There are 7 ways to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Hatton  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Hatton (NUF) DWO - NUF

$43 - $220

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Nanuoya Express Train

$9 - $14

5 alternative options

Fly to Katugastota, taxi  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Katugastota to Nuwara Eliya

$52 - $189

Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Beragala 99 / ...

$25 - $32

Bus via Mount Lavinia  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Beragala 99 / ...

$25 - $32

Taxi  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya 107 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya 107 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya is to train which costs Rs. 1500 - Rs. 2500 and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya is to fly which costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 38000 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia and Nuwara Eliya is 102 km. The road distance is 171.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 4 min and costs Rs. 4200 - Rs. 5500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya is to fly which takes 1 h 37 min and costs Rs. 7000 - Rs. 38000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs Rs. 4200 - Rs. 5500 and takes 8 h 4 min, you could also train, which costs Rs. 1500 - Rs. 2500 and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya is 171 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya.

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Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines offer flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Hatton Airport.

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There are 741+ hotels available in Nuwara Eliya. Prices start at $21 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 15 min and costs Rs. 600 - Rs. 750.

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Map of how to get from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya.
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  • Distance: 63.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

Cinnamon Air and SriLankan Airlines fly from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya twice daily. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia to Nuwara Eliya hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 h 59 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Hatton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $360
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 Colombo Fort to Nanuoya
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $4
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Beragala
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1 - $2
Semi Lux
$1 - $3
AirCon
$2 - $3
Super Lux
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Katugastota to Nuwara Eliya
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Derana
Website
srilankaderana.com

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