU
  3. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Anuradhapura

$249 - $586

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

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

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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 4h 44m.

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The distance between Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia and Anuradhapura is 174 km. The road distance is 221.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura without a car is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs Rs. 200 - Rs. 650.

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

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Mount Lavinia station.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Anuradhapura Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura is 221 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura.

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  • Distance: 108.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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 - $4 and the journey takes 4h 44m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Flights from Colombo to Sigiriya
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Mount Lavinia to Anuradhapura Town
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
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 Kandy to Anuradhapura
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
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
Train from Mount Lavinia to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1
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
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $2
AirCon
$1 - $2
Super Lux
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Puttalam to Anuradhapura
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Casons Rent-A-Car
Phone
+94 11 4 405070
Website
casonscar.com

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 372+ hotels available in Anuradhapura. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 15m and costs Rs. 600 - Rs. 750.

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